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Head of Engineering Services
£54,421 - £63,059 (with the opportunity for progression to £68,892) plus excellent benefits

The University of Bath is seeking to appoint a Head of Engineering Services within the Campus Infrastructure team.

The University of Bath was founded in 1966 and is known for its strengths in the fields of engineering, natural sciences, social sciences, and management. The university is consistently ranked highly both nationally and internationally, and was named ‘University of the Year’ by The Times and Sunday Times ‘Good University Guide’ 2023.

With a student population of over 20,000 and nearly 4,000 staff, the University has a picturesque campus which includes a mix of modern and historic buildings, as well as green spaces, a residential portfolio of 6,400 bedspaces and world-class sports facilities.   In the last decade, we have invested over £450 million in our campus - this includes new accommodation, academic buildings, and sports facilities such as the Olympic Legacy swimming pool.

The Head of Engineering Services role takes responsibility for the strategic planning and delivery of engineering services and infrastructure management across the University estate portfolio.  You will provide professional guidance and leadership to the University on strategy and policy for engineering infrastructure, whilst leading a multi-disciplinary team of engineering professionals on the delivery of strategic maintenance and compliance programmes, and energy saving and carbon reduction projects.

We are seeking an individual with proven experience of leading engineering services across a large-scale, diverse and complex portfolio.  To be a success in the role we are seeking an individual with outstanding stakeholder engagement and team leadership skills, and who is proactive and customer-centric in approach.

This role offers an engineering professional the chance to take a leadership role across a large-scale, diverse estate portfolio in a picturesque campus environment.  The candidate brochure can be viewed at 

To arrange a confidential briefing discussion please contact our retained advisor Matt Giles at MRG on and 07530 680 159.  Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to 

We value, promote and celebrate inclusion, challenging discrimination and putting equality, diversity and belonging at the heart of everything we do. We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged.


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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