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Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is seeking to recruit a Facilities Manager to lead the delivery of customer-focused facilities services across the University’s diverse campus portfolio of academic, research, enterprise and recreational buildings, and a student accommodation portfolio of over 2,800 bedspaces.

The QMUL Estates and Facilities Directorate is core to the University’s strategic ambition to provide a world-class managed estate with excellent facilities for students and staff.  A key part of the Estates and Facilities Directorate’s role is to provide outstanding facilities management services, and we are seeking to appoint a Facilities Manager to lead on the provision of our FM services across our estate portfolio.

Through a large-scale, dedicated in-house team, the Facilities Manager will lead the delivery of a high standard, customer-focused facilities management service that enhances the on-campus experience for QMUL’s students, staff and visitors.  The Facilities Manager will continually monitor the performance of FM service provision and drive a culture of continuous improvement and performance management throughout the in-house team and external delivery partners.  The main focus of the role will be on the provision of residential and non-residential cleaning, but the Facilities Manager also has a remit for waste management, portering, postal services, and grounds management. 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading large-scale in-house facilities management team to deliver high-quality FM services with particular experience and specialism in leading the provision of cleaning services.  You will have a customer-focused approach and will place an emphasis on continuous improvement through the setting and monitoring of SLA’s and KPI’s.  Experience of working across a high-footfall, diverse, multi-site estate portfolio would be advantageous.

The role offers a fantastic career development opportunity to take responsibility for leadership of FM services across a diverse estate portfolio in an inspiring university environment.  The Candidate Brochure can be viewed at

For a confidential discussion please contact our retained advisors Michael Hewlett ( of The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.  Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to

Closing date for applications is 22nd August 2021.  Final stage interviews are scheduled for early September 2021.

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The Management Recruitment Group, formed in 2007, focuses on senior appointments in the Built Environment.

Our team, currently over forty strong, work in specialist business units covering a broad range of activities from Facilities & Estates Management to Bids, Design, Construction, Property and Infrastructure.

When you work with MRG you will deal with an expert, someone who speaks your language and will grow with you as your business grows or help you when you need to move to develop your career.

Our Board has an average of over twenty five years’ experience in recruitment in Construction and Property, our Managers average over twelve years’ in their specialist fields and our Consultants average over ten years.

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