Generous compensation package, including signing bonus, pension, return flights home each year and tax-free earnings
About the role
On behalf of our client, The Management Recruitment Group have been retained exclusively to source multiple candidates to the post of Director, Real Estate Development for one of the world’s largest giga-projects based in the Middle East. This role will be responsible for leading the performance management of Real Estate Development from project inception to delivery and handover, of a Phase or Key Asset.
Our client is a fully funded development vehicle at the very start of a ten-year programme with a $500bn portfolio of projects. We are currently sourcing for their newest scheme, a $10bn project consisting of 5 separate CUDA’s (Community Urban Development Areas). Our client has identified the need to hire multiple individuals at the same level, each to take on a separate destination-style CUDA within the scheme. The postholder will be responsible for delivery of premium office, retail, hotel and leisure spaces alongside a world-class urban realm. Each project will run alongside another major infrastructure and greenfield development programmes in the region. With some projects completed and ready for handover and others still requiring funding and business case preparation, this is a multi-faceted role requiring a full range of skills and capabilities. The focus on expertise will be around infrastructure, leisure and hospitality projects.
You will be responsible for:
Directing development activities and providing strategic leadership and tactical implementation for the organization’s real estate projects across the region.
Leading the preparation of development and operational business plans (including market research, due diligence reports, financial analysis, investment strategy, anchors strategy, pricing, sale and lease strategy, risk register and exit strategy) of relevant real estate projects.
Producing consolidated high level executive reports, showing a clear picture of the entirety of the works within the residential real estate portfolio, recommending the strategy, and highlighting all critical issues, recommending actions and measures.
Preparing the delivery strategy of the development, coordinating with and integrating the input from other support functions including technical, legal, finance, market research, sales, and marketing and operation to deliver the project development plan.
Providing regular updates of the performance of the real estate portfolio based on the market research reports market drivers and trends, statistics, demographic analysis, absorption analysis and competitive set analysis, scenario analysis, the market competitiveness, and supply and demand drivers, risks and approved feasibility hurdle rates.
Managing the preparation and regular review of the project specific development and design briefs to ensure its alignment with the project business objectives.
Establishing, updating and regularly reporting on the consolidated risk register and mitigation measures.
Instructing, organizing and coordinating all development disciplines with the objective of harmonizing the diversified functions to deliver completed projects in accordance with the objectives established in the approved business plan.
Reviewing the property laws and provide advice on its impact on the development.
Reviewing and highlighting the risks associated with all the necessary legal documentation relevant to the real estate and development process that needs to be implemented, including contracts, appointments, sales agreements, leases, warranties, performance guarantees, purchase contracts, utilities contracts, master community declarations, owners association declarations, management association documentation, title deeds and other such documentation and correspondence to facilitate and deliver the development.
You will need to be
As an experienced Real Estate Development Director, you will have a strong background and track record in the delivery of large-scale urban development, Masterplanning and full lifecycle delivery. This is a mixed scheme, so equal consideration will be given to office, hotel and leisure experience as well as residential or mixed-use schemes. You will have ideally having worked as Development Director for >$100m portfolio of development projects , having held Director roles in blue chip main contracting, consultancy and government organisations and demonstrated experience in commercial and financial elements of JV structures including procurement, and the ‘front end’ delivery of design, development and asset management. You will focus on development & placemaking for Phase One from an ROI perspective, to ensure the success of phase two and a conceptual / visceral perspective. As such, they are very open to both transactional development directors that will focus on the dollars and cents as well as destination developers that will ensure this is a world-renowned destination and resort.
You do not need to have overseas experience to apply for this role.
Background, Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Construction Economics, Real Estate, Finance, Business Administration or comparable / similar appropriate qualification.
Minimum of 15 years of development management experience on major real estate development projects, with top reputable Developers.
Experience in the MENA property sector is highly desirable, though not essential, working for a top tier Real Estate Developer.
Proven expertise in office real estate development management, program management, financial analysis, property appraisals, business analysis, financial modelling & real estate market dynamics.
Substantial experience managing the real estate development process, from project initiation, acquisition, to project structuring, design, construction, commission and operation.
In return, you will be able to have direct oversight and responsibility for one of the world’s largest projects. You will be offered a generous compensation package, which will include a guaranteed high basic, bonus, pension, a sign-on bonus and relocation. On top of that, Non-residents who do not have a legal registration or a permanent establishment in Saudi Arabia are subject to withholding tax on their income derived from a source in Saudi Arabia.
What to do now
For a confidential discussion, please contact Matthew Donovan (Matthew.Donovan@mrgpeople.co.uk) of The Management Recruitment Group on 07964 465 343 Applications should consist of a CV and a relevant project list.
Applications are open until the role is filled. As there are multiple positions to fill, we will be holding weekly shortlisting meetings with our clients until all posts are recruited to.
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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is seeking to appoint to the key role of Head of PMO.
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) was established in March 2017 as a result of powers being devolved to it by Central Government most particularly in regard to securing major developments and improvements in respect of Transport, Housing, Education and Skills across the region with a vision to make Cambridgeshire and Peterborough the leading place in the world to learn, live and work. CPCA is made up of the leaders of the County, Unitary and District councils of the area, together with representatives of the NHS, Police and Fire authorities.
71 projects were identified as part of the Devolution Deal, to deliver a growth target over a twenty-five-year period. As of the end of 2020, 72% of those projects (51) have been implemented fully or in part. About 40 projects are currently live. The Authority’s agreed capital programme for 2021-22 is worth over £100 million, with projects including:
· a new employment focused university in Peterborough;
· an ambitious apprenticeship levy programme;
· delivery of a projected 1,500 additional affordable homes;
· regenerating market towns across the area;
· a digital infrastructure programme;
· 25 ambitious transport projects
· A Business Growth Service to help with COVID-19 recovery
· Establishing an Independent Commission on Climate with recommendation to be taken forward through the Combined Authority Action Plan.
The PMO (Programme Management Office) is the core corporate resource which keeps these projects on track, ensuring we deliver on time and on budget, and that performance is effectively managed and monitored in line with excellent programme and project management practice. The Head of PMO is responsible for establishing and running the PMO with the objective of ensuring that the project portfolio is delivered using a best practice approach to deliver agreed outcomes and devolution commitments and safeguard CPCA’s investments.
We are seeking an industry with demonstrable experience in a PMO management role, with a track record of implementing PMO processes across a large, complex organisation. Experience of working across programmes (Business, Education, Public Services, Transport, Housing) comparable to those found at the Combined Authority would be advantageous. The role calls for an individual with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to proactively and collaboratively engage with a diverse range of colleagues and stakeholders.
The role offers an individual the opportunity to take up a high-profile post that will play a key part in the realisation of a variety of transformative projects and programmes that will create a tremendous social and economic benefit for the region.
CPCA offers a range of staff benefits including a generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme as well as excellent training and development opportunities. The candidate brochure can be viewed at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/954027394/
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and Isle of Wight is seeking to appoint to the newly created role of Hard FM and Projects Manager.
The Office of Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) supports the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) serving Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. PCCs are elected to make policing more accountable and give people a greater voice on police and crime matters.
The OPCC provides a link between Hampshire Constabulary and the communities they serve. Hampshire Constabulary are one of the biggest forces in the country and provide policing services to the people of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Hampshire is a diverse region with a largely rural coverage, plus urban areas such as Portsmouth and Southampton, including ports and airports. The OPCC owns and occupies a diverse, multi-site property portfolio of over 130 assets including: police stations, Police Investigation Centres, corporate offices, and training facilities.
As a key member the estate management team, the appointed candidate will lead on all Hard FM services including estate compliance, planned and reactive maintenance programmes and smaller capital works (BAU). Working closely with the Head of Estates, you will be responsible for driving and implementing a five-year asset management programme in line with the requirements of Hampshire Constabulary and the Police & Crime Commissioner’s (PCC) Estate Strategy. In addition, you will also undertake a review of the current outsourced facilities management and identify opportunity for improvement to ensure that the Constabulary receive the highest level of estate service delivery.
The appointed candidate will also work closely with the Soft Services Manager in the delivery of the day-to-day operations and Capital Projects Manager to advise on design and M&E requirements of new projects.
The Hard FM and Projects Manager appointment offers the opportunity to be directly responsible for driving service delivery excellence across property management, estate maintenance and facilities management on behalf of a high-profile emergency service organisation.
Further information and a copy of the candidate information pack can be found on the following link:
London Metropolitan University is seeking to recruit a Head of Health and Safety to take up a key leadership role for the University.
London Metropolitan University is a striving and ambitious institution committed to transforming the lives of its students through excellent education.We are committed to making education available to people from all walks of life, creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute to society, culture, public services and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.
The Head of Health & Safety is responsible for providing assurance to the Senior Leadership Team and Health and Safety Committee on the status of the University’s compliance with statutory, regulatory and best practice health and safety compliance.Key aspects of the role include the development and implementation of Health & Safety Strategy, maintenance and continuous improvement of Health & Safety polices and processes, leadership and management of the Health & Safety team, all to drive a best practice culture for health, safety and wellbeing throughout the University for students, staff and the wider University community.
We are seeking an individual with demonstrable experience of leading a health and safety function cross a large-scale, diverse organisation in a comparable context.The successful candidate will possess demonstrable experience of delivering health & safety management initiatives that drive organisational change and performance improvement, resulting in best practice (including the programme to achieve ISO45001 accreditation).
The role calls for an individual with proven leadership and influencing skills and with a strong focus on delivering excellent customer experience.It is anticipated that you will have a relevant professional background in the health and safety industry, supported by a relevant professional qualification.
role provides the opportunity for a motivated health and safety professional to take up a senior leadership role across a diverse London-based university that has an ambitious and aspirational culture. We are seeking to attract a diverse field of candidates and welcome applications for flexible working. The Candidate Brief can be viewed at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/464685125/
To arrange a confidential briefing discussion to learn more please contact our retained search advisor Michael Hewlett (email@example.com) at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 26th September 2021
Ascot Racecourse is seeking to appoint a Head of Estates to lead a world-class standard of property and estates across its renowned land and property portfolio. Ascot is a world-renowned racecourse attracting up to 600,000 guests each year and is the home of some of sports most prestigious race meetings. Ascot is a global lifestyle destination venue for horseracing and events, the leading racecourse in Britain and one of the finest in the world. With an estate covering 264 acres, Ascot has a diverse land and property holding including extensive leisure facilities, corporate assets, the iconic racecourse and residential assets. A notable asset within the estate is the iconic Grandstand which has seen investment of some £250m since 2004.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of Estates will lead an internal and external team responsible for a wide portfolio of estates and facilities management activities ensuring that development and asset management strategies are realised, and that world-class estates and facilities management services are delivered with operational efficiency and professionalism. You will lead and motivate the in-house estates and facilities team to deliver high-quality estates maintenance provision and capital investment whilst working closely with the Managing Director on strategy development including the appraisal of future major development schemes.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in leadership roles across large scale property and estates portfolios of significant complexity. We are seeking to maximise the potential of our history and brand and the physical environment needs to support this – we are therefore seeking a leader that has demonstrable experience of successfully leading transformation programmes resulting in exceptional estates service provision through an in-house team.
Given the diverse nature of stakeholder relationships and the requirement to lead and motivate a multidisciplinary team, it is expected that prospective candidates will have excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills and be extremely delivery focused and customer oriented. The role calls for the ability to lead and work in a flexible and responsive manner given the demands of the Ascot lifestyle and sporting calendar. The candidate brochure for the role can be viewed at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/860732679
Procurement Co-ordinator Student Roost are a provider of 20,000 student beds, across 21 university towns, spread across the UK. Their residents are at the heart of their business, and they want to be in tune with their needs and demands, to enable them to thrive, whilst at university.
They are big on their people too, providing welcoming work environments, interesting roles and a raft of opportunities. They are putting major efforts into building a brand and an organisation that people want to work for, and they are excited about continuing their already great work in the coming months.
Overview The procurement team are paramount to the success of their business and the Procurement Co- Ordinator is a key role in ensuring this success, therefore we’re searching for the best candidate out there to take up this exciting role.
As the Procurement Co-ordinator you will be responsible for co-ordinating suppliers and tender documentation including evaluation spreadsheets. You will manage supplier performance reporting (SLA’s and KPI’s), compilation of expression of interest register, deal with supplier applications and maintain tracker and risk register as well as assisting accounts payable with any supplier discrepancy issues and maintaining suppliers pricing lists to ensure as tendered and current.
You will develop an understanding within your respective area for all statutory and legal accountabilities Student Roost hold.
Person Specification The successful candidate will have experience in a purchasing/admin function. They will be working towards CIP’s or looking for an opportunity to attain CIP’s qualification. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The role will suit individuals with a high level of credibility and attention to detail.
To Apply For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact our advisor Hannah Searle of The Management Recruitment Group at Hannah.firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 3962 9900.
London Metropolitan University is seeking to recruit a Building Surveyor to join its Estates Operations team.
London Metropolitan University is a striving and ambitious institution committed to transforming the lives of its students through excellent education. We are committed to making education available to people from all walks of life, creating and advancing social justice, social mobility and access to opportunity and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute to society, culture, public services and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.
Working across our diverse estate portfolio of learning and teaching, research, commercial, recreational and sports facilities, the Building Surveyor will lead on the planning and delivery of estate investment programmes including refurbishment, long-term maintenance and compliance projects. Key aspects of the role include undertaking condition surveys, prioritising refurbishment and maintenance projects and providing specialist technical advice on building fabric issues across the estate.
We are seeking an individual with experience of leading refurbishment and strategic maintenance programmes across a diverse multi-site estate portfolio. You will have a highly customer-focused mindset, with high levels of enthusiasm and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. It is anticipated that you will have a relevant professional background in the built environment industry, supported by relevant professional qualifications and training.
This role provides the opportunity for a motivated building surveyor to take up a client-side estates management role across a diverse London-based university that has an ambitious and aspirational culture. We are seeking to attract a diverse field of candidates and welcome applications for flexible working. The Candidate Brief can be viewed at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/76429978/
As a key leadership figure, you will lead the Facilities, Estates and Transport functions across the sites. The post holder will oversee an in-house delivery team and will be fully responsible for the management of the facilities and the continuous improvement of the school’s buildings, grounds, sports pitches, gardens, site security, and cleaning functions. In addition, you will lead on the school transport services ensuring a high level of service for our pupils.
The school and Inspired Leaning Group have ambitious plans for the future with a number of exciting projects underway, this a key role within senior leadership team.
The successful candidate will possess a proven track record of leading operational facilities services across a comparable portfolio; ideally in a similar front facing role. They will have extensive experience of the full range of soft facilities services including the successful management of both in-house teams and external contractors. Ideally with a qualification in a relevant facilities management discipline. As part of a small management team, it is imperative that the successful candidate possesses excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with demonstrable experience in stakeholder engagement. The role will only suit individuals with a high level of credibility and an in-built desire to drive standards through innovation and change management. They will also need to be self-reliant and confident administratively.
The University of Bristol is seeking to appoint to the newly created senior role of Head of Campus Planning.
The University of Bristol is a thriving and international community dedicated to learning, discovery and enterprise. Situated in the heart of Bristol it is a major force in the life and economy of South West England and a world leader in research.
We have ambitious plans to improve and develop our Estate. In June 2016, the University launched its new strategic plan for the period up to 2023 and this sets out ambitious plans for the development of many areas of University activity which are to be supported by significant (and fully funded) capital investment including the £100 million plus transformation of the heart of the campus, Tyndall Place, and a new £350 million city centre campus, the Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus.
Reporting to the Director of Campus Development, the role will lead on forming Campus Division’s response to a wide range of competing space and asset needs/plans. As well as commissioning the critical data sets required for planning, the Head of Campus Planning must manage the immediate short-term needs for Faculties, Learning & Teaching and Professional Services, whilst also driving forward a shift to a longer-term vision through the development of a Campus Plan. The Campus Plan will be a 10-15 year road map to transform the University’s physical and built (including digital) environment team. The Plan will set-out an achievable strategic capital development plan which outlines the physical and infrastructure needs for the Campus. As such, the role will lead a multi-professional team aimed at integrating space and asset planning, placemaking, capital planning, development and the needs of the Faculties/University. Working directly to the Director of Campus Development, the post will play a pivotal role within Campus Division in the implementation of the integrated planning process (IPP), the cyclical business plan for the University, as well as responding to the opportunities and challenges facing University strategic planning.
Potential candidates will have a proven track record in a senior leadership role with responsibility for leading capital planning, estate masterplanning and space management across large-scale and complex estate and space portfolios. Experience and in-depth understating of capital project delivery and associated principles is essential. The role will suit an individual with excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills, with huge enthusiasm for strategic planning, built environment placemaking and transformation planning in a University Campus setting.
This role offers the chance for an induvial to take up one of the leading client-side capital planning and space management roles in the South West region, in one of the UK’s leading cities. The Candidate Brief can be viewed and downloaded at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/119640394/
One of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, the Institute of Cancer Research, is seeking to make the key senior appointment to the role of Director of Estates and Facilities.
The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We are world leaders in identifying cancer genes, discovering cancer drugs and developing precision radiotherapy. Together with our hospital partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four centres for cancer research and treatment worldwide. We have charitable status and rely on support from partner organisations, charities, donors and the general public. We have more than 1000 staff and postgraduate students across three sites – in Chelsea and Sutton.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Estates and Facilities will ensure, through excellent leadership, that the quality of estates and facilities service provision is exceptional and delivered in line with processes of continuous improvement. The role is in place to enhance the ICR’s ability to deliver a world-class environment for staff and students to achieve their organisational and personal goals. You will lead a broad portfolio of functions including estate planning and development, estate maintenance, facilities management and HSEQ.
We are seeking an individual with significant and proven experience in estates and facilities management leadership roles across complex, renowned organisations in a comparable context. You will have a track record of developing and implementing estates and facilities strategies in response to institutional strategy whilst being adept at leading and managing a diverse in-house team of estates, facilities and health & safety professionals. Experience of leading estates and facilities provision across a complex portfolio of critical facilities (such as scientific research and clinical environments) would be particularly advantageous.
The role calls for an individual that shares the ICR values and who has exceptional interpersonal, leadership and stakeholder management skills with a clear enthusiasm and passion for delivering world-class medical research facilities and service provision.
If you’re motivated to play a crucial role in leading the provision of a world-class estate environment and facilities services to enable ground-breaking and important cancer research, you can learn more by viewing the Candidate Brochure at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/701870765/.
The closing date for applications is 26th September 2021. Interviews will take place during mid to October 2021.
At ICR, we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion. We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff. We particularly welcome applications from women and people from ethnic minorities.
Bordering the Thames in Fulham and set in 42 acres of magnificent grounds, The Hurlingham Club is a green oasis of tradition and international renown. Recognised throughout the world as one of Britain’s greatest private members’ clubs, it retains its quintessentially English traditions and heritage, while providing modern facilities and services for its members. The Club continually looks at ways in which it can improve, for both current and future generations, the first-class social and sporting facilities within an elegant and congenial ambience.
Reporting to the Estates Executive, you will lead our large in-house & contracted teams, across all aspects of planned and reactive maintenance, including minor works and renewals. A proven track record in the management of a similar 'Technical Client' function, across a comparably complex estate, is therefore essential. You will have a strong understanding of M&E plant with an in-depth knowledge of statutory compliance.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are prerequisite traits, as is the ability to work in a collaborative and customer focused manner, across a large, complex and multi-faceted organisation. You will possess excellent technical skills with a recognised professional engineering/building services qualification and corporate membership of a relevant body. This role will suit a professional with experience across diverse estates, who is adept in delivering ‘best in class’ services in similar consumer led environments.
This is a role that will suit proactive individuals who take real pride in their estate.
The competitive benefits package includes living accommodation on-site. Also included are private healthcare, cash-plan and travel insurance, group life assurance, bonus, free meals whilst on duty and excellent pension scheme.
To arrange a confidential discussion and/or to request the full briefing particulars please contact our retained advisor Matt Giles (email@example.com) of The Management Recruitment Group.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 19th September 2021.