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Director of Works and Precinct
The salary is £53,165 per annum.
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York Minster is more than 800 years-old and its gothic architecture is subject to a complex and ongoing cycle of repair, restoration and conservation. The Stoneyard’s craftsmen and women are immensely skilled and knowledgeable about both the church building and the Precinct properties.
Could you be the person to lead the team in responsible stewardship, so that we pass the Minster onto the next generation in the best possible condition?
Can you build strong and productive relationships with your team, other Minster colleagues and volunteers, and external stakeholders?
Are you able to produce clear reports, clarifying complicated detail for colleagues, prioritise your workload and that of your team effectively, and make recommendations?
If the answer to all of the above is yes, you could be perfect for the role of Director of Works and Precinct at York Minster.
The Director of Works and Precinct has strategic leadership for the Works Department overseeing the maintenance, restoration and conservation of York Minster and the Precinct properties and other precinct services.
The immediate priorities of the successful candidate will be:
· The conservation of the South Quire Aisle buttresses
· To oversee the design, prepare and commission a new sound system
· To publish a 5 year plan for the maintenance of the Minster and Precinct properties incorporating Shrinking the Footprint thinking
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