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Head of Engineering

£43,434 - £50,296

UK / East Anglia

Construction, House Building & Development



Nick Coppard
07896 079 495

Nick is our Business Sector Director for our Healthcare, Science, Education and Public Attractions business and manages the delivery of high-profile campaigns for leading institutional client organisations across a range of project and programme leadership related roles. Nick has worked


Job Description

REF: 16606
Posted: 27 January 2022
Closes: 13 February 2022

Head of Engineering

£43,434 to £50,296 per annum plus a generous benefits package including relocation assistance

Founded in 1963, the University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned University based on a campus that provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 16,872 students. A leading UK University, UEA is currently ranked 22nd in the UK by the Complete University Guide and features in the top 200 of World Universities (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2022). The University was recently ranked as one of the top 50 employers to work for in the UK.

UEA is a Campus-based University on the edge of a beautiful, historic city and the Estates and Facilities Division is proud to be able to make a beneficial contribution to the University’s vision by managing, developing and creating a Campus that makes a positive impact on the living and learning experience for students and staff. To prepare for the University’s growth in student numbers we are embarking upon an exciting period of new development and modernisation of the campus.

Reporting to the Head of Estates Strategy & Delivery the post holder will lead, develop and maintain a sustainable Engineering and Infrastructure plan to support the UEA’s built assets (buildings, plant & infrastructure) maximising a compliant, reliable, efficient function aligned to industry best practice and enacted in collaboration with the Maintenance, Projects and Sustainability, Utilities and Engineering delivery functions.

The successful candidate will possess a degree in a relevant engineering or facilities management related subject or relevant chartered professional membership; and have proven experience in leading and developing a sustainable Engineering and Infrastructure Plan across comparable technically complex estate portfolios. Given the strong leadership requirements of the role it is expected that prospective candidates will have proven team leadership experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Further information and a copy of the candidate information pack can be found on the following link

To arrange a confidential discussion and/or to request the full briefing particulars please contact our retained advisor Matthew Giles ( of The Management Recruitment Group via email or on 0207 959 2368.

Closing date for applications: 13th February 2022

Interviews: w/c 28th February