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Senior Project Manager (Building Services)

£55,000 - £65,000

UK / Greater London

Estates & Facilities Management / Project & Cost Management, Building Surveying



Ben Duffill
07976 125 010

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: 16666
Posted: 09 February 2022
Closes: 31 March 2022

King’s College London is seeking to appoint a Senior Project Manager to join its Real Estate Development Team.

King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (2022 QS World University Rankings) and among the oldest in England. Since its foundation in 1829 King’s has defined itself in terms of its service to society, and it now has some 30,000 students and more than 8,000 staff members. King’s Strategic Vision 2029, a strategy which will take the university to its 200th birthday, has pledged that its staff and students will continue to help make the world a better place.

King’s has five campuses in central London consisting of more than 100 buildings ranging in age from the 1780s to new state of the art buildings. The diverse estate portfolio includes the historic Strand Campus (encompassing the East Wing of Somerset House and the Bush House portfolio), world-leading research and teaching facilities at the Guy’s, St Thomas’ and Denmark Hill campuses and modern teaching, residential and commercial accommodation at Waterloo.

Reporting to the Associate Director Real Estate Development, the Senior Project Manager (will develop, procure and deliver a broad range of building related development projects across a diverse estate portfolio including research and teaching facilities, student residences, social and hospitality space, commercial property and historic buildings. Whilst leading on your own portfolio of projects, you will also act as the Real Estate Development subject matter expert on building services related matters and support colleagues on the M&E related delivery aspects of other projects within the programme. Projects are varied and will include but are not limited to new build, refurbishment, installation, adaptation and fit-out. You will work within a high calibre client-side development team responsible for delivering a £multi-million investment programme every year.

The successful candidate will possess relevant experience in a senior project leadership role with responsibility for procuring and managing complex M&E related projects of significant scale. You will have strong technical skills, with the proven track record of leading specialist external teams of consultants and contractors on M&E design, installation and commissioning. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the drive, credibility and authority to lead and manage stakeholder groups, project teams and internal team members.

This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious projects professionals to take personal responsibility for the leadership of high-profile and complex development schemes across a mixed-use Central London property portfolio.

For a confidential discussion and the full job particulars please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill ( and Nick Coppard ( at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.

Equality of Opportunity is College Policy