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Assistant Director, Facilities Management Operations

  • £71,000 - £71,000
  • Permanent
  • Bromley, UK
  • 17656

London & South East Education Group was formed in 2018, bringing together Further and Higher Education, together with a Multi-Academy Trust and an Apprenticeship company.  The Group is now a leading provider of Education across London and the South East for over 13,000 learners, and has aspirations for both growth whilst holding our existing provision to increasing standards.

From the Alternative and Special provision offered by our schools in our Academies Trust, to vocational courses of all levels in our College Corporation to degrees and professional qualifications as part of our Higher Education provision, we make educational accessible to everyone across the region, whatever their age, ability or interest.

Serving learners to enable our education provision across 17 sites (75,000sqm) to be  open, operational safe and compliant, whilst delivering capital reinvestment and renewal projects is our core function in estates. We are rationalising our estate….we are building whole new colleges….we are extending our schools…we are driving environmental sustainability…..and we are of course maximising our income to reinvest in our existing buildings through a long-term masterplan lens – it’s an exciting time!  We are on a journey of transforming our Estate team to support our ambitious plans and as part of this investment are seeking to appoint an Assistant Director: Facilities Management Operations.

Reporting to the Group Director of Estates, the Assistant Director: Facilities Management and Operations will take lead responsibility for the high-quality provision of a broad range of estates and facilities management functions, delivered through internal teams as well as external contracts and delivery partners.  The broad remit includes  estates PPM, maintenance, projects, infrastructure management, grounds management, cleaning, and reprographics across a diverse portfolio of College campuses and a growing number of School sites. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of leading a customer-focused estates and facilities operations function across a large, complex multi-functional estate portfolio.  We are seeking demonstrable leadership abilities, with experience of leading and managing service delivery through an in-house teams as well as external contracts.  The role calls for an individual with excellent stakeholder management skills, and who is highly motivated, positive and resilient.    

LSEEG values its staff and offers a positive, flexible and inclusive working environment together with a compelling overall package including progressive pay bands, a generous local government pension scheme (, remarkable annual leave entitlement (43 days annual leave plus public holidays and Christmas closure – up to 54 days in total), health and wellbeing support, training and development support and a host of consumer buying discounts.  To learn more please visit our candidate brochure at 

For a confidential briefing discussion please contact our retained advisor Michael Hewlett ( / 07972 579 938) of MRG.  Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and be sent to 

Closing date for applications is 29th January 2023.  Interviews are scheduled to take place during the week commencing 20th February 2023.

London South East Education Group actively welcomes individuals from all backgrounds to be a part of our cohesive community of teaching, learning and working.

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