King's College London is one of the top 25 universities in the world (2016-17 QS international world rankings) and among the oldest in England. With a turnover in excess of £680m, it has more than 27,600 students from more than 150 countries worldwide, and some 7,000 staff. King’s has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research.
King’s has four Thames-side campuses within a single square mile in the heart of London. The College has a prestigious and diverse estate portfolio which includes the historic Strand Campus (encompassing the East Wing of Somerset House), start of the art research and teaching facilities at the Guy’s, St Thomas’ and Denmark Hill campuses and modern teaching, residential and commercial accommodation at Waterloo. It is currently driving forward a £1 billion redevelopment programme which is transforming the physical environment of the College and is seeking to make the appointment of Project Managers to help to deliver this.
Reporting to the Heads of Development and Senior Project Managers, the Project Manager will develop, procure and deliver a broad range of estate projects and development schemes valued from £0.5m to £30m+ across a diverse estate portfolio including research and teaching facilities, student residences, social and hospitality space, commercial property and historic buildings. Projects are varied and will include but are not limited to new build, refurbishment, adaptation and fit-out. You will work within a high calibre client side development team responsible for delivering over £100m of investment every year.
The successful candidate will possess relevant experience in a project leadership role with responsibility for procuring and managing complex construction and property projects varying from small scale refurbishment schemes to large scale capital projects. You will have strong commercial management skills, with the proven track record of managing project budgets and leading on contract procurement and management of external consultants and contractors.You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the drive, credibility and authority to lead and manage stakeholder groups and project teams.
This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious professionals to develop their career across a diverse and large scale development programme across a prestigious Central London estate portfolio.
For a confidential discussion and the full job particulars please contact our retained advisor Nick Coppard at The Management Recruitment Group on 0207 959 2368. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter.
Closing date for applications: 26th February 2017
Interviews scheduled for: Mid-March 2017
Further details of the benefits of working at KCL can be found at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/benefits.aspx
Equality of Opportunity is College Policy