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Associate Director, Property and Space

The University of Greenwich is seeking to appoint to the post of Associate Director, Property and Space within its Estates and Facilities Directorate.

The University of Greenwich is one of the largest universities in the UK and works with universities across the world delivering its programmes. With breath-taking heritage campuses, it combines the old with a new, dynamic vision for the future:  high quality curriculum design and delivery, research-informed teaching, technology-enhanced learning, students as partners, and promoting student success within a cross-cultural context. The Greenwich campus is based on a UNESCO World Heritage Site and we are custodians of 16 listed buildings with special architectural or historic interest.

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities (Capital, Property and Space), the Associate Director, Property and Space is responsible for the strategic asset management across the University estate. The post holder will optimise the use of physical assets by developing and implementing space and asset management functions in support of the 2030 Estate Strategy.  This is a key role that will ensure the University derives best value from its estate portfolio, and crucially delivers inspiring and fit-for-purpose space for students, staffs, visitors and partners.

We are seeking an individual with proven experience in a strategic estates planning role and a track record of leading and delivering space optimisation and utilisation strategies.  Experience of property asset management and appraising and working on transactions would be advantageous.  The role calls for an individual with leadership skills and experience as the team comprises a Building Information Manager Space Manager and Moves and Change Manager and is supplemented by a diverse team of external partners.

The candidate brochure can be viewed at Associate Director.

For a briefing discussion please contact our retained advisors Nicholas Coppard ( ) and Stephanie Howe ( ) at MRG.  Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to  and   

Closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd March 2024.

Associate Director, Property and Space

Greenwich, London, UK
c. £87,000 plus excellent benefits

Published on 6 Feb 2024

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