Estates Business Services Manager

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London Metropolitan University is seeking to recruit an Estates Business Services Manager to play a key role within the Estates department.

London Metropolitan University is a striving and ambitious institution committed to transforming the lives of its students through excellent education.  We are committed to making education available to people from all walks of life, creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute to society, culture, public services and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.

The Estates Business Services Manager is a pivotal role with the Estates Department and leads the day to day running of the Estates Business Services team. Key aspects of the role will include developing and delivering an efficient and resilient supply of administration services that fits the needs of the department.  Leading and developing a feedback system, including the analysis of the data to improve services and providing line management to the Estates Business Partner to ensure a smooth flow of information into and out of the Estates department, connecting our services and projects to the wider university community.

We are seeking a highly organised, collaborative, positive individual who has demonstrable experience of leading business support services (including diary management, minutes, online filing system management, timesheets, purchase orders, invoicing etc) providing exceptional customer service. You will have experience of managing Business Partners or Account Managers, designing, and implementing feedback systems with the ability to analyse, interpret and present often complex information and to a wide audience.

We are seeking to attract a diverse field of candidates and welcome applications for flexible working.  The Candidate Brief can be viewed at

To arrange a confidential briefing discussion to learn more please contact our retained search advisor Sian Gardiner ( on 0203 962 9900.  Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to

Closing date for applications is 24th October 2021.

Championing equity and inclusion lies at the heart of everything we do here at London Metropolitan University.  Read more about our diverse community and our commitments to inclusion and equality at:


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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