Building Manager


UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management



Adam Spencer
020 8892 0115

Adam joined MRG in April 2019 having spent the last 10 years serving as a Bursar in the independent schools sector. During his tenure he was involved with all aspects of the role and led on matters relating to business planning, compliance, estates management, finance, HR


Job Description

REF: 14922
Posted: 06 September 2019
Closes: 29 September 2019

The Reform Club was founded in 1836 but opened the doors to its Pall Mall clubhouse in 1841. Charles Barry, a leading architect of the day, was commissioned to build an imposing and palatial setting and today the Club remains one of the finest Victorian buildings in the country. From the very beginning the Pall Mall site was revolutionary in concept and technically innovative with the mission statement of being ‘a home from home’ for its members central to all proceedings.

Looking to the future and in keeping with its mantra as a pioneering establishment, the Club is now embarking on a sustained and ambitious period of development that will include the modernising of their internal lift system, the addition of accessible bathrooms, the refurbishment of their 48 chambers and entrance hall, and the installation of a new bar.

Aligned with this development phase, the Reform Club is seeking to appoint a Building Manager who will support the management and delivery across a complex refurbishment programme. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of managing small to medium scale, technically complex projects in a client side or client’s consultant role. Working within the agreed budgets and pre-planned programmes you will have responsibility for ensuring exemplary standards of finish and workmanship. This role will have accountability for the works being delivered with minimum disruption to the day to day running of the Club and with particular consideration for the safety of the members and staff.

As a Grade 1 listed building it is imperative that the successful candidate also has first-hand experience of working with historic sites. Applicants will have excellent stakeholder management skills, with a proactive and collaborative communication style. Strong technical skills, in-depth knowledge of the building process, an eye for detail and a solutions oriented approach are essential as it is expected that candidates will be adept at managing all stages of the building and construction lifecycle through to occupancy 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.

The post is available either part time (3 days a week) or full time.

For further information or a confidential discussion please contact our advisor Adam Spencer ( 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.

Reform Club - Building Manager