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Senior Project Manager (FF&E and Occupation)

£60,000 - £65,000

UK / Greater London

Construction, House Building & Development / Estates & Facilities Management



Ben Duffill
020 3962 9900

Specialising solely in recruitment management consultancy at middle to senior and executive management level, Ben has successfully planned and executed recruitment campaigns across the higher education, scientific research, local and central government, NHS, public landmark attractions,


Job Description

REF: 16221
Posted: 03 August 2021
Closes: 30 August 2021

University of the Arts London is seeking to appoint at Senior Project Manager to lead the delivery of the FF&E component of its new campus developments for the London College of Fashion and London College of Communication.

University of the Arts London ( is a hotbed of creativity, innovation and invention across the knowledge economy. Drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts UAL is hugely international, with a reputation that attracts over 18,000 students from over 130 countries, creating a vibrant, multi-cultural community environment.

We are in the midst of delivering two major projects that will provide new world-class campuses for the London College of Fashion (at Stratford) and the London College of Communication (at Elephant and Castle) respectively. Initially focused on the Stratford project, the Senior Project Manager role will form an important part of the major projects delivery team and will lead in the planning and execution of the delivery of all fixtures, fittings, and equipment into the new campus as well as having an oversight role of both Building Operational Readiness & Relocation workstreams. Following successful occupation of the building at Stratford, it is anticipated that the post holder will then focus on the delivery of the same portfolio of work for the Elephant and Castle project.

We are seeking an individual with relevant experience in a project management role with responsibility for leading a complex portfolio of FF&E fit out projects. You will have strong commercial management skills, with the ability to procure and manage a diverse range of supply chain partners in the delivery of FF&E packages. Excellent stakeholder management skills are essential, as the Senior Project Manager will need to work collaboratively yet in a result-focused manner with UAL and London College of Fashion colleagues to deliver against the expected brief across a very diverse range of FF&E.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the world foremost specialist educators in the field of arts and design, and to be part of a small in-house team responsible for the delivery of truly world class new buildings. The candidate brochure can be viewed at

UAL offers generous leave, an excellent defined benefit pension scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

For a confidential discussion and/or the Candidate Brochure, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill ( or Nick Coppard ( of MRG on 0203 962 9900. Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to and

Closing date: 30th August 2021

Interview date: 17th September 2021

University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity.

UAL - Senior Project Manager