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MCR Property Group are a dynamic and active property development company with offices in Manchester, Birmingham 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.

To apply for one of the roles below, please send your CV to: rachel.stevens@mcrproperty.com. Approaches from recruitment agencies regarding the below opportunities will be declined.

Vacancies

Business Centre Manager - Birmingham

Reporting to:               Asset Manager

Location:                     Birmingham

Hours of Work:            Full Time

Salary                          £24 -£28,000pa Plus Lucrative Bonus Scheme. Dependant on experience

Overview

We are looking to recruit an ambitious and self-motivated business centre manager for our Regional Office in Birmingham. The successful candidate will have an autonomous role in delivering the highest level of service and support to our existing clients whilst driving new business through marketing, networking and existing client base.

The candidate will not only be responsible for maintaining the success of the business centre but also for the wider day to day management of our 70,000sqft office building and site-based staff.

Applicants should be entrepreneurial and be prepared to embrace the role and responsibilities as their own.

Skills Required

Administrative/ Health & Safety Duties

  • Accurately inputting client service charges onto our in house systems
  • Collate and input month end reports eg: tel charges, postage, photocopier at month end
  • Monitor and update in house system as required
  • Update client files with new information as and when presented
  • Raise purchase orders and book in contractors
  • Building Maintenance reporting, including scheduling of work for the Maintenance Operative
  • Updating in house procedural documents as required
  • Assisting with debt collection
  • Health and Safety Compliance – carrying out Risk Assessments, weekly checks as necessary.
  • Diary & Meeting Room Management

IT/Telecoms

  • Programme telephone system – e.g. new lines, speed dials, programming and using the switchboard
  • Internet programming
  • Telephone and Internet patching

Sales

  • Liaise with Agents and office brokers to attract new clients.
  • Proactively Network to increase the profile of the centre
  • Increase occupancy through referral and existing client basis.
  • Planned Marketing Events to promote the centre
  • Drive Sundry Income through Additional Services sales

Personal and Professional Attributes

  • Must approach problematic situations head-on, be prepared to be a sounding board for clients complaints and able to provide appropriate solutions
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Smartly dressed and neatly turned out
  • Courteous and efficient
  • Professional approach
  • Diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Confidence to deal with people at all levels
  • Be able to provide basic IT assistance
  • Computer literate – must have a good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint preferred but not essential.
  • Experience of Propman would be preferable but not essential
Quantity Surveyor - London/Luton

MCR Property Group is a National Investment and Development Company, which works across a wide variety of sectors, including residential, student , offices, and industrial.

The portfolio includes a residential development pipeline in the order of 8,500 residential units originally PDR but increasingly New Build. MCR are actively in discussions to increase the pipeline to 15,000 units per annum over the next 3-5 years. We also own 5,000,000 sqft of Commercial Real Estate

MCR is looking for a dynamic and ambitious QS to work primarily on the delivery of a 340 residential scheme and assist on other developments within a 60minute commute from our Mayfair offices.

Candidate abilities;

  • Ideally QS/Accounting background with experience of delivering and cost monitoring large new build schemes
  • Strong existing procurement and cost management background.
  • They need to be proficient in providing cost reports, have a current understanding of package. procurement,  current market costs, and budget control.
  • Working with and using strong management and entrepreneurial skills to advise colleagues, clients and financial stakeholders on the optimum procurement and delivery route.
  • Tenacious attitude to contract negotiations, cost and dispute resolutions.
  • 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 QS to join our team.

Package:        £Market level basic salary negotiable on experience + satisfactory references plus usual benefits and a market leading discretionary bonus.

Location:          Initially London & Luton

Holidays:          20 days p.a

Site Manager - Luton

MCR Property Group is a National Investment and Development Company, which works across a wide variety of sectors, including residential, student, offices, and industrial.

The portfolio includes a residential development pipeline in the order of 8,500 residential units originally PDR but increasingly New Build. MCR are actively in discussions to increase the pipeline to 15,000 units per annum over the next 3-5 years. We also own 5,000,000 sqft of Commercial Real Estate

MCR is looking for a dynamic and ambitious QS to work primarily on the delivery of a 340 residential scheme in Luton and assist on other developments where appropriate. Candidate abilities;

  • Reporting to the Development and Project Manager.
  • Managing Sub Contractors
  • Running Program, Health & Safety – Site Walks, Reports, Materials, Plant and Men
  • Manage the programme from groundworks, structure and fit out.

Requirements:

  • Proven track record working as a Site Manager for a main contractor
  • Must have design managed large schemes circa £30m+
  • Excellent technical knowledge, leadership and management skills are essential
  • Must be commercially aware
  • SSTS/SMSTS and First Aid required
  • All candidates must hold a valid CSCS

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

Package:        £Market level basic salary negotiable on experience + satisfactory references plus usual benefits and a market leading discretionary bonus.

Location:         Initially Luton occasional Central London

Holidays:          20 days p.a

Design Manager - Luton/London

MCR Property Group is a National Investment and Development Company, which works across a wide variety of sectors, including residential, student , offices, and industrial.

The portfolio includes a residential development pipeline in the order of 8,500 residential units originally PDR but increasingly New Build . MCR are actively in discussions to increase the pipeline to 15,000 units per annum over the next 3-5 years. We also own 5,000,000 sqft of Commercial Real Estate

MCR is looking for a dynamic and ambitious Design Manager to work primarily on the delivery of a 340 residential scheme and assist on other developments within a 60minute commute from our Mayfair offices.

Candidate abilities;

  • Produce and negotiate the project specific designer agreements scope of works and the design management plan
  • Review design on all projects with respect to mitigating Health and Safety, design and buildability issues prior to construction
  • Produce and manage a realistic design programme and information required schedule to satisfy design, procurement and construction requirements
  • Manage and report on design and designer progress, quality and performance
  • Support the implementation of continuous improvement programmes and innovation

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Design Manager
  • Proven track record working as a Design Manager for a main contractor
  • Must have design managed large schemes circa £10m+
  • Excellent technical knowledge, leadership and management skills are essential
  • Must be commercially aware

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

Package:        £Market level basic salary negotiable on experience + satisfactory references plus usual       benefits and a market leading discretionary bonus .

Location:          Initially London & Luton

Holidays:          20 days p.a

Graduate Development Surveyor - London

MCR Property Group is a National Investment and Development Company, which works across a wide variety of sectors, including residential, student , offices, and industrial.

The portfolio includes a residential development pipeline in the order of 8,500 residential units originally PDR but increasingly New Build . MCR are actively in discussions to increase the pipeline to 15,000 units per annum over the next 3-5 years. We also own 5,000,000 sqft of Commercial Real Estate

MCR is looking for a dynamic and ambitious Graduate Development Surveyor to assist the London based Acquisitions and Development Director.

Candidate abilities;

  • Ideally from a development or surveying background with a relevant Post graduate or Qualifying degree in a RICS related subject such as Land Management , Building Surveying. QS, etc.. and contemplating taking their APC.
  • They need to be proficient and have a basic understanding of development appraisals , construction methodology, diary management, and arranging meetings with 3rd party consultants, contractors and funders.
  • 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 perhaps looking to complete their QS to join our team.

Package:        £Market level basic salary negotiable on experience + satisfactory references plus usual benefits and a market leading discretionary bonus.

Location:          Mayfair based with site travel to schemes within a 60min radius of London.

Holidays:          20 days p.a

Receptionist and Office Manager - London

MCR

MCR Property Group is a real estate investment and development company focused on the strategic acquisition and repositioning of commercial, residential, industrial and retail assets across the UK. We have three main offices based in London, Birmingham and Manchester. Our London office is relocating  to new premises in the heart of Mayfair. This is a friendly and inclusive atmosphere with projects spanning across the UK. We are a forward thinking and progressive organisation, growing at a fast pace, therefore offering a great place to forge a career.

 

POSITION

We are recruiting to hire a friendly, skilled receptionist for our Mayfair office. The role of Receptionist will be a core member of the Administration team responsible for being the face of the company at front of house, treating clients with a 5* service and assisting with the role of Office Manager to expand on your current skills. The position will require managing of general office procedures to ensure processes and duties in the office flow efficiently. He/She will maintain clear records on office expenses by managing invoices and ordering supplies based on the office budget.

DUTIES 

  • Reception duties, including answering incoming calls and scheduling appointments
  • Follows up on phone calls and contacts as appropriate
  • Answers general emails and postal correspondence with customers and suppliers
  • Books meeting rooms
  • Processes expenses and invoices
  • Creates budgets and orders office supplies
  • Files and archives accurate records
  • Manages health and safety as well as fire regulations within the office
  • Negotiates and manages office insurance contracts
  • Arranges travel and accommodation plans for executives when required
  • Organises and audits the company’s systems, databases, and procedures
  • Provides administrative support for the directors as needed
  • Typing letters/reports
  • Ordering goods (i.e. stationery, furniture etc.)
  • Monitoring staff holidays, and monitor meeting room bookings

QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position you must have the following skills and attributes:

  • Exposure to a front of house reception position
  • Prior office management experience
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft products
  • Very well presented with a keen eye for detail
  • Some exposure to invoicing customers/clients would be beneficial
  • Good Communication Skills, Both Verbal and Written
  • Exceptional Organisation Skills
  • Professional Telephone Manner
  • Ability to Maintain Strict Confidentiality
  • Ability to Prioritize
  • Accurate Data Entry Skills
  • Positive Attitude
Construction Solicitor - 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, promoting and developing new residential and commercial projects.

Purpose

An in-house position has arisen for a Solicitor/Conveyancing Assistant in the North West region. Handling a variety of construction work, to include drafting, negotiation and administration of a variety of building contracts and ancillary documentation (including appointments, warranties, bonds, guarantees, deeds of novation, letters of intent and reliance etc), dealing with contentious matters and general construction legal support.

You will have a methodical approach and excellent communication and planning skills. With a proven track record as a team player, you will be personable and diplomatic and will take a flexible and accommodating approach to work. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and look to further enhance their knowledge in this area of law.

Salary: negotiable depending on experience

Delivery/Technical Manager - Manchester

Delivery /Technical Manager

MCR Property Group is a National Investment and Development Company, which works across a wide variety of sectors, including; residential, student , offices, and industrial.

The portfolio includes a residential development pipeline in the order of 8,500 residential units originally PDR but increasingly New Build . MCR are actively in discussions to increase the pipeline to 15,000 units per annum over the next 3-5 years.

MCR is looking for a dynamic and ambitious individual to lead the contractor and legal negotiations pre- and during construction.

Candidate abilities;

  • Strong existing legal and contractor network . Ideally experience with a Tier 1 or 2 Contractor negotiating and supervising Bespoke and Traditional build contracts including JCT, ACA, CIB, NEC, Trade, Design and Build, Fixed Price, and Cost Plus,
  • Working with and using strong management and entrepreneurial skills to advise colleagues, clients and financial stakeholders on the optimum contracts and contractors so that projects are set up and managed successfully, efficiently and profitably.
  • Tenacious attitude to contract negotiations, experience of dispute resolution, arbitration and /or litigation, and technical detail such as towers of 20 floors.
  • 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:          Manchester & London but ability to travel nationwide required.

Holidays:          20 days p.a

Commercial Manager - Residential Development - Manchester/London

Commercial Manager – Residential Development

MCR Property Group is a National Investment and Development Company, which works across a wide variety of sectors, including residential, student, offices, and industrial.

The portfolio includes a residential development pipeline in the order of 8,500 residential units originally PDR but increasingly New Build. MCR are actively in discussions to increase the pipeline to 15,000 units per annum over the next 3-5 years.

MCR is looking for a dynamic and ambitious individual to collate and benchmark the costs of all our projects and then lead the procurement strategy and negotiations.

 

Candidate abilities;

  • Strong existing procurement and cost management background.
  • Ideally QS/Accounting background with senior procurement responsibilities within a Tier 1 or 2 Housebuilder /Developer or firm of Project Managers.
  • Working with and using strong management and entrepreneurial skills to advise colleagues, clients and financial stakeholders on the optimum procurement route for materials and and contractors.
  • Tenacious attitude to contract negotiations, cost and dispute resolutions.
  • 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:          Manchester/London but ability to travel nationwide required.

Holidays:          20 days p.a

Project Manager - Birmingham/Manchester/London

Salary:                        TBC – Dependant on experience

Office:                     Birmingham/Manchester/London

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.

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. 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. To prepare contract documentation, analyse bids, evaluate and process variations, prepare, assess and determine any contractual claims and prepare and agree final accounts.
  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 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.
  11. To undertake works including but not limited disrepair cases, insurance claims and structural works.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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
Commercial Property Manager - Birmingham/Manchester/London

We are seeking an ambitious and talented candidate to join our acquisition and asset management team. Following the expansion of our commercial and residential portfolio, we are looking to recruit a commercial property manager focused on maximizing the portfolios income. Ideally, successful applicants should have some experience in and will be responsible for the following:

  • Liaising with agents and auctioneers for the sale and letting of assets
  • Negotiating New leases
  • Appraising potential acquisitions for sale and to let
  • Project Management of refurbishments and conversions
  • Responsible for managing a portfolio of Commercial Properties
  • Responsible for the Service Charge Management for commercial properties including producing the budgets.
  • Maximising Assets Income Streams for the company
  • Carrying out rent reviews and lease renewals.
  • Responsible for carrying out site visits to overview maintenance issues and repairs.
  • Producing inventories and schedule of condition.
  • Responsible for liaising with the Landlords and Tenants on a regular basis.
  • Have a good understanding and overview of  current property market conditions

Salary: Dependent on Experience plus lucrative bonus structure

Hours: 9-6pm

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