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Director of Estates and Facilities

Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits

UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management / Project & Cost Management, Building Surveying / Real Estate, Asset & Property Management



Michael Hewlett
020 8892 0115

Michael joined MRG in early 2008 to launch a public sector division specialising within Estates and Facilities Management. He personally delivers Senior Management / Director level campaigns across all aspects of Operational FM including Campus Services, Maintenance & Engineering, Sustainabil


Job Description

REF: 14343
Posted: 24 January 2019
Closes: 17 February 2019

Steer the strategic direction of estates & facilities, creating a culture of exceptional service delivery focused on enhancing the student experience. Be part of an ambitious senior management team with aspiring plans for the future.

Creativity has always been the hallmark of Goldsmiths. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive, and ideas are allowed to grow. Our courses and research activities span the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, business and management across 18 academic departments.

The QS World Rankings place us in the top five UK Universities for Art & Design and Communication & Media Studies. Goldsmiths is also in the UK’s top 25 for the quality of our research, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (based on research quality scores in the Times Higher Education subject rankings).

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Director of Estates and Facilities will be responsible for the delivery of a customer centred estates and facilities management service that play an integral role in supporting the University’s 2018 – 2023 strategic plan. You will take full responsibility for the development and management of the University’s Physical Environment and will inspire and manage our diverse team. The department spans the areas of capital development, estates operations, facilities management, commercial services and health and safety in addition to all elements of energy/sustainability.

We are seeking an exceptional leader with a proven track record of developing and implementing property strategies across comparably large scale, diverse and technically complex portfolios. Positive, driven and a natural collaborator, you will possess excellent communication skills and commercial acumen with the intellectual confidence to succeed in a collegiate and collaborative environment.

The candidate brief can be viewed at
Closing date for applications is Sunday 17th February 2019.

To apply and/or to arrange a confidential briefing discussion, please contact our retained advisors Michael Hewlett ( ) or Ben Duffill ( of The Management Recruitment Group on 020 8892 0115.

Goldsmiths - Director of Estates & Facilities