HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. With offices around the globe, they create a better world through the design of buildings and spaces that respond to the needs people and the environment. Their designers are rooted in technical excellence, driven by imagination and focused on delivering solutions that inspire clients and communities. HOK work on some of the some of the most prestigious projects globally, with three recently being nominated for the Architizer A+ Awards, including the ADNOC Headquarters, Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Abu Dhabi’s Yas Arena. The London studio’s recent projects include The Francis Crick Institute, Palace of Westminster Committee Rooms and the Kuwait University College of Architecture.
Our London studio is seeking a Marketing Principal to join the senior leadership and deliver a strategic and proactive business development programme. Collaborating with the leaders of the business and overall management of the high performing Marketing Team. The Marketing Principal will champion the business development, bidding, marketing, knowledge capture and public relationship activities of the HOK London studio. You will be involved in front end business development whilst consulting on bid/no bid strategy, strategic bidding opportunities and taking a lead of ‘must win’ tenders.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in business development and marketing leadership roles, that have responsibility for strategy, capture planning and client interaction in relation to work winning. HOK’s expansive expertise and services requires someone who has marketed multiple sectors in relation to architecture, design or a related engineering field.
To arrange a confidential discussion and/or to request the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisor Elliot Fry email@example.com of The Management Recruitment Group via email or on 020 8892 0115.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 12th August 2018.
University College London (UCL) is a globally recognised Institution and one the UK’s most successful Universities. The UCL Estate comprises over 200 buildings valued in excess of £2 billion, more than four million square feet of academic accommodation and c 4000 student bedrooms. The scale, variety and complexity of the estate are unparalleled in the sector. UCL Estates is responsible for managing the delivery of an Estate Strategy with a capital investment programme in excess of £1.25 billion over the next ten years, with projects ranging in scale, complexity and value (from £100k to £500m).
Based on the requirements to deliver UCL’s projected £1.25 billion capital programme UCL Estates is embarking on a period of transformation to ensure that the Estates Development and Major Projects teams are resourced and organised in line with best practice and the scale of what needs to be achieved. Having recently made several key senior appointments we now seek to recruit a Head of Commercial to further strengthen the team.
The Head of Commercial (Estate Development) will take strategic responsibility for ensuring that UCL gets best value and a high degree of assurance from its capital investment. The post holder will lead a multitude of stakeholders including UCL Estates colleagues, cost and commercial management consultants, consultant and contractor teams to successfully plan and manage commercial, contractual, procurement and supply chain challenges and mitigate risk across major capital projects and a range of complex capital and small works projects including new build, refurbishments and improvements spanning the entirety of the UCL estate.
Candidates for this role will have a proven track record of leading the commercial aspects of large-scale capital projects and programmes in a client-side or client’s consultant role. You will have demonstrable experience of project and programme reporting from a commercial and risk assurance perspective. Experience of leading the commercial aspects of a large-scale (£100m plus p.a.) portfolio of projects across a diverse, multi-building estate portfolio would be particularly advantageous.
The role attracts a competitive salary and excellent benefits including 41 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and closure days), a generous pension scheme, personal and professional development support and health and wellbeing benefits. Further information on the details of the benefits of working at UCL can be found at http://ucl.ac.uk/hr/benefits/employee_benefits.php.
For a confidential discussion and/or the Candidate Briefing Pack please contact our advisors Ben Duffill (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Nick Coppard (email@example.com) of The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900. Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at these levels.
A FTSE 250 Pan-European real estate investment and asset management company is seeking to appoint a property management professional to its UK team.
The highly acquisitive Property Company currently have £1.8bn of assets under management throughout Europe, with over 50% of the portfolio in UK. Long term investment is made predominately into Business Space (office) assets in and around Greater London.
Offering asset, property and facilities management in house, the team work closely to manage, maintain and increase the value of the vast portfolio in line with the long-term investment strategy. Working in a team of three Property Management professionals, the appointed will be responsible for Managing part of the portfolio, to include:
The Property Manager works closely with the Facilities and Asset Management teams – meeting and reporting on the portfolio on a weekly basis.
This is excellent and rare opportunity to gain exposure on the client side for a RICS accredited candidate with experience of managing commercial office assets.
This is an exceptional organisation, with a people focussed environment. It allows Property Management Surveyors an outstanding opportunity to work in an proactive Property Company environment and be closer to the ultimate decision making process.
They offer benefits including: highly competitive salary, considerable bonus opportunity, loyal bonus, SIP options, gym membership and more.
For more information regarding this opportunity or to request a copy of the Candidate Information Pack, please contact Stephanie Howe of The Management Recruitment Group on email@example.com
Operating as one of the world’s leading real estate advisory firms, our client is currently seeking a Senior Surveyor to join its highly successful Property & Asset Management division.
Whilst based from its London office, the diverse and mixed portfolio is located throughout London and the South East. The first-class portfolio consists of a range of property types including: business space, retail and industrial. This multi-tenanted, complex and prestigious portfolio would be the jewel in the crown of most firms but is among comparable portfolios due to the quality of mandate managed by the business.
The key to success within this role is the ability to build strong relationships with the client and its in house Asset Management team – providing substantiated recommendations on all Management matters on a daily basis as well as advising on Asset Management initiatives where appropriate.
Working within an established team, offering a flat structure you will work closely with the senior team. Operating as the principal firm within the Property & Asset Management market, the business is recognised as attracting and retaining some of the strongest real estate professionals in their field. This is an excellent opportunity for an aspirational Surveyor to step up to a Senior Surveyor role.
The successful candidate will benefit from working within one of the most highly respected advisory firms, alongside industry figure heads where progression is encouraged. Offering a basic salary of up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance, pension, healthcare and significant bonus opportunity. The business promotes a strong work life balance with working hours of 9.30am – 5.30am.
For further information please contact Stephanie Howe at The Management Recruitment Group on: 07932 717 431 or at Stephanie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Centre Manager – Grosvenor Centre, Northampton
Having opened in 1976, The Grosvenor Centre is one of the premier retail destinations within Northampton and the surrounding area. With an unrivalled selection of over 50 stores, The Grosvenor is a prime retail asset offering convenience and choice for its customers, having undergone significant refurbishment and improvement in recent years.
As part of its long term investment strategy, the Landlord is committed to ensuring that the Centre is one of the best retail centres in the Midlands and at the heart of the Northamptonshire community.
A Centre Manager is required to provide strategic leadership, business and operational management for the Centre and to ultimately improve the trading potential of the Centre. The successful candidate will be responsible for advancing and contributing to the development of the operational asset management strategy for the Centre. In line with the business objectives of the Landlord, the appointed will play the central role in the delivery of high and efficient standards of onsite management and care, in maintaining The Grosvenor position in the locality as a best in class, desirable, safe and progressive environment for retailers to trade in and customers to shop, visit and work in.
The appointee will be responsible for the continued improvement of the quality of the retail environment at The Grosvenor. They will ultimately lead, develop and inspire the Centre Management team to deliver a service which is in line with the Landlords expectations and strategy.
The ability to build and maintain strong relationships within the retail industry, local community and business groups and acting as The Grosvenor Centre’s ultimate ambassador will be key to the further development of the scheme.
In addition to the overall leadership and operational management of the scheme, the Centre Manager will be responsible for;
• Marketing – ensure that the strategy is delivered in line with the Landlord’s plan.
• All financial management, retailer benchmarking/reporting and turnover of the Centre.
• Work with the Centre management team to oversee the delivery of significant project works.
• Drive additional income generation via commercialisation across the site.
• Overall responsibility for Health and Safety and Environmental Management.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a proven Centre Manager or retail professional to run a notable and progressive scheme. The Landlord is committed to continually improving the Centre, working with retailers to achieve the very best possible results, creating a destination which is an enjoyable environment for the tenants, customers and centre management team.
The role offers a highly competitive salary, a range of corporate benefits and the support and buy in of both the highly successful managing agent and renown institutional landlord.
For further information or to request a candidate briefing pack please contact Stephanie Howe at the Management Recruitment Group on 07932717431 or email@example.com.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 30th May 2018.
Join an industry leading team focused on providing a world class student experience.
University Partnerships Programme (UPP) is the leading provider of on-campus student accommodation infrastructure and support services in the UK. We have more than 35,000 rooms under management or in construction through long-term partnerships with 16 leading UK universities.
With over 800 employees, we work to deliver the very best student experiences, together with great universities. Our range of services includes; funding, design, build and operation of student accommodation.
Having invested over £2 billion to date, we intend to invest another £1 billion delivering great services, in long term partnerships with outstanding universities.
The central region covers nearly 8,000 rooms with an annual operating budget of £9 million. This region has a range of well-established partnerships with Loughborough University where we provide hard FM services, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham, Broadgate Park, where we provide total facilities management.
The Regional Director will work closely with the UK Operations Director, and take responsibility for the regional team of c.250 providing FM services. You will be the key interface for our partnerships, liaising with key stakeholders and clients. This is a pivotal leadership role and will play a fundamental part in driving service delivery in line with our contractual obligations and company targets forward, whilst enhancing the student experience.
You will have a proven track record in a senior leadership role delivering total facilities management, ideally in a complex, customer facing environment. The successful candidate will provide a ‘best in class’ service across a large, varied and geographically disparate portfolio, implementing a culture of exceptional delivery.
To arrange a confidential discussion and to request the full briefing particulars, please contact Michael Hewlett (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Charlotte MacGregor (email@example.com) or on 020 8892 0115.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd June 2018
The University of London is a federal University which consists of 27 of the world’s leading Colleges and specialist Research Institutes. Together, they make the University of London one of the oldest, largest and most diverse universities in the UK. When studying with the University, a student belongs to a particular member Institution as well as the University of London itself. Between the Member Institutions, the University has over 120,000 students studying over 3,700 courses. Not all students are located in London; some study at the University of London Institute in Paris and over 50,000 students study in over 180 countries on the University of London International Programmes.
The University owns a significant property portfolio located primarily in Bloomsbury which is renowned as one the world’s most prestigious academic campuses. The University’s Property and Facilities Management Department works to ensure that the estate is utilised efficiently and effectively.
Reporting to the Director of Property & Facilities Management, the Head of Estates Operations is a key leadership position responsible for defining and executing the hard and soft services management strategy. You will develop key strategies to ensure effective technical and financial management and creating a culture of service excellence. This an autonomous post that will ensure successful and compliant delivery of all FM services through our facilities and operational contracts and consultant frameworks.
The successful candidate will possess a proven track record in the management of a wide range of contracted services. You will be adept in the regular review of performance and contracts enduring value for money in addition to efficient operational delivery. The role will suit professionals with persuasive communication skills who enjoy developing collaborative partnerships with internal stakeholders.
For a confidential discussion and/or the full job description, please contact Michael Hewlett on firstname.lastname@example.org at The Management Recruitment Group. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to email@example.com
Closing date for applications is Sunday 20th May at 5pm
The University of London is one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK – and the most diverse. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognised globally as a world leader in Higher Education. We are a federal institution consisting of 18 self-governing Colleges of outstanding reputation and a number of acclaimed central academic bodies. The University of London offers almost every subject covered in any University curriculum, delivering huge flexibility and choice to its students.
The University of Property and Facilities Management Department delivers maintenance helpdesk, security, cleaning, portering, receipt and delivery, energy, environmental, sustainability, garden, landscaping, capital and project services across their campus consisting of c.40 buildings mainly based within the Bloomsbury area.
The Technical Services Manager will report to the Head of Estates Operations and work with the P&FM Team, all internal & external heads of departments to deliver and manage the Business Plan & Strategy across all building services. You will provide the client monitoring role on all M&E and fabric across all aspects of planned and reactive maintenance ensuring the success of the outsourced service provider.
To be successful in this post, you must possess substantial project and contract management experience in a complex technical environment and be qualified in an M&E discipline to HND level. The post will suit individuals with a proven track record in a similar diverse and complex multi-site portfolio.
For a confidential discussion and/or the full job description, please contact Michael Hewlett or Robbie Hodder at The Management Recruitment Group. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Closing date for applications is Sunday 20th May at 5pm.
Health Education England (HEE) ensures that the workforce has the right skills, behaviors and training, and is available in the right numbers, to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and drive improvements through supporting healthcare providers and clinicians to take greater responsibility for planning and commissioning education and training.
Health Education England is seeking to make a key appointment to the post of Head of Venues and Events to build on the success of their purpose built training, events and education centre. Reporting to the Head of Business Management, you will lead the events and venue team to ensure best in class service provision and high quality venue. Working closely with the senior leadership teams and key external stakeholders you will drive forward and manage the training and events programme to ensure it meets the needs of the business through internal or external venue management. This role offers a unique opportunity to work at a strategic and influential level and is integral to the continued success of HEE.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in developing a unique event offering with an emphasis on professional development and recruitment services. You will have experience of working at a senior management level with the ability to forge long term relationships with internal and external stakeholders and will be able to demonstrate strong operational skills with a track record of delivering an in house venues function.
For a confidential discussion and/or a full job description, please contact Hayley Mintern (firstname.lastname@example.org) at The Management Recruitment Group on 0208 892 0115. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to email@example.com
University Partnerships Programme (UPP) is seeking to make the appointment to the role of FM Estimator to support its growth plans.
UPP is the leading provider of on-campus student accommodation infrastructure and support services in the UK. We have more than 35,000 rooms under management or in construction through long-term partnerships with 16 leading UK universities. With over 800 employees, we work to deliver the very best student experiences, together with great universities. Our range of services includes; funding, design, build and operation university estates and infrastructure. Having invested over £2billion to date, we intend to invest another £1billion delivering great services, in long term partnership with outstanding universities.
UPP Residential Services Limited (URSL) is responsible for UPP’s provision of specialist facilities management services, ensuring the day to day delivery of high quality services to the students of our university partners. URSL is seeking to make the appointment to the role of FM Estimator to join its highly successful and growing team.
The FM Estimator will work with the URSL Bid Director, Bid Manager and other FM Estimator to devise, implement and deliver the business plan (growth) for the URSL business. You will assist the Bid Director in meeting the five year business plan by successfully converting the pipeline of new tender opportunities and generating new business opportunities with prospective clients.
We are seeking an individual with proven experience of estimating costs for winning facilities management bids, and in particular with experience of hard services FM. You will have proven analytical skills, a high appreciation of detail and data, and excellent knowledge and capability of IT systems (excel etc) related to estimating.
We are seeking a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as a key aspect of the role is the capability to work successfully with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
For a confidential discussion and the full briefing particulars please contact our retained advisors Hayley Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Nick Coppard (email@example.com) at The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) on 0207 959 2368. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.
Closing date for applications: 18 May 2018.