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Deputy Director of Estates – Planning and Development

£80,000 - £90,000

UK / South East

Estates & Facilities Management / Project & Cost Management, Building Surveying



Ben Duffill
020 3962 9900

Specialising solely in recruitment management consultancy at middle to senior and executive management level, Ben has successfully planned and executed recruitment campaigns across the higher education, scientific research, local and central government, NHS, public landmark attractions,


Job Description

REF: 13671
Posted: 25 May 2018
Closes: 24 June 2018

The University of Surrey is an international university with a worldwide reputation for excellence in teaching and research. It offers students a unique combination of high academic standards, employment success and a prime location in beautiful surroundings, yet with ease of access to London. The University is a rewarding place to work offering staff a varied and challenging workload.

Reporting to the Director of Estates and Facilities Management, the Deputy Director of Estates – Planning and Development will form a key part of the E&FM senior leadership team and will support the Director in the strategic development and management of the University’s property and land portfolio. This is a senior leadership role responsible for leading, directing and managing a wide range of estates professional planning and development services with a particularly emphasis on leading the planning and delivery of the University’s ambitious capital development programme.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading estate development programmes across large scale and complex estates and property portfolios. You will have strong strategic planning skills, with the ability to successfully lead an estates team in the delivery of a broad range of activities across the areas of capital programme delivery, strategic management of the infrastructure and fabric of the estate, and space and property management.

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as you will be required to lead and inspire internal and external teams as well as gain the confidence of senior level stakeholders both inside and outside of the University.

The benefits package includes 25 days leave + 7 closure days + bank holidays, a competitive pension scheme (18% employer contributions), season ticket loan, childcare facilities and subsidised membership of the Surrey Sports Park.
For more information, including the full job particulars, please contact our advisor Ben Duffill at The Management Recruitment Group. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to

Closing date for applications is Sunday 24th June 2018

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Deputy Director of Estates (Planning & Development) - Unive…