Account Director in Leatherhead, United Kingdom



Account Director

Location – Home based with travel to Swindon/Leatherhead/client sites (including London.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK with a 3 year footprint, in order to obtain the relevant security clearance.

KBR has developed and implemented an innovative, cost effective Estates Intelligence solution. The Estates Intelligence solution empowers our clients to accomplish strategic objectives by optimising insight into estate activity and performance in an evolving FM market. As part of the ongoing growth, KBR is actively recruiting to expand its team to deliver current and future Estates Intelligence contracts.

Are you an accomplished leader with a robust network and a track record of building strong client relationships? Are you experienced in delivering Estates/Facilities Management services within complex environments? We are currently seeking a talented and strategic Account Director to join our team and drive the successful delivery of services to our valued clients.

About Us

We are a leading provider of Estates/Facilities Management and intelligence services, dedicated to delivering exceptional solutions tailored to our clients’ needs. Our commitment to excellence and innovation has established us as a trusted partner in the industry. With a dynamic and supportive work culture, we foster professional growth and encourage our team members to thrive.


As an Account Director, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the successful delivery of Estates/Facilities Management and intelligence services to our clients. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships, acting as the primary point of contact and ensuring exceptional service delivery.

  • Developing and executing strategies aligned with clients’ current, emerging, and strategic needs, identifying breakthrough initiatives and projects.

  • Collaborating with clients’ senior teams and supply chains, fostering mutual trust and driving value through strategic insights and improvements.

  • Leading the development and implementation of operational improvements, ensuring compliance with standards, policies, and regulations.

  • Cultivating a positive employee climate and working environment that promotes continuous improvement and reflects the core values of the organization.

  • Acting as an escalation point for all aspects of services delivered, possessing comprehensive knowledge of the team, contracts, and estate operations.

  • Utilizing qualified personnel and subject matter experts to proactively identify potential issues, optimize operating systems, and deliver insightful management information.

  • Supporting the Integrator team in establishing trend analysis and benchmarking to drive continuous improvement and innovation across projects.


To succeed in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Proven experience as an Account Director or similar senior-level position in Estates/Facilities Management, with a deep understanding of complex estate environments.

  • Strong network and established relationships within the industry, demonstrating a track record of successful client management.

  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with the capability to identify and implement breakthrough initiatives.

  • Extensive knowledge of compliance standards, policies, and regulations related to Estates/Facilities Management.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams towards achieving common goals.

  • Strong business acumen, with the ability to drive value for clients and develop long-term partnerships.

  • Degree qualification in a relevant field is preferred.

If you are a strategic-minded professional with a passion for delivering excellence in Estates/Facilities Management and building lasting client relationships, we invite you to apply for the position of Account Director. Join our team and contribute to our continued success in providing exceptional services to our valued clients.


At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient and safer.

We Deliver — Together.


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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