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Marcus May
020 3962 9900

Marcus started his career in recruitment in 1997 and has since built up a vast amount of experience within the built environment. Over the years he has largely focused on the Public Sector and has successfully recruited for roles within Capital Works, Facilities Management, Property Manageme


Job Description

REF: 14033
Posted: 01 October 2018
Closes: 28 October 2018

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £150 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at

The University is seeking to make the key appointment to the role of Space Manager within the Estates and Development Directorate. The Space Manager will lead and develop the University’s approach to space planning, allocation and management in support of its strategic plan and mission. Key aspects of the role include space strategic and policy development, strategic planning of future space needs, space data management and reporting, and leadership of the introduction of new smart working practices.

The successful candidate will possess proven experience of space and workplace management across a large-scale property portfolio. You will have experience of operational activities including obtaining and reporting on space data and planning and overseeing decant and moves programmes as well experience of space management strategy development.

We are seeking a detail focused individual with strong analytical skills and the interpersonal and communication skills to work successfully with a diverse range of stakeholder groups.

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

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For a confidential discussion and/or the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill ( and Marcus May ( at 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: 28 October 2018

Interviews will be held on: 26 November 2018

Post reference: KU00000

Keele - Space Manager