The Royal College of Art is the UK’s only entirely postgraduate art and design university. The Royal Charter specifies that the College’s purpose is “to advance learning, knowledge and professional competence particularly in the field of the fine arts… through teaching, research and collaboration with industry and commerce”. Fifty years on, the College remains in the vanguard of creative enquiry, with around 2,000 students from 65 countries registered for MA, MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees.
The College is located on three sites in central London, in Kensington, Battersea and White City. In 2016 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced an unprecedented £54 million grant to support a major expansion at Battersea to create a flagship innovation campus, housing new research centres, knowledge exchange labs and additional space for the College’s highly successful business incubator, InnovationRCA. Work on the new building is due to start in early 2018 and complete in late 2020.
The College is seeking to appoint a Head of Estate Customer Services, an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of a dynamic fast-paced team. The main responsibilities of the role are to lead the provision of estate focused customer services across the RCA campuses, including technical maintenance, cleaning, security, post, shuttle buses, and catering.
The successful applicant will have a significant experience in the delivery of Hard and Soft facilities management and in the effective management of outsourced contracts. It is essential that applicants for this role have solid high level of technical expertise in all FM provision, particularly maintenance and statutory compliance. Experience of the setting and management of budgets and financial planning, including planning resource allocation and experience in the management of a diverse and demanding set of stakeholders is also required.
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Closing date for online applications is Friday 15th June 2018.
Be part of a winning team creating a culture of exceptional service delivery focused on enhancing the student experience. GDST are a world class network with a global reputation for academic excellence.
GDST is the leading network of independent girls’ schools in the UK. They educate approximately 8% of all girls at UK independent schools. There are about 19,000 pupils in the 23 GDST schools and two academies throughout England and Wales. All but two of the schools educate girls all the way through, from the age of three or four to 18. The GDST employs 3500 staff with an annual turnover of £200m.
Reporting to the COO, the Estates Director sits on the Executive board with overall strategic responsibility for all estates related activity including delivery of the capital investment programme and all operational estates maintenance. The Estates Director is supported by an in-house team of 15 technical staff with 8 based in the Head Office FM team.
This opportunity will suit professionals who enjoy operating with autonomy across a large multi-site portfolio where they can develop and deliver an estates vision/masterplan with true innovation and creativity.
The successful candidate will possess demonstrable professional achievement in the management of significant capital expenditure programmes with a strong understanding of operational estates maintenance. With a collaborative working style, you will have extensive experience in leadership and management as the ‘intelligent client’ with the ability to build strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You will ideally be a Chartered professional in a property related discipline with a wide-ranging background in delivering effective estates operations solutions across a similar diverse, multi-site portfolio.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 25th March 2018
For more information, including a briefing pack, please contact Michael Hewlett email@example.com or Ben Duffill firstname.lastname@example.org at The Management Recruitment Group on 020 8892 0115. The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.
A preeminent and growing private family office with an extensive portfolio of multi sector properties spanning Fulham, Chelsea and Kensington has ambitious plans to grow their portfolio through both development, acquisition and innovative strategic asset management. In order to implement this plan they are seeking to appoint am Asset Manager, responsible for building relationships with existing commercial customers and maximising returns from the assets through strategic planning, asset management, marketing and leasing.
Their £350m+ Property Portfolio has been built up over the past 70 years with assets spanning a mix of commercial, retail, residential, office, leisure and mixed use properties exclusively in the Fulham, Chelsea and Kensington. In order to grow the current portfolio up to £1bn, they are putting a road map in place to both expand and diversify their portfolio into PRS, Hotel and Industrial markets across the London Fringes and the South East.
As part of this strategy the Project Manager will play a pivotal role, with 20% of the Portfolio in development at any one time, with broad expectations that will range from liaising with Development and Asset Managers through to contractors, cost consultants and Joint venture partners. You will be overseeing all the construction process and acting as the internal client representative.
As would be expected ,with a role such as this, extensive experience with hands on asset management across multiple asset classes (Chartered background preferred). Owing to the current status of the portfolio, familiarity with Heritage and Listed buildings would be beneficial.
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About St James Schools
Founded in 1975 with the aim of providing a complete education for boys and girls from the age of 4 -18. The three St James Schools are based in London and Surrey. The Junior School and Senior Girls’ School are centrally located together in West London, close to Hammersmith and Kensington Olympia. The Senior Boys’ School is located in a 32 acre site in Ashford, Surrey. Together, St James Schools offer a distinctive approach to education; they aim to provide an environment in which a pupil can discover all that is best within his or her own nature.
Reporting to the Assistant Bursar – Estates, the post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of all Facilities Management services in the Kensington Olympia site, including all aspects of hard and soft services in addition to minor works projects. You will ensure that ‘best in class’ services are delivered across this unique portfolio including the effective management of the caretaking team.
The successful candidate will possess a proven track record in the effective delivery of facilities services across a comparable diverse customer facing environment. This role will suit professionals with a high level of personal credibility with demonstrable experience of engendering a culture of exceptional service delivery. Possessing the NEBOSH General Certificate is essential.
How to apply
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Hayley Mintern firstname.lastname@example.org or Robbie Hodder email@example.com at The Management Recruitment Group or alternatively 020 8892 0115. The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.
About St James Schools
Founded in 1975 with the aim of providing a complete education for boys and girls from the age of 4 -18, the three St James Schools are based in London and Surrey. The Junior School and Senior Girls’ School are centrally located together in West London, close to Hammersmith and Kensington Olympia. The Senior Boys’ School is located in a 32 acre site in Ashford, Surrey. Together, St James Schools offer a distinctive approach to education; they aim to provide an environment in which a pupil can discover all that is best within his or her own nature.
St James Junior School children are vibrant and generous individuals, each with their own talents, inventiveness and interests. St James develops positive attitudes to learning, and encourages children to demonstrate inspiration and individuality in their work. The pupils are challenged and supported by their teachers through basic practice to higher skills in every department. Every individual’s talent is appreciated and encouraged.
Reporting to the Headmistress, you will manage the admissions process so that it reflects the strengths and ethos of the school. The post holder will take responsibility for EYFS admission, claim nursery grants and liaise with feeder nursery schools. You will also work with the Marketing and Events department to promote the school to prospective parents.
The successful candidate will possess a proven track record in delivering high quality administration services within an educational environment. You will have experience in managing the admission process from start to finish providing best in class service. This role will require high level of attention to detail and the ability to communicate with a large number of stakeholders.
How to apply
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Hayley Mintern firstname.lastname@example.org or Sian Gardiner email@example.com at The Management Recruitment Group or alternatively 020 8892 0115. The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (RBKC) is one of the UK’s leading local authorities and as such owns and manages a prestigious and diverse property portfolio. The Council is investing heavily in its property portfolio with a multi-million capital investment programme currently being delivered by the Council’s Capital Projects Team, part of the Corporate Property Directorate.
The RBKC Capital Projects Team is seeking to make the key appointment of an ambitious Project Manager who is seeking to progress their career in a varied and challenging client side project management role.
Reporting to the Capital Programme Manager, the Senior Project Manager will play a key role in the delivery of the Council's capital programme across its diverse portfolio of properties. You will personally manage a diverse caseload of projects emanating from the programme including education, commercial, municipal, community, leisure, recreation, residential and regeneration schemes. Projects will include refurbishment, redevelopment and new-build schemes typically in the £1m to £10m value range and there will be the opportunity to gain experience on major capital projects valued in excess of £10m.
The successful candidate will have experience of managing a range of projects and project packages from inception to completion. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be proactive, flexible and keen to learn and progress your career in project management. It is essential that the appointed candidate is able to prioritise activities and manage a number of projects concurrently. Experience of managing projects in the commercial, education, public buildings and/or residential sectors would be advantageous but is not essential.
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea offers an attractive benefits package which includes a local government career average pension scheme, TFL zone 1&2 travelcard, support with CPD, annual performance related bonus payments and 30 days annual leave per year, excluding public holidays.
For a confidential discussion and/or the full job description please contact our advisors Marcus May firstname.lastname@example.org or Nick Coppard email@example.com on 0207 959 2368.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Management Recruitment Group has been exclusively retained for this campaign.
All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to them.
Closing date for applications: 7th January 2018
An Operations Manager is required by a national main contractor, with an enviable reputation for delivering Residential, Education, Health and Leisure projects throughout London and the Home Counties.
The company operates from their regional office in Surrey, and is now looking to appoint an Operations Manager to work very closely with the Regional Director, assisting in securing and delivering new work and framework agreements, throughout the Home Counties with projects valued between £5M and £150M.
Reporting to the Regional Director, you will be a client facing, work winning senior operator who has successfully delivered multi-million regeneration schemes. You will be able to oversee a layer of Operational, Engineering and Commercial teams, ultimately taking responsibility for the production, health and safety, cost and profitability of the scheme.
You will have understanding of managing phased developments, overseeing pre-construction, design and planning elements of large projects at different construction stages – whilst maintaining high standards of quality and client satisfaction.
You will be the direct point of contact to the client and external consultancies, ensuring effective information flow and awareness of design changes, programme and promoting effective teamwork and best practice between all stakeholders in the project.
The role also demands the encouragement of teamwork, promoting awareness of the high standards set by the company. Additionally, you take responsibility for hiring, management, training and promotion of staff.
On offer for this Operations Manager role is a salary of up to £100,000 per annum, plus a comprehensive benefits package.
Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving 0208 892 0115 or at email@example.com
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We are currently retained to find a Director to lead the South East Office Agency division of a highly successfully and well known firm of Real Estate advisers. The firm has a demonstrable track record in the market with a strong transactional presence in both Central London and most regional markets.
The decision has now been made by the firm’s management team that a new leader is required to drive the office agency business forward in the South East of England and the outskirts of London. While traditional leasing deals will be the focus for the team, it is also believed that some development and investment deals will be done if appropriate.
The successful candidate will need to have a strong track record in the market with a client following and deal history. The firm is generally stronger working for the Occupier so a Landlord focused client base is more desirable. This opportunity will suit a highly ambitious individual who can see the long term vision of the business and work to help this vision be achieved.
Imperial College ThinkSpace is an exciting venture within Imperial College London. ThinkSpace offers premier laboratory and office space in West London and the wider region, coupled with support services tailored to the needs of growing companies. ThinkSpace environments are designed to provide collaborative co-location opportunities for spin-outs, scale ups and global businesses to nurture and grow innovative, entrepreneurial communities.
Through this co-location model, businesses, entrepreneurs and world-class researchers can share ideas and turn scientific and technological discoveries into new products and services. Further information can be found at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/thinkspace/
The Property Development Manager plays a key role in the Asset Management and Property Development Strategy of ThinkSpace, and takes delegated responsibility for the legal, commercial and partnership agreements relating to property development and management at ThinkSpace. The Property Manager will work closely with the Director – Property, to develop ThinkSpace’s growth and asset management strategy in line with the College’s academic strategy.
This is a ‘hands on’ role requiring ambition to deliver commercial success within an academic setting in a fast-developing area of Imperial College.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a project management, building consultancy or development. Working closely with the Property Director you will gain exposure to general practice surveying activities including leasing and asset management including presiding over the refurbishment of existing assets as well as the development of new space.
In this client-facing role excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as you will work with an incredibly diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
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Closing date is Sunday 15th October at midnight.
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Having a clear strategy and mission, our client are currently acting on behalf of a high profile and well known Banking Group providing a range of Corporate Real Estate Services (CRE). Due to a recent restructure a Director is required to manage the whole transaction management process with a particular focus on disposing of the Retail element of the portfolio.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of working for a comparable Corporate Real Estate consultancy or within a corporate organisation where disposals who high on the strategic direction of the portfolio. Retail experience and ideally retail banking experience would be exceptionally beneficial. Being able to work at pace, manage numerous transactions at anyone time while priorities the key assets to transact on.
This opportunity affords the successful candidate the ability to work with a dynamic and focused team of property professional while acting for a well known, complex and challenging client organisation across a number of assets. The appointee will be part of the CRE leadership team and have the opportunity to help with the overall growth and development of the division.
For further information and a candidate briefing document please contact me via email on email@example.com or 07854 865017.