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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: gemma.gavigan@mcrproperty.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Vacancies

Property Administrator

We are seeking an enthusiastic and bright person to assist one of our acquisition and asset management teams in Manchester. Ideally, the successful applicants should have a minimum of one year property administration experience, however this is not compulsory.

Duties include:

  • Control of all administration/filing
  • Processing of all purchase orders
  • Raising Of cheque requests/ credit notes etc
  • Liaising with accounts over payments and receipts
  • Overseeing contractor invoicing
  • Holidays/sickness and leave diary management
  • Team diary management
  • Maintenance and auditing all tenancy schedules
  • Correlation of all weekly reports and activity
  • Maintenance of property advertising and online office brokers
  • IT & phone maintenance
  • Day-to-day assistance of the team

Working Hours: Monday – Friday 9-6

Salary: £17k per annum

Receptionist - London

MCR are an ambitious well established property company, with numerous disciplines including property development, investment and trading across the UK. As we continue to expand we are looking to recruit a Receptionist/Administration Assistant to join the London Office in Mayfair.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Answering incoming calls and greeting visitors.
  • Day to day running of office admin and ensuring the office is well maintained.
  • Preparation of documents, copying, scanning etc.
  • Assisting with general property related enquiries.
  • Excellent telephone and communication skills required.

This position offers a unique opportunity for an outgoing, highly capable and well organised individual to build and exciting and rewarding career in a challenging entrepreneurial environment. Reporting into the Head of London Office.

Previous property industry experience preferable but not essential.

Please apply with your CV.

Salary range up to £25,000pa

Job Type: Full-time

Receptionist - Manchester

MCR Property Group is a successful and well-regarded company based in Manchester, London and Birmingham. We are looking to recruit a full time receptionist for our head office in Manchester.

About you

  • Good communication skills and confidence in dealing with people at all levels
  • Be a team player within the Business
  • Ability to engage with clients and display exceptional customer service skills
  • Flexible, can-do/will do attitude to work
  • Reception experience within a property company is advantageous, but not essential
  • High standard of professional appearance necessary
  • Experience of handling volume incoming calls daily
  • Ability to utilise tact, discretion and diplomacy and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Eagerness, efficiency and willingness to learn and go the extra mile when required
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Have excellent time keeping
  • Excellent IT skills

The Role

  • Answering all incoming calls efficiently and transferring to the relevant person
  • Meeting and greeting all visitors
  • Dealing with all incoming enquiries from clients
  • Managing and maintaining the meeting room booking system and diaries
  • Arranging refreshments and lunches as and when required
  • Assisting the team with administration tasks such as scanning, filing, photocopying as and when needed
  • Arranging the mail on a day to day basis

Please state when applying your current salary and notice period (if applicable).

Required experience:

  • Receptionist: 1 year

 

Please address your application to Gemma Gavigan

Job Type: Full-time

Graduate Project Manager

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

 

Job Detail & Remuneration Package

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

Length of Contract: Permanent, 40 hours per week

 

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

Property Investment/Acquisitions Manager - London Specialist

MCR Property Group specialise in sourcing real estate opportunities with a view towards adding/unlocking value, and trading out of the deal in the short-medium term. The business is entrepreneurial and opportunistic in its approach. MCR Property Group has historically invested in real estate across all sectors.

The Role:

The successful candidate will specialise in London acquisitions manager, assist in MCR Property Group’s London investment strategy, underwriting asset management activities and deal monitoring. Primary areas of responsibility will include financial modelling, deal appraisal, maintenance and review of ‘assets under management schedule’, research and market review for investments, internal reporting and presentations.

Candidates will get direct exposure to the board of directors and will fulfil a key role in the acquisition of new deals and asset management of existing deals.

Candidates will preferably have either an education in or experience of commercial real estate investment and analysis and possess strong quantitative skills.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Supporting in any acquisition or disposal activities with specific responsibility to prepare and maintain valuations, financial and cashflow models which support the investment process and set out clear analysis of key investment drivers
  • Supporting in any due diligence processes associated with acquisition and disposal activities and the co-ordination of associated information gathering across the business
  • Strategy development/research for new initiatives/opportunities
  • Preparing Investment memos and other materials for internal and external communication
  • General support of senior team members in decision-making and execution of various investment strategies
  • Reporting and communications with internal stakeholders
  • Assisting in the analysis and dissemination of internal and external research knowledge
  • Forecasting for existing assets under management
  • Maintaining the ‘Interest Register, a schedule of all live deals containing the pertinent information and projections on each deal
  • Monitoring ongoing deals

Are you looking to develop your skills and experience and contribute to what we do?

Can you add value to the innovative schemes we are embarking on?

Are you a positive, innovative person with a professional manner?

Will you make a difference?

If you can answer yes to all the above questions, then get in touch about a career in Strategic Acquisitions with MCR Property Group.

Junior Quantity Surveyor

Are you an Assistant/Junior Quantity Surveyor with commercial projects experience?
Would you like to be part of a forward-thinking company based in Manchester?

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 traditional and design and build forms of contract
  • New build works on green and brown field sites
  • Demolition, extension, alteration and remodelling to existing facilities
  • Internal and external refurbishment of occupied facilities
  • Sectors include residential, commercial and retail

Position:

As a Junior Quantity Surveyor you will provide commercial assistance and help with the delivery of projects to ensure that they are procured and delivered within budget, to programme and to the highest quality whilst exceeding company expectations. There will be a team of Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers working alongside you on these projects.

Essential criteria:

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying (BSc or equivalent)
  • Minimum 1 – 3 years’ QS experience working on a range of projects and values
  • Developer, PQS or main contracting experience
  • Experience of both pre and post contract administration including assistance with preparing cost plans, estimates, bills of quantities, procurement, value engineering, tender reporting, valuations and final accounts
  • Passionate about construction, house building and customer service
  • A basic knowledge of Construction Industry processes and procedures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate and a basic knowledge of current forms of contract
  • A good communicator
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Hold a full clean driving licence

Desired criteria:
Working towards RICS APC qualification or equivalent

Benefits:
By joining this well-established financially secure organisation, which has an excellent reputation and a secure order book, you will benefit from an excellent salary and benefits package.

In addition, you can be sure of working in a supportive environment where talent and initiative are rewarded and career progression is definitely available.

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Are you an intermediate Quantity Surveyor with a solid commercial projects experience?
Would you like to be part of a forward-thinking company based in Manchester?

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 traditional and design and build forms of contract
  • New build works on green and brown field sites
  • Demolition, extension, alteration and remodelling to existing facilities
  • Internal and external refurbishment of occupied facilities
  • Sectors include residential, commercial and retail

Position:
As an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor you will provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the financial delivery of the assigned projects to ensure that they are procured and delivered within budget, to programme and to the highest quality whilst exceeding company expectations.

You will be reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor and running monthly reports, costings, contract / sub-contract packages and variations. There will be a team of Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers working alongside you on these projects.

Essential criteria:

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying (BSc or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ QS experience working on a range of projects and values
  • Experience of running projects up to £5million
  • Developer, PQS or main contracting experience
  • Experience of both pre and post contract administration including preparing cost plans, estimates, bills of quantities, procurement, value engineering, tender reporting, valuations and final accounts
  • Passionate about construction, house building and customer service
  • Wide knowledge of Construction Industry processes and procedures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate and thorough knowledge of current forms of contract
  • A good communicator
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Hold a full clean driving licence

Desired criteria:
RICS APC qualified or equivalent

Benefits:
By joining this well-established financially secure organisation, which has an excellent reputation and a secure order book, you will benefit from an excellent salary and benefits package.

In addition, you can be sure of working in a supportive environment where talent and initiative are rewarded and career progression is definitely available.

Purchase Ledger Assistant

Job-type

Full-time

Working hours

9 AM – 5.30 PM

Salary

£17,000

Job description

We are seeking an ambitious and talented candidate to assist in the smooth running of the purchasing department here at MCR Property Group, making sure all invoices are processed and payments are made on time.

This is a varied role within the Accounts Department. You will be given training on the processes of our company; the role will evolve as your knowledge grows. All duties relate to the purchase ledger, from issuing purchase order numbers, matching, dealing with queries, getting approval, through to writing the cheques.

Purchase ledger background preferable, must be methodical minded and prepared for large volumes of invoices.

Additional information/requirements

  • Any other ad hoc tasks may be required
  • Be competent with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Good communication/written skills
  • Suitable dress for an office environment

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