University College London (UCL) is a globally recognised Institution and one of the UK’s most successful Universities with over 12,000 staff and 38,000 students. The activities of UCL have expanded as a result of a number of mergers and academic and funding opportunities.
Their estate comprises of over 250 buildings valued in excess of £2bn including more than 4 million square feet of academic teaching space and c.6000 units of student accommodation. UCL is embarking on a 10 year Capital Programme which will see capital investment over the period amounting to around £1.2bn and including the development of a New University Quarter (UCL East) at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The Accommodation Manager will be responsible for managing and operating our halls of residence, ensuring an exceptional customer service is delivered at all times.
You will be responsible for every aspect of the building, including overseeing the facilities and maintenance, ensuring health and safety compliance, housekeeping, reception services and room allocations, while working closely with the relevant departments in relation to student welfare and wellbeing. On top of managing the property, you will oversee the wardens, providing support and guidance, and manage any external contractors onsite.
You will champion best in class delivery and our ambition to be the leading provider of student accommodation within higher education.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable operational experience a consumer led environment (student accommodation, hospitality, hotels, apartments etc.) and on a comparable scale. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The role will suit individuals with a high level of credibility, team and contractor management skills, and the capability to deliver excellence.
For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact our advisor Charlotte MacGregor (Charlotte.MacGregor@mrgpeople.co.uk) of The Management Recruitment Group on 020 8892 0115.
Application is via CV and covering letter.
The competitive benefits package includes 27 days annual leave + 6 closure days (over Easter and Christmas) + bank holidays. The USS pension scheme has employer contributions of 18%. Details of the benefits of working at UCL can be found at http://ucl.ac.uk/hr/benefits/employee_benefits.php.
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at these levels.
The Royal Over- Seas league (ROSL) is a unique not for profit members organisation based in the heart of London. Since 1910 the ROSL has embraced a multi – cultural membership bringing people together from around the world to meet, socialise and foster an interest in the Commonwealth. Our club house is Grade1 listed and provides a home away from home for our members.
We are seeking to appoint a Head of Estates and Projects, a member of the ROSL Senior Management Team reporting directly to the Director General / CEO. This is an exciting new vacancy that will underpin the delivery of day to day planned preventative maintenance as well as projects to ensure statutory compliance and the highest standards of presentation and comfort for our members and users of the clubhouse. The post holder will plan and oversee refurbishment projects, health and safety / compliance and grounds maintenance working with the wider operations, events, functions and catering teams.
The successful candidate will possess extensive experience in the leadership of both 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 ideally with experience of working in the conservation of Listed buildings.
You will be a strong communicator with extensive experience in leading and managing projects. Change management and business transformation experience in a similar collaborative environment is essential. This post will suit professionals who enjoy taking full day to day operational responsibility in addition to fully participating in long-term planning. The successful candidate will ideally have a relevant built environment / engineering qualification and knowledge of compliance standards and regulations.
How to apply
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact our advisor Robbie Hodder (Robbie. Hodder@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or alternatively 020 8892 0115. The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.
We understand student life. In fact, we have over 25 years’ experience of providing a great choice of safe, clean and contemporary student accommodation. Since building our first purpose-built student village in the early 1990s, we have always believed that the best product, sensible prices, in the best locations will always succeed. It is a simple formula that continues to work.
We are a family run business and are proud to have stayed true to our family roots and hands-on ethos. We currently own and manage a portfolio of over 5,000 beds, across 9 cities, with an exciting development pipeline for the next five years.
Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Regional Operations Manager will be responsible for providing inspirational leadership and motivation to our teams across the South, to ensure the effective provision of world class residences to our students. You will be managing the day-to-day operational delivery; and will also play a pivotal role in achieving our strategic aim of being a world leading provider of student accommodation.
You will be the key interface with our university partners, ensuring that our relationship continues to flourish and our properties are integrated to the university community.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in leading operational teams in a consumer led environment (student accommodation, universities, hotels, apartments etc.) and on a comparable scale. A proven track record of mobilising new schemes and delivering performance improvement. A high level of commercial acumen is essential, including experience of budget management and setting and achieving financial targets.
For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact our advisors Charlotte MacGregor (Charlotte.MacGregor@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Hayley Mintern (email@example.com) of The Management Recruitment Group on 020 8892 0115.
Application is via CV and covering letter.
An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance Director to join a fantastic team within Taylor Wimpey, the Home Builder of choice. Working with the communities where we build and for the customers who aspire to purchase their homes.
Leading the finance function for the region, you will take over an efficient and effective Finance team. The East Midlands region of Taylor Wimpey will produce c650 units this year, and the department consists of a Finance Manager, and 5 accounts clerks and controllers.
The incumbent Finance Director is retiring, and we are looking for an experienced residential Finance Director to take over the running of this talented team. Your management focus will be on getting the best out of your team, taking a good team and making them better with a fresh impetus and energy.
As the Managing Directors right-hand, and effectively being their number two, you will qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA, and will preferably be someone with Housebuilding industry experience. This role requires someone with the confidence, knowledge, and ability to challenge their fellow directors in board level meetings, acting as another set of critical eyes, seeing things that aren’t right, and questioning in the right way so that mistakes are avoided, or things are not hidden. Sometimes hundreds of thousands of pounds can be won or lost on these meetings and the Finance Director’s ability to critically challenge what they are being told is essential.
Key Responsibilities: -
Catalysing optimal business performance
A businesses strategist
A financial steward
An expert finance operator
Key finance accountabilities and responsibilities
What’s in it for you?
This role represents a huge opportunity for you to make a big difference in the business, to bring a fresh perspective, and to energise your team. When putting budgets together we are looking for someone who can find that fine balancing point between the budget being a challenge, whilst at the same time being achievable. You must be detail focussed as ‘near enough’ is not good enough. You must also be cost driven, asking what are the cost saving opportunities? Can you implement any change of process? Are you doubling up anywhere?
With a drive and determination to succeed, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record at Director level in the housebuilding industry, adding their experience to a strong, exciting, and energised regional board team.
The post offers a package level which will ensure Taylor Wimpey are able to attract industry leading professionals. In addition to basic salary Taylor Wimpey offer a generous benefits package which includes: Up to 75% Bonus, Generous Pension Scheme, Long Term Incentive Plan reward scheme, Share Save Scheme, Health Cover
So what’s next?
Please apply below or for further information, please contact Nick Frost via email on firstname.lastname@example.org The Management Recruitment Group are Taylor Wimpey's retained recruitment partner for this position. Any direct applications or third party CV's will be forwarded to MRG.
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.
Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £150 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk.
Keele has embarked on an ambitious capital development programme that will see investment of over £350m into the University Estate over the next 5-10 years. Due to the scale and complexity of the capital programme the University is seeking to make the appointment of a Project Manager to strengthen the Projects team within the Estates and Development Directorate.
The Project Manager will lead a range of estate development projects including refurbishment, alteration, fit-out and new build schemes ranging in value from £100k to £10m. The postholder will enjoy a great deal of variety, with projects across teaching and research facilities, commercial workspace and hospitality space, public realm, sports facilities and residential accommodation on buildings varying from the heritage to state-of-the-art.
The successful candidate will possess significant experience of leading technically complex estate development projects in a client side or client’s consultant project management role. You will have a high degree of commercial acumen, with the ability to monitor and report on development progress from both a design, programme and contractual perspective.
It is essential that the successful candidate possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work successfully with a diverse range of stakeholders across a large, complex organisation. Experience of having worked on major capital projects in the education, healthcare, science, commercial and/or student accommodation development schemes would be particularly advantageous.
Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.
For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies
For a confidential discussion and/or the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (email@example.com) and Nick Coppard (firstname.lastname@example.org) at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: 3rd March 2019
Interviews will be held on: w.c. 18th March 2019
Post reference: KU00000