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Head of Technical Services

£75,000 - £80,000

UK / West Midlands

Estates & Facilities Management

Permanent

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Hayley Mintern
020 8892 01165

Hayley is a Business Director and joined MRG in 2015. She is responsible for our public-sector Interim & freelance positions, based in our Twickenham office. She spent six years at the Rugby Football Union with education development before moving into recruitment in early 2013. 

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Job Description

REF: 13025
Posted: 12 January 2018
Closes: 05 February 2018

Not quite the new kids on the block, they have already developed and acquired a sizable portfolio, but are delighted to be launching Student Roost to the market. Student Roost are non-apologetically doing something a bit different, putting their customers at the heart of the business. They believe everyone deserves a comfy bed, great facilities and an all-round excellent service. They currently operate over 10,000 student beds throughout the UK and have ambitious plans over the coming years.

Overview

This is a new role within the senior leadership team with responsibility for providing specialist/technical expertise and advice on property matters. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer you will provide advice on critical areas and develop solutions to ensure that their properties adhere to the highest possible standards. You will play an active role in project design, commissioning and handover across all technical major projects and minor refurbishment schemes. You would also lead the interaction between maintenance and project delivery on all project based M&E engineering planned and systems renewal. This is a strategic post that will also include assisting in reviewing activities impacting on on-going maintenance across the portfolio.

This is an autonomous post that will comprise full budget management responsibility including long-term strategic planning. Key accountabilities include leading the delivery of a flexible, efficient and safe building services function to meet operational requirements to ensure they are resilient and robust.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will possess a formal qualification in an engineering related discipline, ideally to degree level and with chartered status. An in-depth knowledge of managing infrastructure operations across a comparable large, diverse, multi-site operation with demonstrable commercial awareness will be vital. This is a post that will suit professionals with developed communication skills, who are natural collaborators with the ability to engage stakeholders at a senior level. Extensive experience in the management of in-house teams in addition to outsourced providers.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact Hayley Mintern (hayley.mintern@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Charlotte MacGregor (charlotte.macgregor@mrgpeople.co.uk) on 020 8892 0115.

Application is via CV and covering letter. Closing date for applications is Sunday 4th February.