Keele University is seeking to make the appointment of a Project Manager to strengthen the Projects team within the Estates and Development Directorate.
Keele University is a world class campus-based university committed to providing the highest quality learning and living environment in which our students and staff can flourish. Keele is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student life. With a turnover in excess of £150 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2,000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. Keele has ambitious plans for its future growth and development, building upon its reputation as a research-led campus University with a broad academic base.
The Project Manager will lead a range of estate development projects including refurbishment, alteration, fit-out and new build schemes ranging in value from £100k to £10m. The postholder will enjoy a great deal of variety, with projects across teaching and research facilities, commercial workspace and hospitality space, public realm, sports facilities and residential accommodation on buildings varying from the heritage to state-of-the-art.
The successful candidate will possess experience of leading estate development projects in an architectural, building surveyor or project management role. You will have a high degree of commercial acumen, with the ability to monitor and report on development progress from both a design, programme and contractual perspective.
It is essential that the successful candidate possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work successfully with a diverse range of stakeholders across a large, complex organisation. Experience of having worked on projects in the education, healthcare, science, commercial and/or student accommodation development schemes would be particularly advantageous.
For a confidential discussion and/or the full briefing particulars, please contact our retained advisor Nick Coppard (firstname.lastname@example.org) at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter.