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Nick Coppard
020 3962 9900

Nick joined The Management Recruitment Group in 2015, initially supporting the Residential Development team before moving to a crucial delivery role for the business, manging the delivery of retained recruitment campaigns for the Education and Public Estates Practice. He began his


Job Description

REF: 14564
Posted: 18 April 2019
Closes: 16 May 2019

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signi?cant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026. Founded in 1894, City is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

The University has a diverse Central London estate portfolio ranging from grade-listed buildings to new state-of-the-art facilities.

Reporting to the Head of Projects, the Senior Project Manager will lead the development and delivery of a diverse range of estate development projects including refurbishment, redevelopment and new build schemes typically ranging in value from £0.5m to £50m. The postholder will play a key role in the successful delivery of the University’s capital programme ensuring that the University has a high-quality estate in-line with the Vision & Strategy 2026.

The successful candidate will possess a proven track record of leading complex medium to large scale estate development projects in either a client side or client’s consultant role. You will have a high degree of commercial acumen with a proactive approach to the management of projects ensuring that expectations around communications, programme, design and cost are met.

It is essential that the postholder has excellent interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills and is proactive, resilient and adaptable.

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development and a flexible approach to work-life balance.

For a confidential discussion and/or full details please contact our advisors Ben Duffill ( or Nick Coppard ( of The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.

Applications should consist of a cv and covering letter and should be sent to

Closing date for applications: 12th May 2019

Interviews are scheduled for: w/c 27th May 2019

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions