After spending eleven years in Commercial and Corporate Banking, Lawrence moved into recruitment working initially in senior appointments within the Financial Services sector before then moving into education recruitment.
At MRG Lawrence specialises in recruiting for Independent Schools. He delivers senior management assignments across all aspects of the Bursary department including; Bursars, Heads of Estates, Commercial Managers, Health and Safety Managers and Domestic Bursars.
An Independent school located near the South East of England coast is seeking an interim Head of Estates to lead their estates function. This highly respected organisation is seeking a forward-thinking individual to progress the work of the facilities team on a strategic and operational basis.
This will be a key leadership role, taking responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the estate including delivery of the Health and Safety of the site. You will review the operational effectiveness of the site, as well as review the performance management of the contracts ensuring that they deliver value for money. You will support the senior leadership team on the development of the long-term estates strategy acting as the technical expert for the site.
The successful candidate will possess experience of managing large complex estates with strong leadership skills. You will hold a relevant estate, facilities or building qualification ideally with a professional membership. This is an interim appointment which is expected to last 4 to 6 months.