We've been the leaders in the purpose-built student accommodation market since our foundation back in 1991 and have been at the top of our game ever since. We've grown a lot since then and you can now find us in 28 different university towns or cities, with close to 50,000 students calling us home.
Our properties are perfectly located near city centres or universities and come fully equipped with everything students need to call us home; including wi-fi, inclusive bills, study space and social areas.
This is a new role within the Estates Team with responsibility for providing specialist/technical expertise and advice on property matters.
You will be the technical expert for our South West properties in respect of all planned and reactive maintenance, and minor works. Supporting the estates team in developing and delivering the maintenance strategy, you will take responsibility for the M&E and fabric services in the South West to meet the growing needs of the organisation.
This person will ensure maintenance is planned and delivered in a timely and economical manner, as well as meeting all relevant compliance and legislation.
The successful candidate will possess a formal qualification in an engineering related discipline, ideally to degree level. An in-depth knowledge of managing infrastructure operations across a comparable large, diverse, multi-site operation with demonstrable commercial awareness will be vital.
This is a post that will suit professionals with developed communication skills, who are natural collaborators with the ability to engage stakeholders at a senior level.
To arrange a confidential discussion and to request the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisors Hayley Mintern (email@example.com) or Robbie Hodder (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call on 020 8892 0115.
The Estates Manager is a fundamental role to ensuring our properties offer a five star student experience. Working closely with the city’s operational teams you will be responsible for the management of all estates services. The post holder will underpin the delivery of day to day planned preventative maintenance as well as ensuring statutory compliance and the highest standards of presentation and comfort for our tenants.
The Estates Manager forms part of the wider estates function and will manage a direct labour team, championing high performance and strong internal relationships, to deliver a world class service.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in the management of directly employed staff and delivering excellence. Ideally with facilities management experience in the hospitality or leisure sector. This post will suit professionals who enjoy taking full day to day operational responsibility in addition to fully participating in long-term planning. Positive, driven and a natural collaborator, you will possess the style, stature and the excellent interpersonal and communication skills, to develop strong internal relationships.
The successful candidate will ideally have a relevant built environment/facilities management qualification and knowledge of compliance standards and regulations.
To arrange a confidential discussion and to request the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisors Hayley Mintern (email@example.com) or Charlotte Turedi (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call on 020 8892 0115.
Estates leads on the development and implementation the vision for the estate which includes new buildings that will transform the learning and teaching experience at the University’s campuses as well as innovative refurbishments and space, energy management and biodiversity projects. We are currently working on schemes with architectural practices with worldwide reputations, including Grafton Architects and Haworth Tompkins.
The Project Manager will lead briefing, design development, procurement and project delivery on larger scale projects across the University Estate and will act as the in-house project manager on smaller scale projects. This is a unique client-side project management role that will give the post-holder great experience across a diverse range of projects. The role will give the University the in-house capability to deliver best value for money and design quality, ranging from minor projects at circa £0.1m to £0.5m to major capital schemes in excess of £20m. There will be immediate involvement with a £20m+ refurbishment project at the Kingston School of Art.
The successful candidate will possess significant project management experience, including leading small scale projects and large capital schemes, working on building types with comparable characteristics to those found in the Higher Education sector. Strong strategic planning and project management skills with experience of business reporting to senior level stakeholders will be expected. Prospective candidates will be technically competent and familiar with construction contract administration and able to demonstrate good experience of managing construction projects safely and within agreed parameters of time, cost and quality.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills together with the capability to work in a cross-functional way are required in this role.
Kingston University offers an attractive package of additional benefits including:
• 35 days annual leave per year, in addition to public holidays.
• An excellent local government career average pension scheme.
• A positive attitude to returners to work / requests for flexible working.
For a confidential discussion and the full job description please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (email@example.com) and Nicholas Coppard (firstname.lastname@example.org) on 0203 962 9900. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: 9th June 2019. Interviews are scheduled for: w/c 24th June 2019.
Hoare Lea, an award-winning Building Engineering Consultancy is seeking to appoint an ambitious and hardworking Associate to become part of the next generation of leaders, that will take the Bournemouth office into the future and build on their success.
Hoare Lea pride themselves on delivering the best quality MEP service to their clients across the residential, retail and hotels sectors, predominantly in London, working with high profile clients including developers, architect and leading project management consultancies.
They are seeking passionate and skilled Engineers at Associate level to join their dynamic friendly MEP team to work on exciting and high-profile clients. Working with clients on a consultative basis, ensuring that complex MEP Building Services issues are articulated to the client in a user-friendly manner as well as building existing and new clients.
It is expected that you are a Chartered Engineer at either Senior Engineer or Associate level and come from a Building Services consultancy. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who wish to have the best of both worlds – working on high profile and technically complex Building Services projects in London yet based on the South Coast.
For a confidential discussion or further information, please contact Hoare Lea’s appointed recruitment partners – Melanie Pye (firstname.lastname@example.org or 07530 734 568).
We are proud of our prestigious estate at the heart of London, which covers a varied portfolio including the historic Strand Campus (encompassing Bush House), as well as cutting edge research and teaching facilities across our diverse campuses. The Strand Campus is part way through a programme of redevelopment, which includes a major renovation of the Quad Building (£47 million).
Reporting to the Associate Director, the Head of Campus Operations will be accountable for the successful delivery of best in class services across all aspects of soft FM and hard services across our prestigious Strand Campus. The unique portfolio includes the Grade 1 King’s Building, and the East Wing of Somerset House. Within your remit you will be responsible for the student experience, which is supported by our ‘Fit for King’s’ programme for customer service.
The successful candidate will possess a proven track record of leading operational facilities services across a comparable prestigious portfolio. You will have extensive experience of the full range of hard and soft facilities services including the successful management of both in-house teams and external contracts. It is imperative that the successful candidate possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven stakeholder engagement ability. The role will suit individuals with a high level of credibility, team leadership skills, the desire to place the student/customer at the heart of everything we do, and the ability to drive standards through innovation and change management.
The competitive benefits package includes 27 days annual leave + 4 closure days (over Easter and Christmas) + bank holidays. The USS pension scheme has generous employer contributions. Details of the benefits of working at KCL can be found at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/hr/staffbenefits/index.aspx
For a confidential discussion please contact our advisors Michael Hewlett and Rob Cullum of The Management Recruitment Group on 020 8892 0115 or email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org . The Management Recruitment Group has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to them.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd June 2019.
University Partnerships Programme (UPP) is the leading provider of on-campus student accommodation infrastructure and support services in the UK. They have more than 35,000 rooms under management or in construction through long-term partnerships with 16 leading UK universities. With over 800 employees, they work to deliver the very best student experiences, together with great universities. Their range of services includes; funding, design, build and operation of student accommodation.
Reporting to the Regional Director, the Residences Manager will be fully accountable for our new state of the art new building at Elena Rosa House in Stratford https://halls.london.ac.uk/eleanor-rosa. You will be responsible for delivering the contracted services across all aspects of operational FM to ensure continuous improvement which will enhance the student experience.
The successful candidate will possess significant experience of operational management in a comparable environment (e.g. residential, hospitality, hotels or education) and on an equivalent scale. You will have extensive experience of leading and managing teams, with a proven track record of implementing change management and delivering performance improvement. A high level of commercial acumen is vital, with budget management, including setting and achieving financial targets, being a key aspect of the role. Demonstrable success in creating a culture of exceptional service delivery is essential.
The competitive benefits package includes bonus up to 20%, Scottish Widows pension, life assurance, health insurance and private medical insurance.
To arrange a confidential discussion and to request the full briefing particulars, please contact Hayley Mintern (email@example.com) or Charlotte Turedi (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or call on 020 8892 0115.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 26th May 2018 at 5pm.
Having invested over £2 billion to date, they intend to invest another £1 billion delivering great services, in long term partnerships with outstanding universities.
Reporting to the Regional Director, the Regional Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the management of all planned and reactive hard FM services across the South-East region which includes our partnerships with the University of London, Imperial College London, University of Kent and Oxford Brookes University.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience and success in leading, planning and managing all aspects of planned, life cycle and responsive maintenance within a fast paced 24/7 environment. You will be qualified in an M&E/engineering discipline with strong operational experience in safe working practices.
To arrange a confidential discussion and to request the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisor Robbie Hodder on email@example.com or 020 8892 0115.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 26th May 2018 at 5pm.
This is a key role within the University requiring strong collaboration across a broad spectrum of internal and external stakeholders. The post holder will deliver strategic security planning level leadership whilst also ensuring sound operational management plans are established and monitored. The key areas of responsibility will be the review, refinement and ongoing effective management of the University wide Campus Security Team and delivery of the Security Strategy. The Campus Security team currently es totals 38 staff (including the management team).
The successful candidate will have a strong track record of working on their own initiative and providing expert advice regarding security matters; you will also possess extensive experience in the management of security for large and high-profile events. You will be an adept people manager with strong change management skills who excels in collaborative and collegial environments. This role would suit individuals with a track record in creating a culture of exceptional delivery. Strong communication skills are an essential as the role includes working closely with our community partners and neighbours.
To arrange a confidential discussion and/or to request the full briefing particulars please contact our retained advisor David Craven firstname.lastname@example.org of The Management Recruitment Group via email or on 0161 638 0936.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 26th May 2019.
Digital Marketing Executive (FTC)
Based in Birmingham
Student Roost an owner and operator of purpose-built student accommodation across the UK. We’re not quite the new kids on the block, having already created a portfolio of over 17,000 beds and ambition to increase that in the near future; but we’re at the very beginning of building our brand, our culture and our DNA. That makes it a very exciting time to join us.
Already, we’re made up of really good people and we’re a business who will endeavour always to do the right thing, in the right way – truly putting students’ experience, welfare and safety at the top of our agenda.
Supporting the Digital Marketing Manager, the Digital Marketing Executive will be responsible for day to day management of our web development agency and website booking provider, providing updates to the website and third party advertising channels. You will work closely with other teams across the UK to execute HTML email marketing campaigns, social media, SEO, PPC and all things digital, to drive interaction, whilst delivering on commercials goals.
You will have previous experience working within a digital marketing role, ideally with experience communicating to young adults. You will be a creative force, with confidence in proposing new ideas that will enhance the digital footprint. You will be creative and forward thinking in your approach to ensure we at the top of our game to communicate with the student population.
For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact our advisor Danielle Davies (Danielle.email@example.com) of The Management Recruitment Group on 020 8892 0115.
Application is via CV and covering letter.
Digital Marketing Executive (FTC)
Based in Birmingham
Application is via CV and covering letter.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a global resource for plant and fungal knowledge and the world’s leading botanic garden. We are a major visitor attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We have two sites, one at Kew Gardens near Richmond in London and one at Wakehurst in Sussex and over 800 employees and 500 volunteers. Our staff work and collaborate across the world.
Reporting to the Estates Manager, The Engineering Manager (Electrical) will take responsibility for the delivery and implementation of the estate’s maintenance strategy at RBG Kew and Wakehurst, with a specific focus on electrical engineering. The maintenance strategy underpins the standards required and ensures the constant availability of the built facilities across these sites. This individual will manage an outsourced Hard FM Service provider to deliver and implement planned preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance and minor works.
The successful candidate will have proven experience of delivering maintenance and small works projects across a similarly diverse and high public footfall estates portfolio. You will be a strong and commercially minded contract manager, adept in monitoring contractor performance on all aspects of electrical maintenance to ensure value for money and the highest standards of service are delivered across the estate. The Engineering Manager will also ensure that all electrical installations meet the relevant compliance standards and current legislation.
Candidates applying for this position are required to hold a recognised formal electrical engineering qualification to HNC / HND level, combined with professional membership of a relevant professional body (such as CIBSE or the IET).
We are particularly seeking to maximise the potential of our history, brand and physical environment from an estates & FM perspective and we are therefore seeking candidates who have a track record of successfully operating in a best in class environment. Excellent stakeholder engagement skills and a customer-oriented approach is essential.
For the full briefing particulars and/or a confidential discussion, please contact our appointed recruitment partner Robbie Hodder of The Management Recruitment Group on 0208 892 0115. Applications, consisting of a comprehensive CV (of no more than four pages) and supporting cover letter (of not more than two pages) outlining a rationale for applying for the post, should be emailed to Robbie Hodder.