MRG have been retained by our client, a London-based Housing organisation, to recruit a Head of Property Safety. This is a newly created permanent role, reporting to the Director of Property.
Our client has identified the need to build a new team with a focus purely on property safety and compliance. Within your remit, you will be responsible for the management of day-to-day property safety/compliance work (including fire safety, gas safety, structural safety, water hygiene, electrical, lifts, asbestos). You will ensure all relevant buildings have valid fire risk assessments and actions arising from these assessments are implemented on time and to high quality standards. You’ll produce and implement a resident engagement strategy focussed on property safety issues as well as operational management, annual planning, performance monitoring, service improvement and development of the Property Safety team. You will be responsible for all estates and facilities operational and service delivery matters within your remit including compliance to national standards and line management of the 5 person team on a day-to-day basis.
You will bring
As an experienced Head of Service from a public sector property background you will have over five years of experience managing a compliance or health and safety-related service for residential buildings. You will have extensive experience of the current housing related legislation of compliance work streams including fire, gas, asbestos, electrical etc as well as experience managing Health and Safety with Construction (D&M) regulations. You will be an experienced people leader and have a desire to build a team around you. The current team of 3 is being expanded and your responsibility will be to shape that team, adding 3 new heads once you join. You must have access to your own vehicle and a drivers license.
This role would suit someone who comes from a building surveying, construction or engineering background. Our client is seeking someone with the right credentials, therefore it is essential that applicants possess one of the following charterships: MRICS, MCIOB, IOSH, RIBA, CIBSE.
In return, you will be taking on a new and exciting Head of Service role for a well known organisation. You’ll be working directly for a Director of Property who is the one driving the organisational culture to one where compliance and safety play a key part of how the business operates. You will have full support at every turn, the freedom to influence other key stakeholders in the organisation and have your say at Senior Management meetings. The role comes with a salary of £73,000 plus £1,000 car allowance.
What to do now
For a confidential discussion, please contact the consultant managing this post, Nicholas Coppard (Nicholas.Coppard@mrgpeople.co.uk) of The Management Recruitment Group on 07896 079495.
Applications should consist of a current CV and supporting statement.
Applications are open until the role is filled. This is an urgent posting, requiring an immediate start
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MRG shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidate/temporary worker is submitted for a vacancy or assignment, or in any terms of employment or terms of engagement for temporary workers. MRG Interim Executives will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with the candidate’s merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required by the particular vacancy.
Are you a Senior Director in Commercial Property Management who is looking to take the next step in your career progression to lead and manage a nationwide property management function?
Suited to an individual who is keen to move away from a more corporate structure, you are someone who is comfortable and confident to be involved in the hands on day to day management of assets as well as being client facing and able to offer strategic property management advice.
You will benefit from working alongside established industry professionals, where career development is enhanced and supported. You will be involved in the restructuring of Property Management services offered to clients, articulating a vision for the Future of Property Management in the context of the wider Real Estate Industry.
You are an inspiring Leader who can coach and drive a team of property professionals, ideally having managed large teams of 25+.
You are someone who thinks “outside the box”, with a track record of fresh ideas and implementing them successfully.
demonstrates good judgement, modern thinking and ability to challenge negative behaviour in an appropriate way.
Commercially minded individual, capable of making difficult decisions for the betterment of the company.
A naturally engaging relationship builder, demonstrating experience of developing a trusted network of contacts and delivering innovative solutions
Recognised as an expert by clients and peers in the Property/Facilities Management field
Offering a competitive annual salary plus car allowance, pension, healthcare and significant bonus opportunity, plus the chance to shape and change the role of Property Management for the future, this is a truly unique and interesting opportunity for a trailblazing Property Management professional to seize and make their own.
Please get in touch with Matthew Evans today if you would like to find out more about this opportunity.
Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer
The Clifton Diocese is seeking to make the vital appointment of Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer.
The Diocese of Clifton is the Roman Catholic diocese covering the West of England and includes the City and County of Bristol, the counties of Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset. There are 107 parishes within 13 deaneries serving a Catholic population of around 190,000.
The Executive Assistant is responsible for a broad range of operational and business management activities in order to support the Chief Operating Officer and ensure that the organisation runs smoothly and effectively.
Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, the appointed with oversee a host of operational business activities including HR, Data Protection and Administration. In conjunction with the specialist HR consultant, the appointed will advise central staff and those at parish level on personnel administration and queries. The appointed will also advise the COO and parishes on Data Protection matters, responsible for regularly overseeing policies, processes and compliance. Additionally, the EA will be the first point on contact for fielding queries and conducting research on behalf of the COO for a variety of matters. Ad hoc administrative support will also be required, working alongside the Personal Assistant.
The appointed will possess strong stakeholder management expertise and be confident in liaising with a range of diverse stakeholders including curia staff, clergy, volunteers and external organisations. The role suits an engaging and proactive individual who is keen to further develop their career. The post offers the opportunity to gain career progression within an organisation that supports professional accreditation and development.
The role is well suited to either an individual who is an experienced Executive Assistant with a track record of providing support at Board, CEO or COO level or a Personal Assistant/Administrator who is looking for a step up in their next role with a greater level and breadth of responsibilities.
Offering a competitive salary within the charity sector, working hours of 9am-4.30pm and the opportunity have a direct impact of the running of the organisation.
Closing date for applications is midnight on 23rd September 2020.
First stage interviews with MRG scheduled on 28th & 29th September 2020.
First stage interviews with Clifton Diocese scheduled for w/c 5th October 2020
A copy of the candidate pack can be found on the following link: https://online.flippingbook.com/view/512736/
For more information please contact our retained advisor Stephanie Howe (email@example.com) at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.
South Bank University (LSBU) is one of London's largest and oldest universities with over 18,000 students and 2,000 staff. Since 1892, the University has been providing vocationally-relevant, accredited and professionally recognised education.
LSBU has a large and diverse Central London estate portfolio with over 20 buildings totalling 120,000m2 in size. The University is constantly looking to develop and extend the benefits of its location and the features of its varied landscape with investments and improvements that constantly further enhance our student offer.
Reporting to the Director of Director of Estates and Academic Environment (EAE), the Deputy Director of EAE (Estates Services) will lead the Estate Services team in the strategic direction, implementation and management of all FM, space management and estates information management across our diverse estate. This is a large team encompassing a core internal team of c. 25 in addition to c.300 colleagues engaged via external FM providers. The varied remit includes all aspects of soft facilities services (security, catering, cleaning, portering) in addition to space management, moves management and management of the CAFM/estates information systems.
The successful candidate will possess demonstrable experience of leading a facilities and workplace management function across a comparable multi-site property portfolio. You will be a strong communicator with extensive experience in leading a ‘best in class’ customer facing team of both directly employed and contracted staff. This role will suit professionals who enjoy taking full day to day operational responsibility in addition to fully participating in long-term planning of a consumer led portfolio.
As one of the largest and fastest growing independent school groups in the UK, the Inspired Learning Group (ILG) is looking to appoint an innovative and adept individual to shape and implement a marketing and admissions strategy to support the group’s long-term vision.
ILG currently owns and operates 16 schools and nurseries across Greater London; employing more than 330 staff to look after our 1,300+ pupils. As a newly created role, you will work closely with the individual schools’ leadership teams to establish and deliver a highly effective and forward-looking centralised admissions and marketing function.
Reporting directly to the CEO, you will have oversight for the planning and implementation of all pupil recruitment activities across the group including open days, taster days, assessment days and induction days. In addition, you will oversee marketing across ILG with a view to improving the group’s overall standing and reputation.
The post holder will provide strategic planning and leadership across these areas whilst possessing the gravitas and credibility to inspire and motivate both internal and external stakeholders.
7-10 years’ experience in a Sales and / or Marketing role with demonstrated success in growing/increasing sales in a competitive market is a pre-requisite for this role.
Student Roost is an owner and operator of purpose-built student accommodation across the UK. We’re not quite the new kids on the block, having already created a portfolio of over 17,000 beds and ambition to increase that in the near future; but we’re at the very beginning of building our brand, our culture and our DNA. That makes it a really exciting time to join us.
Already, we’re made up of really good people and are a business who will endeavour, always, to do the right thing, in the right way – truly putting students’ experience, welfare and safety at the top of our agenda.
Our Senior Operations Managers are the magic ingredient we use to deliver an exceptional customer experience; they put the customer centre-stage and make sure the rest of the business does so too. They strive for customer retention and recommendation.
The Senior Operations Manager lead a team of Operations Managers and Assistant in the day to day running of the properties, leading the team to deliver an exception service; ensuring that our student experience is first class. You will lead the lead the site teams to ensure we fill our properties all year round, with customers who want to stay year after year, creating a vibrant community.
The successful candidate will possess a track record in leading operations across a comparable environment, ideally in student accommodation, hospitality or leisure. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and strong commercial ability. The role will suit individuals with a high level of credibility, team leadership and the capability to deliver excellence.
For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact our advisors Hannah Searle (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Hayley Mintern (email@example.com) of The Management Recruitment Group.
As one of the largest and fastest growing independent school groups in the UK, the Inspired Learning Group (ILF) is looking to appoint an accomplished Head of Operations to drive change and maximise efficiencies across their portfolio.
ILG currently owns and operates 16 schools and nurseries across Greater London; employing more than 330 staff to look after our 1,300+ pupils. Best practice and innovation lie at the heart of each of their settings and the Head of Operations will ensure that this approach is embedded in all the group’s operational and service delivery functions.
Tasked with leading non-academic operations across all sites, you will be responsible for all matters relating to the estates, maintenance and administration teams.
Experience of defining, developing and delivering new frameworks and processes to ensure continuous improvement are key for this role as well as the capacity to identify, report on and recommend improvements to the CEO.
With oversight for Health & Safety, Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding, the successful candidate will possess excellent analytical skills and will have the ability to develop and implement policies and standards.
Highly developed planning and organisational skills are pre-requisites for this role as is the ability to collaborate with, influence and inspire a broad stakeholder base.
Our client is a leader in both Design & Build Residential and also Speculative House Building who is looking to appoint a Regional Construction Manager to cover sites across Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Hampshire.
With a strong pipeline of development opportunities and further developments planned over the next 5 years, they are now looking to add to their Senior Management team with the appointment of a Regional Construction Manager to oversee up to 5 live schemes at any one time valued anywhere between £15m and £45m GDV.
The emphasis on the role will be to support the Project Managers and site teams on your own developments, being involved in everything from pre-construction stage, engineering, site set up, managing health and safety and reporting to the Main Board on a weekly / monthly basis.
The successful applicant will have experience delivering large scale residential mixed use RC frame schemes for either a developer or principal contractor as well as Traditional Build, Timber and Steel Frame.
Someone with a Site Engineering background or a strong knowledge would be advantageous, albeit they will also consider exceptional individuals with a different construction related background.
Key Qualities for the role:
Site Engineering background (ideally but not essential)
Educated to HNC or equivalent construction related qualification
Experienced in running up to 2 projects or above at any one time
RC Frame experience of residential schemes, Traditional Build and Timber Frame.
An executive package consisting of basic salary up to £90,000 for exceptional candidates, bonus scheme, rail travel, company car, 25 days annual leave, pension, and healthcare along with a raft of further company benefits.
If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Residential Recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications.
An experienced Assistant Site Manager is required for a residential scheme of 49 units in Bedford.
You will have 3 – 5 years experience in the role of Assistant Site Manager as part of a team.
You will report into the Senior Site Manager and will be responsible for all construction activities from external works subcontract packages which include groundworks, structural and works packages through to finishing and handover.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Work to programmes of works set out by the Senior Site Manager.
Manage resources of the project to maximise output and deliver to programme.
Control various subcontract packages.
Health & safety management and promotion in line with the company policies and procedure.
Attend subcontractor site progress meetings.
Have a valid Management CSCS Card, SMSTS and First Aid as a minimum
Minimum of 3 years Assistant Site Management experience.
Volume House Builder background.
Good level of IT literacy in Microsoft Office packages.
Working knowledge of Asta Power Projects and document control software.
Competitive basic salary of between £40,000 - £45,000
Choice of company car or car allowance
25 days annual leave
Raft of other benefits
If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website.
We are specialists in Residential Recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications.
A proven Project Manager with experience of large-scale Design & Build experience of Residential Contracting schemes of between £30m - £45m.You will be contractually astute, be able to manage clients expectations at every stage of the build.
The project is a development of 193 units across 3 blocks of RC Frame ranging from 7 storey’s up to 10 storey in central Bracknell.
The Project Manager will lead and manage all elements of the build including Commercial and Technical and will take full control from cradle to grave. Reporting directly to the Contracts Director, you will be the No1 on the development and will be responsible for day to day production, planning and programming of works, management of all site personnel and will be required to run progress meetings to the regional management board.
You will have worked for a Design & Build Main Contractor and will have experience delivering complex city centre schemes.
Experienced at taking schemes from day one through to handover.
Experienced at delivering schemes of between £30m - £45m.
Excellent Planning & Programming skills using Asta or MS Projects.
Experienced managing all elements including Commercial & Design.
Extensive RC Frame knowledge.
A market leading salary of between £80,000 - £95,000 per annum (negotiable for the right person) Bonus, Car Allowance, BUPA, pension and generous holiday entitlement.
Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Dominic Monaghan on 07866 118825 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Residential Recruitment
Join an industry leading team that places excellence at the heart of everything we do.
With more than 8,000 staff and 36,000 students, and a turnover of c.£700m the University of Birmingham is a leading Russell Group University. Our heritage as the UK’s original ‘redbrick’ and civic university, is combined with one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in higher education. Quite simply, at Birmingham we make things happen. Home to world-class researchers whose work on everything from new cancer treatments to harnessing the power of atoms for future energy sources makes a real difference to people’s lives - the university provide innovative solutions to big problems. We think, recruit and compete worldwide. The stunning, 300 acre Edgbaston campus is iconic.
Campus Services employs over 1100 staff and has a turnover exceeding £60m in the last financial year. Sport plays a unique and significant role in the quality of the student, staff and visitor experience at the University of Birmingham.
We are now looking for an outstanding candidate to provide leadership across our sport, fitness and wellbeing agenda. You will be an outstanding leader with a passion for realising the potential of sport to have an impact on our students, staff and wider community. You will have previous senior management experience within a complex environment. You will also have the ability to lead and manage staff effectively in order to provide a first-class service. Experience of managing large budgets and generating income commercially is essential, as is experience of developing and embedding strategies across a large function. It requires a blend of strategic and commercial acumen, academic empathy, and strategic people leadership capability, to create an environment in which the diverse team can thrive and excel.
With a genuine commitment to continual service improvement, you will possess strong organisational, analytical and problem solving skills and have the ability to work proactively, using a high level of initiative. You will be an excellent communicator and have the ability to work collaboratively and across boundaries and to influence and negotiate effectively to achieve successful outcomes.
To arrange a confidential discussion and to request the full briefing particulars, please Hayley Mintern (Hayley.email@example.com ) of The Management Recruitment Group via email or on 020 8892 0115.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 20th September.