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, leading and motivating the site teams to ensure an exceptional customer service is delivered.
You will be responsible for every aspect of the building, including overseeing the facilities and maintenance, ensuring health and safety compliance, staff training and management, housekeeping, reception services and room allocations, while working closely with the relevant departments in relation to student welfare and wellbeing.
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 experience in leading an operational team in 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 leadership and the capability to deliver excellence.
For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact our advisors 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.
£40,792 to £48,677 p.a. plus excellent benefits
The award-winning Department of Estates and Facilities Management (EFM) at the University of Sheffield is responsible for developing, managing and maintaining the University's buildings, facilities and grounds.
Estates Development is at the forefront of the University’s strategic and capital programme, managing and delivering developments and commitments that underpin its world class facilities.
The Estates department are seeking to make the key appointment of a Project Manager to play a role in the delivery of the University’s major capital programme. The Project Manager will manage a diverse range of capital projects ranging from £4m to £30m+ in value, whilst leading a project team of internal and external professionals from the inception and development of these projects, through to delivery and completion.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in project leadership roles with responsibility for planning and managing estate development projects in environments with comparable characteristics to those found at the University. With a strong technical background in construction and property, you will be experienced in leading the design development, procurement and delivery phases of projects of a complex and technically challenging nature. Developer led experience would be an added advantage, as would knowledge of Advanced Manufacturing / Research / High Technology facilities.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as you will work with a diverse range of stakeholders both within and outside of the University.
To arrange a confidential discussion and/or to request the full briefing particulars please contact our retained advisors David Craven (email@example.com) of The Management Recruitment Group via email or on 0161 638 0936.
Closing date for applications is Monday 22nd October 2018.
Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 12th November 2018.
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With more than 25,000 students, 4,500 staff and an annual turnover of £430m, we teach and research across a wide range of subjects in humanities and social sciences, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of east London, we are the only London University able to offer a completely integrated residential campus, with c. 2700 student bedrooms.
The Estates and Facilities Directorate is core to the University’s strategic ambition to provide a world-class managed estate with excellent facilities for staff and students. Commercial Services play a vital role in providing an attractive, desirable and convivial campus environment where students, staff and visitors feel welcome. The achievement of this aim will require creating exceptional partnerships with Queen Mary Students Union, academic and professional services staff as well as external experts and stakeholders.
The Assistant Director of Estates & Facilities (Commercial Services) is a strategic and outward looking leadership position which has full accountability for leadership, commercial viability and service delivery of the Commercial Services, which comprise Catering & Hospitality; Sales and Marketing; Residential Services and the Nursery.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive, entrepreneurial and commercially minded individual with a proven track record of leading (at both a strategic and operational level) and enhancing a large-scale portfolio of commercial and hospitality services. You will be experienced in leading change resulting in improved commercial productivity married with enhanced service delivery.
It is essential that the appointed candidate possesses excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, a passion for delighting customers and the persona to lead and drive a highly motivated and customer focused ethos across a large-scale and diverse internal team.
For a confidential discussion and/or the full job description please contact our retained advisors Hayley Mintern (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Michael Hewlett (email@example.com) of The Management Recruitment Group on 0208 892 0115. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications is 14th October 2018.
Interviews are scheduled for w/c 29th October 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).
Reporting to and supporting the Assistant Director, Space & Feasibility, the post holder is responsible for managing the development and implementation of space management strategies and policies. The post holder will manage and coordinate engagement with a wide range of internal stakeholders and partners to develop briefs, feasibility/scoping documentation and associated business cases. They will also work collaboratively with project delivery teams to ensure that client/stakeholder needs are properly interpreted at project design stage.
The successful candidate will possess a professional background and experience necessary to provide professional, technical and strategic advice at a senior management level within UCL, to identify and implement opportunities for improvement and the management of change.
The post requires a degree level education plus a relevant professional qualification, relevant high level knowledge of space strategy and management is essential. The Senior Space & Feasibility Manager will also need to have the ability to develop a detailed understanding of a range of academic, research, teaching, administrative and other space needs across UCL.
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 (email@example.com) or Marcus May (firstname.lastname@example.org) of 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.
King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (2018-19 QS World University Rankings) and among the oldest in England. With a turnover in excess of £778m, it has more than 31,000 students from more than 150 countries worldwide, and some 8,500 staff. King’s has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research.
King’s has four Thames-side campuses within a single square mile in the heart of London. The College has a prestigious and diverse estate portfolio which includes the historic Strand Campus (encompassing the East Wing of Somerset House), state of the art research and teaching facilities at the Guy’s, St Thomas’ and Denmark Hill campuses and modern teaching, residential and commercial accommodation at Waterloo. King’s is currently driving forward a £1 billion redevelopment programme which is transforming the physical environment of the College and is seeking to make the key appointment to the role of Associate Director Real Estate Development – Cost and Control to lead the development and delivery of this programme.
Reporting to the Director of Real Estate Development, the Associate Director of Real Estate Development – Cost and Control will take the lead role in ensuring that King’s achieves an exceptionally high level of value from its continued investment across its real estate portfolio.
Key responsibilities include oversight of all contractual and financial aspects of project delivery – budgeting, forecasting, cost control reporting and supply chain management; leadership on procurement strategies; and acting as the lead commercial professional to advise on commercial best practice and risk across the team and wider organisation.
We are seeking an individual with experience in a cost and commercial management role in a relevant context and with a proven track record for ensuring value for money from large scale real estate development programmes. Able to work at a strategic level, you will have the ability and experience to initial and implement strategies and processes and take a holistic view to the programme as well as being agile enough to undertake more project related activities such as option appraisal, cost planning, procurement and reporting activities. A senior position within the team, the role requires and individual with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and a well-developed understanding and network of the construction and property market.
The role represents a unique opportunity to take a strategic client side role on one of the more diverse and large-scale real estate development programmes in the London market. The Candidate Brief for the role can be viewed at https://online.flippingbook.com/view/223195/
For a confidential discussion please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Nick Coppard (email@example.com) at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.
Closing date for applications: 7th October 2018
Equality of Opportunity is College Policy
Head of Engineering - Twentytwo.
There's a whole lot of different in Twentytwo. Set to become the first vertical business campus in Europe where people and ideas can thrive.
Twentytwo has been designed from the outset as a community for around 12,000 people and will be a major evolution of the traditional office. The building includes many unique and original elements that aim to make the office a human place to work, addressing its social, wellbeing, convenience and environmental responsibilities.
Twentytwo will have over 3 acres of communal space offering a diverse mix of facilities including a food court, gym, business club, wellness, cycling, innovation hub and flexible workspace.
As technical authority The Head of Engineering will be responsible for leading all operational Engineering Services throughout Twentytwo; delivering intelligent and world-class engineering services to enhance customer attraction and retention. The Head of Engineering will also provide strategic direction to the senior management team, contributing to the overall success of Twentytwo.
As well as having a demonstrable track record of `leading’ all Engineering services within a significant commercial environment, it is expected that the successful candidate will be able to work with the main contractor from transition phase, through to occupier mobilisation and onward to steady state management. It is vitally important that Twentytwo remains at the technological forefront and the Head of Engineering will possess a relevant building services qualification, ideally with professional membership of a relevant body and must be able to maintain personal knowledge in line with current standards and changing legislation.
This is an outstanding opportunity to play a key role at an internationally unique and iconic building, pushing the boundaries of service and expectations to new heights.
The project is currently in the development, leasing and set-up phase, with completion due in Q3 2019.
For further information and a full candidate briefing document please contact Twentytwo’s recruitment partner, The Management Recruitment Group for further information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’re Keele University and we’re different. Founded more than 60 years ago on the belief that we meet the demands of a new kind of society, economy and world, our principles resonate now more than ever.
Keele University is a world class campus-based university committed to providing the highest quality learning and living environment in which our students and staff can flourish. Keele is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student life. With a turnover in excess of £150 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2,000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. Keele has ambitious plans for its future growth and development, building upon its reputation as a research-led campus University with a broad academic base.
Housed in a new landmark building at the entrance to the Keele University Science and Innovation Park, the Smart Innovation Hub (SIH) brings together new forms of incubation space, unique shared spaces for innovation, research and development, and the world-leading expertise of Keele Management School.
The Director of Smart Innovation Hub is a new post established to take overall responsibility for the SIH. You will work in collaboration with the Keele Management School, Keele Institute for Innovation in Teaching & Education, and as part of the Directorate of Research, Innovation & Engagement, to deliver engagement with over 300 businesses, via established business engagement programmes.
Alongside this you will be responsible for developing and delivering a major new programme of business creation, business incubation and growth which will include the creation of a vibrant SME community within new dedicated business incubation and grow-on facilities in line with the University’s overall strategic vision.
In the longer term, you will also take lead responsibility in ensuring the SIH can increasingly underpin the future strategy of the wider science and Innovation Park.
We are seeking an individual with proven experience of leading the development and implementation of strategy for business creation, incubation and growth programmes in a comparable context. You will be an entrepreneurial individual with a track record of developing relationships with industry and public sector contacts, whilst having an appreciation and enthusiasm for the culture and identity of Keele.
For a confidential discussion and/or the full briefing particulars please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (email@example.com) and Sian Gardiner (firstname.lastname@example.org) at The Management Recruitment Group on 0208 892 0115.
Closing date for applications: 7th October 2018.
Lead our innovative estates and facilities management department and join a university renowned for creating a culture of excellence focused on enhancing the student experience.
Anglia Ruskin is a modern, globally engaged university that is built upon very solid regional roots. We've once again been named as one of the top 350 institutions in the world in The Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2018. We aim to transform lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research.
The Anglia Ruskin Estate has been extensively redeveloped and expanded at all campuses over the last 25 years. We have built over 33,000 m2 (gross internal area) of new buildings over the past 10 years (including over 5,000 m2 off campus in Harlow, Peterborough and Colchester). With the launch of our new Strategy, Designing our Future 2017 – 2026, we have ambitious plans to further invest in our environment with new masterplans for the Cambridge and Chelmsford campuses and £200m in further investment.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Estates and Facilities will be responsible for the delivery of a customer centred estates and facilities management service that play an integral role in supporting the University’s strategic and operational priorities. You will take strategic leadership responsibility for the development and management of the University’s Physical Environment and will inspire and manage a diverse team spanning the areas of capital programme delivery, estates maintenance, facilities management and space & asset management.
We are seeking an exceptional leader with a proven track record of developing and implementing property strategies across comparably large scale, diverse and technically complex portfolios. A natural collaborator, you will possess the interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills to succeed in a leading University.
Closing date for applications is 7th October 2018.
To apply and/or to arrange a confidential briefing discussion, please contact our retained advisors Michael Hewlett (email@example.com ) or Ben Duffill (firstname.lastname@example.org) of The Management Recruitment Group on 0208 892 0115.
Are you passionate about delivering excellent customer service? Do you have experience of managing and motivating staff? Do you want to be part of the management team for Security Service ensuring the safety of University staff, students and visitors, property and equipment, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year?
We are seeking two Duty Operations Managers to help lead and manage day to day operations within the Security Service, ensuring the highest standards of service in providing a safe environment for the University community. You will be a critical link between the service, partner services, schools, faculties and the senior management team. This link will ensure you respond to critical incidents, daily operational issues and the planning process in a coherent way.
You will have extensive experience of leading and managing teams of security staff within a security, facilities management or customer service environment. You will have an ability to assess and diffuse difficult situations in a calm and professional manner, being able to communicate effectively (both via written and verbal communication) with an incredibly diverse range of stakeholders. You will have excellent organisational skills with experience of producing written reports, managing data and using a variety of systems. We are seeking individuals with a proven ability to provide excellent customer service combined with the drive for continuous improvement.
Reporting to the Security Services Manager, the role of Duty Operations Manager will be extremely varied with new challenges and demands each day. A flexible approach is important as you will be required to work a rotating shift pattern across a 24-hour period, 365 days per year.
Ranked amongst the world’s top 100 universities in the QS World rankings, the University of Leeds is one of the UK’s largest, most prestigious and diverse research-intensive universities and has an annual turnover of £674 million, over 34,000 students and over 8,000 staff. The University was named University of the Year 2017 in the Times and the Sunday Times’ Good University Guide. The University offers staff excellent benefits including generous annual leave and pension provision, personal development opportunities, a commitment to work-life balance and a host of other flexible benefits relating to lifestyle, health & wellbeing, family support and travel.
For a confidential discussion and/or the Candidate Briefing Pack, please contact our recruitment partners Ben Duffill (email@example.com) and David Craven (firstname.lastname@example.org) on 0161 638 0936 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: 24th September 2018
Interviews will take place on: 18th October 2018