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MCR Property Group are a dynamic and active property development company with offices in Manchester and London. MCR are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated people, able to work at a fast pace to join it’s expanding team. Good remuneration on a project by project basis and the opportunity to grow with the company.

If you think you have what it takes then please send your CV to: rachel.stevens@mcrproperty.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Vacancies

Senior Town Planner - Manchester

MCR is a successful and entrepreneurial property development and investment company working across the UK. From offices in Manchester, London and Birmingham, MCR is actively involved in acquiring and developing new residential and commercial projects.

MCR Property Group wishes to appoint an ambitious Senior Planner to join the growing Planning Team.

The requirement is in response to our planned growth for this successful team. The team is working on a range of residential-led developments and wishes to expand its offer by recruiting a highly able and driven Senior Planner.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering viable planning permissions for residential and mixed-use development projects and will have existing Planning and Design Team consultant contacts. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Head of Planning, based in our Manchester office.

Administrative Details:

Title: Senior Planner

Department & Office : Planning Team, Manchester office.

Working Relationships Reporting to : Head of Planning

Key Responsibilities:

• Procuring and managing Planning and Design Teams, focused on residential-led development around the country.

• Appraising development sites, providing focused planning reviews

• Working with junior members of the team to lead their assistance on projects and develop their

professional skills.

• Assist in team-wide business development strategy and implementation.

• Maintaining and expanding a high level of planning expertise.

Role Requirements:

• Proven track record in delivering residential-led planning permissions

• Highly ambitious , driven and hard-working

• A commercial approach to planning

Demonstrable Planning and Design Team consultant contacts

• Strong inter-personal and communication skills – written and oral

• MRTPI

  • Minimum 2 Years post-Royal Town Planning Institute (RPTI) qualification experience

Package:

• Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience + discretionary bonus

• Pension: Group Personal Pension Scheme – eligible after 6 months

• Holidays: 20 days p.a plus Statutory Holidays

• Additional: Discounted On-site Gym Membership

If you require further information or wish to apply for the role, please send your CV and covering letter by email to: rachel.stevens@mcrproperty.com

Land Manager / Buyer - Manchester/London

MCR Property Group

MCR is a successful and entrepreneurial property development and investment company working across the UK. From offices in Manchester, London and Birmingham, MCR is actively involved in acquiring, promoting and developing new residential and commercial projects.

Purpose

MCR wishes to increase an existing landbank of potential long-term strategic residential development sites across the UK. To enable this, MCR requires a suitably experienced and qualified Land Manager / Buyer to lead and manage the process in accordance with the Company’s targets and objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Land Manager / Buyer will be involved in:-

• Development land and property identification and acquisition

• Commercial negotiation

• Agreeing the terms of legal agreements

• Consultant team coordination, including planners, solicitors and land agents

• Real estate portfolio management

• Land use planning

• Site appraisals

• Producing detailed operational and progress reports

Knowledge and Experience

The Land Manager / Buyer will be expected to demonstrate a successful track record in:-

• Sourcing multiple land opportunities both on and off market

• Coordinating professional consultant input into site finding and promotion through the planning system

• Negotiating a legal interest in land and property with owners and their agents on commercial terms

• Understanding and generally dealing with legal agreements such as

options and conditional contracts

• Managing and coordinating a multi-site and project portfolio of land interests at varying stages of the development process

• Carrying out financial and operational appraisals of potential development sites of varying scale and complexity

• Having commercial awareness of the residential market countrywide and being able to research and assess development potential

Skills

The Land Manager / Buyer will be able to demonstrate skills in:-

• Analysis and sound judgement

• Project and process management

• Forward planning

• Commercial acumen

• The ability to identify opportunities and assess / mitigate risks

• Outstanding communication and networking skills

• Drive, enthusiasm and motivation

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Ability to work in a high workload environment

• Willingness to travel extensively and work remotely

Basic Requirements

The Land Manager / Buyer will have:-

• A professional qualification such as MRICS or MRTPI

• A minimum of 2 years relevant post-qualification experience

Package

• Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience + discretionary bonus

• Pension: Group Personal Pension Scheme – eligible after 6 months

• Holidays: 20 days p.a plus Statutory Holidays

• Additional: Discounted On-site Gym Membership

 

If you require further information or wish to apply for the role, please send your

CV and covering letter by email to: rachel.stevens@mcrproperty.com

Project Manager: Property Development - Manchester

Job Title:                    Project Manager

Salary:                        TBC – Dependant on experience

Hours of Duty:          09:00am – 6:00pm

Primary Purpose and Scope of the Job:        

To take responsibility for operational supervision and delivery of the project.

To take responsibility for the effective, efficient and consistent communication of information and monitoring of budgets and progress in relation to a project.

To take responsibility for the appointments of the professional team and the wider contractors to deliver a successful project.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Responsible to:        Martin Brown, Team Leader

Other working relationships:     

MCR Colleagues, Council Officers, Members of the public, Tenants, Professional advisors and Contractors

KEY TASKS:

  1. To be responsible for project administration and financial supervision, including the management of budgets, correct financial coding, ordering, variations and processing of payments in accordance with MCR policy, procedures and financial regulations.
  2. To be responsible for the delivery of MCR projects.
  3. To be responsible for the management and monitoring of Health and Safety for the technical officers ensuring that H&S policy and procedure are being complied with at all times. Taking particular responsibility for management and monitoring of contractors; giving high priority to compliance with building regulations, legislation and directives, CDM, Building and Planning Regulations, associated Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of work.
  4. To be responsible for performance management by target setting & monitoring to ensure performance. To produce accurate, detailed weekly management reports.
  5. To be responsible for the effective management and development of staff, including recruitment, deployment, motivation, performance management, training, absence management and discipline.
  6. Provide reports for a variety of stakeholder audiences and support the Asset Manager at meetings as required.
  7. To effectively demonstrate service improvements by being proactive with a strong focus on value for money and performance at all times.
  8. To assist the Asset Manager with procurement activities and the correct implementation of contracts. To prepare contract documentation, analyse bids, evaluate and process variations, prepare, assess and determine any contractual claims and prepare and agree final accounts.
  9.   To have responsibility for the management, monitoring and regular review of resources required for the delivery of projects, ensuring that the appropriate co-operation and prioritisation is made where applicable.
  10. To assist the Asset Manager, be pro-active and approach work in co-operation with other Managers to identify and develop opportunities for service improvements and business development maximising the use of our investment in technology.
  11. To take an active role in meetings and contribute to development of the service, taking an holistic approach to service delivery and improvement, working in co-operation with other overall Business.
  12. To undertake works including but not limited disrepair cases, insurance claims and structural works.
  13. To assist with the gathering of stock condition information and the maintenance of IT systems. Work closely with members of MCR and to analyse stock information, produce feasibility assessments and cost estimates for future projects in accordance with the Business Plan and Asset Management Strategy.
  14. Working closely with the Asset Management team you will be responsible for managing the planning and delivery; this will start from inception, feasibility, detailed design to delivery on site and client management.
  15. To undertake such additional duties as are reasonably commensurate with the level of this post.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

  • To project manage capital investment programmes.
  • To manage allocated budgets and their alignment with MCR Business Plan and Asset Management Plan; including cost forecasts/projections and final figures.
  • To Manage Health and Safety compliance, giving specific consideration to CDM, Building and Planning Regulations.
  • To proactively manage staff, contractors and consultants in the delivery of projects.
  • To demonstrate Value for Money projects and evidence improvements in service delivery.
  • To communicate effectively with other departments within MCR
Graduate Project Manager - London

Location: London as base office location however travel to other locations around the UK will be required

Length of Contract: Permanent, 40 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody who is motivated and ambitious with the offer of a competitive salary along with the potential for fantastic career progression. The position offers a role to work with a talented, progressive and innovative team.

Company:

  • Developer for Private Sector projects using all forms of Contract however in most cases JCT form.
  • New build sites with a mix of residential and multi-use developments
  • Demolition, extension, alteration and remodelling to existing facilities
  • Internal and external refurbishment of occupied facilities
  • Sectors include residential, commercial and retail
  • Fast-paced dynamic working environment
  • Industry leading commissions structure

 

Position:

We are seeking a Graduate Project Manager (consultant/development background) to join our residential and commercial development team, working on exciting residential, commercial and mixed-use, new build and redevelopment schemes across the UK.

The role will be working closely with Senior Project Managers to manage developments ranging between £1m to £250m GDV from start to finish; including all aspects of finance, design, planning and build.

Candidates must have 1-3 years’ trade experience or preference would be a university graduate of an RICS endorsed degree. For candidates who have worked in the industry we’d like to see a proven track record of managing mid to large scale developments working closely with all internal members of our real-estate investments team, interfacing and managing all professional service providers, design consultants and contractors.

As a Graduate Project Manager, responsibilities will include all aspects of pre-construction work, planning related matters, the full build programme and budget management.

Must be familiar understanding of procurement methods and routes including contracts and construction programmes in addition to legal, regulatory and financial aspects of development.

 

Key Skills/ Attributes:

  • Previous experience working within the development industry
  • Experience working on commercial/residential renovation and new build projects
  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent in a construction related discipline
  • Working or willing to work towards degree qualification and onto Chartered status with the RICS.
  • Committed to CPD and training to fulfil requirements and development of this role
  • Excellent oral and written communication and work in close partnership with clients and external consultants. Must be delivery driven with the ability to set targets and self manage
  • Self-motivated, proactive with positive can-do attitude. Highly organised and excellent communicator
  • Eagerness to use your own initiative and ensure work is delivered on time within a quality framework
  • Excellent time management and decision-making skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to work as part of a disciplined team or on own initiative
  • Understanding of construction procurement
  • Understanding of Construction Technology and methods of construction
  • Knowledge of CDM and construction Health & Safety
  • Work experience in the construction industry
  • Knowledge of statutory requirements inc.: Building Regulations, Building Act, Town & Country Planning, Health & Safety, Disability Discrimination Act
  • Knowledge and understanding of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Driven with excellent ability to communicate

 

Remuneration Package

  • Salary negotiable, depending on level of experience and qualifications
  • 20 days holiday
  • The successful Candidate will be encouraged to develop their career within the business
  • Excellent bonus scheme negotiated on a per project basis
  • Company phone and laptop

This is a truly exciting opportunity offering a market competitive salary along with unlimited career progression and growth potential for the right individual.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV

Project Manager: Property Development - London

Salary: DoE

Location: Central London Office – Sites anywhere in South East

Hours of Duty: 08:00 – 17:30

 

Primary Purpose and Scope of the Job:        

  • To take responsibility for operational supervision and delivery of the project.
  • To be responsible for ensuring a customer focused service, whilst achieving key performance targets and value for money including compliance with financial regulations, standing orders and audit.
  • To take responsibility for the effective, efficient and consistent communication of information and monitoring of budgets and progress in relation to a project.

Key Tasks:

  1. Project administration and financial supervision, including the management of budgets, correct financial coding, ordering, variations and processing of payments in accordance with MCR policy, procedures and financial regulations.
  2. To be responsible for the delivery of MCR projects.
  3. To be responsible for the management and monitoring of Health and Safety for the technical officers ensuring that H&S policy and procedure are being complied with at all times.
  4. To be responsible for performance management by target setting & monitoring to ensure performance.
  5. Provide reports for a variety of stakeholder audiences and support the Asset Manager at meetings as required.
  6. To effectively demonstrate service improvements by being proactive with a strong focus on value for money and performance at all times.
  7. To assist the Asset Manager with procurement activities and the correct implementation of contracts.
  8. To have responsibility for the management, monitoring and regular review of resources required for the delivery of projects, ensuring that the appropriate co-operation and prioritisation is made where applicable.
  9. To assist the Asset Manager, be pro-active and approach work in co-operation with other Managers to identify and develop opportunities for service improvements and business development maximising the use of our investment in technology.
  10. To undertake works including but not limited disrepair cases, insurance claims and structural works.
  11. To assist with the gathering of stock condition information and the maintenance of IT systems.

Accountability & Performance Standards:

  • To project manage capital investment programmes.
  • To manage allocated budgets and their alignment with MCR Business Plan and Asset Management Plan; including cost forecasts/projections and final figures.
  • To Manage Health and Safety compliance, giving specific consideration to CDM, Building and Planning Regulations.
  • To proactively manage staff, contractors and consultants in the delivery of projects.
  • To demonstrate Value for Money projects and evidence improvements in service delivery.
  • To communicate effectively with other departments within MCR.
Residential Property Acquisition & Development Manager/Surveyor – London

Residential Property Acquisition & Development Manager/Surveyor

MCR Property Group is an investment and development company, which works across a wide variety of sectors, including; residential, student accommodation, offices, retail and industrial.

The portfolio includes a residential development pipeline in the order of 7,000 residential units being constructed/redeveloped over the next 12-24 months. It is MCR’s intention to ensure this pipeline is delivered quickly and efficiently, and add further developments to grow our portfolio.

MCR is looking for an experienced all round property professional to assist in the growth of this part of the business.

Role overview

  • Sourcing new development opportunities from existing and new contacts, research and networking
  • Assessing project viability and suitability to MCR’s high return model
  • Managing and working with planning, project management and sales teams, from acquisition to completion
  • Drawing up, presenting and negotiating competitive proposals and bids;
  • Providing valuations, strategy reports for internal use and joint venture partners and funders.

Candidate abilities

  • Strong existing network and tenacious attitude to property finding.
  • Using strong management and entrepreneurial skills to ensure that projects are managed successfully, efficiently and profitably.
  • Communicating and negotiating effectively with colleagues, clients and financial stakeholders;
  • Responding quickly to changes in market conditions, business requirements and government policies.

MCR has an aggressive appetite to grow its business over the next 5 years. We require a like-minded, dedicated and hardworking individual to join our team.

 

Salary:                  £negotiable dependant on experience + industry leading uncapped project based profit share

Location:             London, but ability to travel nationwide required.

Holidays:             20 days p.a

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