Head of Property (Commercial Real Estate)

MRG are working exclusively with Rolls Royce SMR. They are seeking a Head of Property, based in Manchester, who will lead the creation, development, and implementation plan for the RR SMR estate strategy..

Rolls-Royce SMR is a start-up joint special purpose vehicle (SPV) business, specifically created to design, construct and deliver a new fleet of Small Modular Reactors power plants that will be a critical and strategic player in the race to Net Zero carbon emissions globally.

Spun out of Rolls-Royce with its pedigree in engineering excellence but also attracting world class inward investment this is an exciting new business with an optimistic opportunity to be a global player in the coming years.

Working closely with shareholders and supply chain partners, the successful candidate will lead on all aspects of property, asset, and space management. This brand new role involves building and growing a professional team, ensuring the transition from feasibility to delivery is delivered smoothly and in line with the strategy.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading the creation, development and implementation plan for RR SMR estate strategy working closely with shareholders where appropriate (Rolls Royce Plc for example) and supply chain partners
  • Leading, developing, managing and coordinating the team, proactively managing performance, ensuring the effective induction of new staff and the ongoing direction, guidance, appraisal and development of individuals; promote a customer focused, constructively challenging, responsive and adaptable service.
  • Leading the strategic planning for the future development of the estate in support of the RR SMR Strategy, working collaboratively with project delivery teams
  • Leading and managing the development and implementation of space management strategies and policies.
  • Developing space norms/metrics and associated space management policies for UCL wide implementation and compliance.


Person Specification

  • RICS Qualified Surveyor with a wealth of significant Corporate Real Estate Experience, in-depth knowledge of property law, contract law and other appropriate legislation.
  • Proven expertise in developing and executing property strategies ensuring successful delivery.
  • Consistently contribute and nurture good teamworking through the organisation.
  • Understands Safety & UK Regulatory Affairs
  • Self-driven and motivated leader; able to mentor and motivate others.


If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please get in touch with the Rolls-Royce SMR Recruitment Partner, The Management Recruitment Group.


Matthew Evans


m: 07854 865017 | t: 020 3962 9900


Emilia Fasano


m: 07851259868 | t: 020 3962 9900


Rolls-Royce SMR and MRG are equal opportunities employers. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills – whatever their educational background, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break or those who are transitioning from different sectors.


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