Director of Estates

Job details


Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AD


ca. £85,000 + pension and benefits

Hours of work

9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday



Closing date

October 2, 2023

Goodenough College is an educational charity that for more than 90 years has offered talented postgraduates from all over the world a supportive community in which to live, study and access outstanding opportunities.  The College owns an extensive historic estate, centered on Bloomsbury’s Mecklenburgh Square, as well as a separate Scottish estate.

Seeking to take a more strategic approach to the management of our estate, we have created this new role for someone who will thrive on ensuring that the maintenance, refurbishment and development of our College properties is well-structured and responsive to our long-term aspirations.  Our property portfolio includes listed buildings as well as more modern developments, so an understanding of planning and building regulatory requirements is essential.

We are looking for a self-starter with senior-level experience of strategic and operational estates management, along with proven leadership skills.

The College is friendly, collaborative and multicultural: our new Director of Estates will enjoy playing a full part in the life of the community.

For further details and to apply please visit  This opportunity is being readvertised.  Previous applicants are welcome to re-apply.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 2nd October 2023 at 09.00 UK time.

Goodenough College is committed to, and proud of, its equality of opportunity and diversity in employment.