On behalf of our client, a private sector property investor, Interim Executives are currently recruiting for an Interim Project Director take on a 12-month contract. Based in Central London, the Project Director will be responsible for the delivery of a high profile, landmark £60m refurbishment project, seeing the project through RIBA stages 4 to 7.
Our client has reached a pinch-point with other projects coming online and they require additional resource to help deliver this project on time. The this is a base build / CAT A fit out scheme followed by CAT B fit out for the tenant, but unique in terms of the intricacies and varying groups of stakeholders involved in the scheme. In essence, this role will have two clients, the investor and the tenant.
The scheme is valued at circa £60m and realises 150,000sqft of commercial office space over two phases of delivery, all while maintaining a live working environment for the existing tenants at the property. The first stage of delivery is August 2020, while the overall project completion date is March 2021. The Interim Project Director is supported by teams from both the tenant and the investor.
As an experienced Construction Project Director, you will have previously led and successfully delivered high profile cut and carve, fit out or base build schemes on projects of a similar size and complexity. Our client requires that ideally, this interim post will lead both on the construction delivery, but also be responsible for driving the design team to meet tight deadlines and maintain the overall programme timeline.
What you’ll get in return
In return, you will be offered the opportunity to take on a exciting role that you can truly make your own, working on a high profile and unique project. You will also be offered a competitive daily rate. Consideration will be given to those working both inside and outside of IR35 regulations.
What to do now
For a confidential discussion, please contact the retained recruitment advisor handling this assignment - Matt Donovan (Matthew.Donovan@mrgpeople.co.uk) of The Management Recruitment Group on 07964 465 343.
Applications should consist of a CV and evidence of similar projects either as case studies or a project list.
Applications close on Friday 6th March at 9am, however candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis and the role may be filled earlier than the closing date. Interviews with the end client will take place on Monday 9th March in the afternoon and this is a one stage interview process with an immediate start required following an offer to the chosen candidate.
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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.
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.
Goldsmiths, University of London is seeking to recruit a Fire Safety Manager to lead on fire safety management across the University’s diverse portfolio of activities, buildings and estate.
Goldsmiths is proud of its reputation for innovative and challenging thinking across its wide range of disciplines. Our courses and research activities span the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, business and management across 18 academic departments. Based across a diverse London campus of over 100 buildings, The QS World Rankings place us in the top five UK Universities for Art & Design and Communication & Media Studies.
Working within the Estates and Facilities Department, the Fire Safety Manager is specifically employed as the “competent person” to advise and lead Goldsmiths in all areas of fire safety management. The postholder will take lead responsibility for the development and management of Fire Safety policies, procedures and technical notes to ensure that the fire safety management system practices comply with all aspects of the Fire Safety legislation and best practice. You will lead on the identification of transformation and performance improvement initiatives resulting in best practice behaviours and compliance in relation to fire safety at Goldsmiths.
We are seeking an individual with significant experience in a fire safety management role across a complex organisation with a high-footfall, multi-building estate portfolio. You will have track record of delivering fire safety management initiatives resulting in best practice fire safety management and measurable adherence to compliance. The role calls for an individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as the ability to influence stakeholders and ensure compliance through a collaborative and engaging style is crucial. It is anticipated that potential candidates will hold a relevant professional qualification in the fire safety industry with demonstrable evidence of a commitment to fire safety related CPD.
This role represents an exciting opportunity for a highly-motivated Fire Safety professional to take up a client-side role within a dynamic and diverse organisation. The candidate brochure can be viewed at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/1062073813/
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is seeking to appoint an Assistant Programme Manager to play an important role on the programme to create a new University for the region.
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 driving forward an ambitious plan to develop a new university for Peterborough and wider region. The University of Peterborough of will be delivered over five phases with a capital investment of c. £100m. We are currently delivering phase 1, a £30m investment to create an academic building that will house Health, Social Care, Education, Management & Finance and Law Courses. Phase 2 is at the planning stage and will see the creation of a research building.
Reporting to the Senior Responsible Officer (Programme Director) for the new University, the Assistant Programme Manager will take responsibility for the day-to-day management of the delivery of the programme, with key aspects of the role being contract management and oversight of consultants and contractors, monitoring costs and timescales against expectations, and producing on reports across the progress of the programme.
The successful candidate will possess relevant experience in a project or programme management role with responsibility supporting the delivery of complex construction or estate development programmes. You will have strong commercial management skills, with the proven track record of managing contracts, project budgets and analysing and reporting on risk. We are seeking an individual with a high motivated, enthusiastic and receptive disposition and the interpersonal and communication skills to operate successfully with a diverse range of stakeholder groups.
The role offers an individual the opportunity to work on a high-profile and important project to create a University campus that will bring a tremendous social and economic benefit to 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/605923447/