Estates Asset Manager

Kingston Upon Thames
60,000 to 65,000
06 Nov 2018
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Kingston University Service Company Ltd (KUSCO) was formed in 1997 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kingston University.   It provides a range of facilities management services to the University.   KUSCO supports a diverse range of buildings and occupations across a multi-site estate ranging from a leafy campus at Kingston Hill, to the main Kingston upon Thames Penrhyn Road campus and prestigious museum and conferencing facilities at Dorich House overlooking Richmond Park.

KUSCO is unusual in that it is a hybrid organisation. As a limited company sitting under a higher education umbrella it seeks to take advantage of the commercial freedoms available to it by operating as a private sector organisation, whilst aligning its objectives wholly to support its only client Kingston University.   KUSCO aims to provide first class FM services at a commercially competitive price. 

Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will be the University’s strategic lead and custodian on the development and management of our infrastructure in respect of all planned and reactive maintenance in addition to minor works. You will take responsibility for the current and future supply of quality M&E and fabric services to meet the growing University need. You will ensure they are planned and delivered in a timely and economical manner that mitigates business risk, complies with all relevant legislation and meets industry best practice. You will be supported by a team of six which includes an Asset Manager, Project Managers, Compliance Manager and H&S Officer.

The postholder will hold a recognised engineering qualification, combined with professional membership of a relevant professional body (such as CIBSE or the IET). You will possess extensive experience in providing support and advice across a comparable vast and technically complex estate. This role will suit engineering professionals who enjoy being the ‘go to’ point of contact for all engineering guidance along with delivering effective long-term maintenance plans.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full briefing pack, please contact our advisors Robbie Hodder of The Management Recruitment Group on or alternatively on 020 8892 0115.

The Management Recruitment Group has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to them.

Closing date for online applications is Sunday 2nd December 2018

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