Infrastructure Manager


UK / Oxfordshire

Estates & Facilities Management



Matthew Evans
020 3962 9900

Matthew leads MRG’s Real Estate Advisory and Project and Cost Management business units, working with a range of organisations in order to provide tailored recruitment solutions and aligned services. Having joined MRG in 2013 he has successfully grown both the Real Estate Adv


Job Description

REF: 15692
Posted: 20 November 2020
Closes: 01 December 2020

MRG are working exclusively with Harwell Campus, the highly regarded science and innovation campus based in Oxfordshire. We are seeking exceptional candidates to take on the role of Infrastructure Manager. This high-profile role will be responsible for managing all aspects of infrastructure development on Harwell Campus.

The renowned 700-acre campus is rapidly growing and is a key contributor to the UK economy. At the forefront of new research and innovation, Harwell is rich in heritage and was originally used as an RAF station in the 1940s, later developing into one of the world’s leading atomic energy research establishments and a place where new discoveries were made. With significant Government support and investment into science facilities, Harwell is a growing and thriving place to work with exciting prospects and a major employer in the area. Over 6,000 individuals are employed on the site and this is due to grow to over 20,000 over the next few years.

With the campus growing the Infrastructure Manager will be responsible for leading the development of all civil engineering related works including road construction, site investigation, demolition and most importantly the power, communication, drainage and sewerage utilities networks within the campus.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing the strategic utilities plan for the campus in order to develop capacity, upgrade and deliver an ever-improving facility to the existing and future site users.
  • Assessing, selecting, and leading various consultants utilised in the development of the campus.
  • Leading the planning, design, procurement and construction of the campus road, car parks and access corridors.
  • Providing project management input into the delivery of all works in a sustainable and effective manner.
  • Providing a monitoring brief with third party campus projects
  • Assessment of infrastructure proposals on campus land for stakeholders and utility companies.
  • Providing the campus board with construction updates, budget and financial information and cost schedules.

To be considered for the role you will ideally possess;

  • A suitable degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Have a successful track record of leading similar developments.
  • Be able to demonstrate your experience of working closely with utility providers to facilitate the successful upgrading of services.
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a keen commercial focus.
  • Be an exceptional relationship builder.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a unique and interesting organisation with unparalleled growth plans.

If you are interested in this role, please click apply. If you’d like to find out more about the role please get in touch with Lee Baddock at the Management Recruitment Group,