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Ben Duffill
020 3962 9900

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: 15440
Posted: 18 March 2020
Closes: 30 June 2020

University Partnerships Programme (UPP) is the UK’s leading provider of on-campus residential and academic infrastructure. We have more than 35,000 rooms under management or in construction through long-term partnerships with 15 leading UK universities. Since 1998 UPP has invested over £2.6bn in the UK higher education sector and provided homes to over 350,000 students. Our unique partnership approach enables our university partners to develop their estates whilst reinvesting in their core services of teaching and research.

We intend to invest another £1bn delivering great services, in long term partnership with outstanding universities. As part of this investment and promise to deliver industry-leading facilities we are seeking to make the key appointment to the role of Assistant Technical Asset Manager (with a specific remit for our North region) to join our expanding Asset Management Team.

The Assistant Technical Asset Manager will play a key role as the Asset Management Team plans and delivers long-term investment across the UPP portfolio, with key aspects of the role leading and assisting with the delivery of strategic life cycle and asset replacement programmes, individual refurbishment, modernisation and sustainability projects. You will also support the Technical Asset Manager in strategic asset management planning, including condition analysis and data gathering on the estate, analysing trends and assisting with options appraisal for future projects and investment.

We are seeking an individual with experience of asset management/building surveying activities including whole life costing, condition analysis and asset replacement planning, together with the technical and commercial understanding of the procurement and management of strategic maintenance and refurbishment projects and programmes. Experience of working on a portfolio with comparable characteristics to the one found at UPP would be particularly advantageous, as would a technical background and professional qualification in the construction industry.

UPP offer excellent benefits and bonus potential in addition to competitive base salaries. Further background on the role and opportunity can be viewed at

For a confidential discussion please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill ( and Nicholas Coppard ( at The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) on 0203 962 9900. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to and All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: 28th June 2020

UPP - Assistant Technical Asset Manager (North)