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Estates Director

£70,000 - £80,000

UK / West Midlands

Estates & Facilities Management



Melanie Pye
07530 734 568

Melanie has over 25 years' experience in executive search with a strong profile working on leaderships roles that require concentrated research and search skills beyond traditional networks. In early 2022, Melanie made an internal move to focus on senior assignments across independe


Job Description

REF: 16663
Posted: 09 February 2022
Closes: 06 March 2022
Malvern College is a leading independent co-educational day and boarding school for 660 pupils aged 13-18 years. A significant proportion of pupils join from the College’s two affiliated prep schools: The Downs Malvern and Abberley Hall, educating 400 boys and girls from 2-13. Situated on the slopes of the Malvern Hills, and in North Worcestershire, the three beautiful campuses, set in 300 acres of stunning grounds, provide a wonderful environment within which to learn and work. The Malvern brand is globally strong with sister schools in Qingdao, Chengdu, New Cairo, Switzerland and Hong Kong. In total, more than 4,400 pupils experience a transformational Malvern College education around the world. The Malvern College Family also includes thriving enterprise and guardianship companies, in addition to a well-established fundraising and alumni relations Society.
The Director of Estates, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, will play an integral part in the strategic leadership and planning of the College’s estates, leading a broad portfolio of functions including estate planning and development, estate maintenance, facilities management and Health & Safety. This appointment is a newly created post and the role is critical for the continued management and development of Malvern College’s property and transformation of the Estates team.
We are seeking an individual with significant and proven experience in estates management leadership roles across complex organisations in a comparable context. You will have a track record of developing and implementing estates strategies whilst being adept at leading and managing an in-house team and experience of change and transformation management. Experience of leading estates provision across a complex portfolio of historic facilities would be particularly advantageous.

The role calls for an individual that shares the College’s values and has exceptional interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills with a clear enthusiasm and passion for delivering best in class estates that are future proofed.
For a confidential briefing discussion please contact our advisors Hayley Mintern or Melanie Pye of The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 6th March 2022.

The Management Recruitment Group have been retained as our exclusive advisor for this appointment and any third party or direct applications will be forwarded to them.

Malvern College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all employees to share this commitment. All employees must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.