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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: gemma.gavigan@mcrproperty.com. Approaches from recruitment agencies regarding the below opportunities will be declined.

Vacancies

Commercial Surveyor Management, South of England

MCR Property Group is a National Investment and Development Company, which works across a wide variety of commercial and residential sectors including Offices , Industrial, Shopping Centres, Retail, Student, and Residential. 

We own and manage over 5,000,000 sqft of Commercial Real Estate throughout the UK and are actively looking to double this in the next 3 years. Similarly, the Residential development pipeline which is in the order of 8,500 residential units originally PDR but increasingly New Build is also expanding to a target figure of 100,000 units Nationwide.  

MCR is looking for a dynamic and ambitious Senior Commercial Management to help drive this Growth by on- boarding and asset managing the existing South Of England Commercial Assets and to help appraise and assimilate the numerous new commercial and mix-used assets we are acquiring and developing. 

Candidate abilities;

  • Ideally MRICS or similar qualification used to maximising Commercial Property Portfolios Capital and Income Values.
  • Producing 3yr year asset plans –i.e. highlighting and project management of all refurbishment, planning, rent review, lease –renewal, and marketing opportunities.
  • Good cost and budget management skill, working with accounts to make sure Rental and Service Charge budgets are prepared, aligned and sent out promptly. 
  • Hands on approach to dealing with tenants, site managers, agents , maintenance and repir issues by frequent site visits, and contact with all parties. 
  • Pre-acquisition and  re-sale due diligence – liason with Agents and Auctioneers .
  • 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 health and safety policies . 

 

MCR has an aggressive appetite to grow its business over the next 5 years. We require a like-minded, dynamic and hardworking Commercial Management Surveyor to Share in this growth. 

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

Location: Based in London , with travel throughout South East and West England 

Holidays: 20 days p.a

Commercial Surveyor – Lettings, South of England

MCR Property Group is a National Investment and Development Company, which works across a wide variety of commercial and residential sectors including Offices , Industrial, Shopping Centres, Retail, Student, and Residential. 

We own and manage over 5,000,000 sqft of Commercial Real Estate throughout the UK and are actively looking to double this in the next 3 years. Similarly, the Residential development pipeline which is in the order of 8,500 residential units originally PDR but increasingly New Build is also expanding to a target figure of 100,000 units Nationwide.  

MCR is looking for a dynamic and ambitious Commercial Lettings Surveyor to help drive this Growth by pro-active lettings and improving the tenant mix and occupancy levels of our existing South Of England Commercial Assets and to pre-let  and appraise and assimilate the numerous new commercial and mix-used assets we are acquiring and developing. 

Candidate abilities;

  • An experienced Commercial Lettings professional, ideally but not essentially MRICS or similar qualification used to maximising Commercial Property Portfolios by maximising income and minimising void levels. 
  • Assisting The Commercial Management Team with 3yr year asset plans –i.e. highlighting and investigating all angles for maximising tenant quality, experience and rentals. 
  • Good network of occupier and agents decision makers in at least one and preferably more of the commercial areas of Offices , Industrial, Shopping Centres, Retail,
  • Hands on approach to dealing with tenants, agents , and site staff by frequent site visits and contact with all parties. 
  • Pre-acquisition and  pre-sale due diligence – liason with Agents and Auctioneers.
  • Working with and using strong management and entrepreneurial skills to advise colleagues, clients and financial stakeholders on the optimum marketing and letting strategy for each building.  
  • Tenacious attitude to contract negotiations, lease renewals, and rent reviews. 
  • 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, dynamic and hardworking Commercial Management Surveyor to Share in this growth. 

 

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

 

Location: Based in London , with travel throughout South East and West England 

Holidays: 20 days p.a

Commercial Property Surveyor - London/Bristol

Commercial Property Surveyor

We are seeking an ambitious and talented candidate to join our commercial asset management team in London. 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
  • 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

Office: Farm Street, London

General Planner - London

The Company:

MCR Property Group is one of the largest private developers in the UK, with projects throughout the country. As a fast growing and dynamic business, we have an increasing and varied number of new acquisitions, which we are managing through the full planning process.

We are seeking a Graduate Planner to further strengthen the existing planning team for the South Region, based in our new London, Mayfair offices.

The ideal candidate will have a planning or similar degree recognised by the RTPI or the RICS.

With a minimum of 12 month’s experience, general training will be given as part of the role.

 

About You:

  • Experience with a developer, consultancy or local authority.
  • An ability to understand commercial and development aspects.
  • The individual should be undertaking experience towards RTPI or RICS membership.
  • A strong communicator both orally and written.
  • Able to demonstrate a knowledge of the planning process and current legislation.
  • A promising level of professional competence, with a basic understanding of planning.
  • The ability to produce soundly researched work.
  • The Initiative and readiness to take on new tasks.
  • Proficiency to manage own time and workloads.
  • Possess very good writing skills with an ability to provide a range of reports.
  • A working knowledge of standard MS Office programmes.
  • Adept in meeting deadlines as agreed.
  • The willingness to collaborate, building and maintaining working relationships.
  • Confidence in meeting external and internal teams.
  • Be enthusiastic, thorough, ambitious and hard working.

 

The Role:

  • Assist senior members of the team in managing planning applications.
  • Review draft documents, such as Planning and Design and Access Statements.
  • Liaise with construction and development teams in the business.
  • Undertake site visits and planning meetings, accompanied where necessary.
  • Attendance at Public Exhibitions to larger schemes.
  • Attend project meetings and assist in drafting formal minutes.
  • Assist with the discharge of conditions, and monitoring thereof.
  • Typing and administration of work outputs.
  • Maintain project files (manual & electronic).
  • Maintain detailed projects schedules, efficiently for presentation.
  • Undertake administration work as necessary.

 

The Rewards:

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your Town Planning career with a leading property developer. The successful candidate will join the existing Regional South Planning Team and be exposed to an excellent opportunity in career progression.

In return you will receive a competitive salary, along with pension and holidays.

 

To Apply:

We are keen to meet with suitable candidates. To be considered please send your CV information through the email application route.

Senior Planner - London

The Company:

MCR Property Group is one of the largest private developers in the UK, with projects throughout the country. As a fast growing and dynamic business, we have an increasing and varied number of new acquisitions, which we are managing through the full planning process.

We are now seeking an experienced Senior Planner to further strengthen the existing planning team in the South Region. The department is based in our new London, Mayfair offices.

The ideal candidate will have gained previous experience of working client-side and accrued substantial development and commercial acumen. A comprehensive knowledge of planning alongside an understanding of architecture, in encouraging design excellence on developments.

 

About You:

  • A member of either the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
  • Rounded knowledge of planning with proven post qualification experience.
  • Experience with a developer, consultancy or local authority.
  • Previous client-side experience, of 10 years plus.
  • Educated to postgraduate level, or equivalent.
  • Excellent experience of Development Control and Management.
  • Strong commercial awareness in construction and development matters.
  • Highly motivated and confident in handling multiple tasks
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of market and commercial awareness.
  • Excellent understanding of the UK Planning System
  • An ability to navigate LPAs and political environments.
  • Able to communicate clearly, lead projects with precision and at pace.
  • Equally able to work in an autonomous and collaborative manner.
  • Commercially aware with a willingness to develop the business.
  • Being a Senior Town Planner or higher, you will have a proven track record in working projects from inception through to completion.
  • Experience in dealing with high profile projects across the South East.
  • Have the ability to present reasoned advice in a formal and informal environment.

 

The Role:

  • Assist in achieving successful planning approvals for new and existing sites.
  • Advise predominantly on residential new build and permitted developments.
  • Working alongside the Planning Director, leading complex planning applications.
  • Manage the Discharge of Conditions on existing schemes.
  • Liaise with acquisitions managers to secure viable new developments.
  • Attend Council meetings, engage with Councillors and external planning teams.
  • Contribute to the internal planning team on technical matters.
  • Act as a role model for professional standards and behaviours within the business.
  • Seek ways to work collaboratively with other business units.
  • Monitoring planning applications and appeals, negotiation of Section 106 and CIL.
  • Project managing and contributing to the full planning process.
  • The appointment of consultants in supporting documentation to the application.

 

The Rewards:

The successful candidate will join the existing Regional South Planning Team and be exposed to an excellent opportunity in career progression.

In return for your dedication, you will receive a competitive remuneration package, plus attractive bonus structure.

 

To Apply:

We are keen to meet with suitable candidates. To be considered please send your CV information through the email application route.

Land Manager – Full-time Position (London based)

MCR is a successful and entrepreneurial property development and investment company working across the UK with a pipeline in excess of 9000 residential units. From offices in Manchester, London, Birmingham, and Edinburgh MCR is actively involved in acquiring, promoting and developing new residential and commercial projects.

Purpose

MCR is planning to greatly increase its existing pipeline of both medium and long term sites across the UK. To enable this, MCR requires an experienced and qualified Land Manager to be based in our Mayfair office to lead and manage the process in accordance with the Company’s targets and objectives. The successful candidate will focus on acquisitions around the South of the UK, predominantly within an hour’s commute of Central London.

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:

  • Development appraisals
  • Planning and technical analysis
  • Project and process management
  • The ability to identify opportunities and assess / mitigate risks
  • Outstanding communication, networking skills and reporting 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 (ideally)
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant post-qualification experience

Package

  • Highly competitive salary and bonus structure dependant on experience.
Project Manager - London

Salary:                        TBC – Dependant on experience

Office:                     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

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