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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

Property Investment/Acquisitions Manager – North West/North East

Based: Manchester HQ

Salary: Negotiable Dependant on Experience

MCR Property Group specialise in sourcing real estate development opportunities with a view towards adding/unlocking value and delivering homes and business space. The business is entrepreneurial and opportunistic in its approach. MCR Property Group has historically invested in real estate across all sectors, but currently focused on residential development.

The Role:

The successful candidate will specialise as a property and development sourcer, assisting with MCR Property Group’s Northern investment and development 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 residential real estate development and analysis as well as possessing 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.

Residential Property Development Manager/Surveyor - Manchester

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 9,000 residential units being constructed/redeveloped over the next 3 years It is MCR’s intention to ensure this pipeline is delivered quickly and efficiently, and become one of the largest homebuilders in the UK.

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.
  • Management of design teams through the planning process
  • Working closely with Project Management and Procurement teams to deliver projects

Candidate abilities;

  • Strong existing network
  • 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:          Manchester, but ability to travel nationwide required.

Holidays:          20 days p.a

Commercial Property / Estates Manager - Manchester

We are seeking an ambitious and talented candidate to join our acquisition and asset management team in Manchester. 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
  • Ideally be RICS qualified or working towards, although not necessary

 

Salary: Dependent on Experience plus lucrative bonus structure

Hours: 9-6pm

Business Park Manager - Rotherham

Reporting to:            Business Park Manager

Location:                    Rotherham

Hours of Work:       Full Time

Salary                          £25,000pa Plus Lucrative Bonus Scheme. Dependant on experience

 

Overview

We are looking to recruit an ambitious and self-motivated Business Park manager for our large mixed-use site in Rotherham. The successful candidate will have an autonomous role in delivering the highest level of service and support to our existing tenants whilst driving new business through marketing, networking and existing client base.

The candidate will not only be responsible for maintaining the success of the park but also for the wider day to day management of our 250,000sqft site.

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

 

Skills Required

Administrative/ Health & Safety Duties

  • Update and maintain schedules relating to the Business Park
  • 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.
  • Take regular meter reads, to enable recharges to existing tenants

 

Sales

  • Liaise with Agents to attract new tenants.
  • Proactively Network to increase the profile of the centre
  • Increase occupancy through referral and existing client base
  • 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
  • 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
Procurement Manager - 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 9,000 residential units, consisting of both conversions and new build schemes. 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 procurement manager to report directly to the Commercial Director / Asset Manager, producing live and succinct benchmarking on all 25 existing projects, the future pipeline and then drive the nationwide procurement strategy.

Candidate abilities;

  • Strong existing procurement and cost management background.
  • Ideally QS/Accounting background with senior procurement responsibilities within a 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:          London but ability to travel nationwide required.

Holidays:          20 days p.a

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
Intermediate Quantity Surveyor - Manchester

Overview

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
  • Monitor and update in house system as required
  • 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
  • Thorough knowledge of current forms of contract
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Hold a full clean driving licence

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

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.

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

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

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

Project Manager - Birmingham/London

Salary:                        TBC – Dependant on experience

Office:                     Birmingham/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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