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£22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum pension annual leave plus more

Amy McGeown Senior Consultant – Estates & Facilities

Job Description

Job Title: Grounds person
Location: Guildford
Salary: £22,500 to £26,500 per annum
Post Type: Full Time, Permanent

MMP has an exciting opportunity has emerged for a Groundsperson to join a prominent institution, contributing as part of an award-winning team responsible for horticultural maintenance and landscaping of the institution's estate.
Dedicated to delivering a high-quality, efficient, and cost-effective service, the role significantly contributes to enhancing the student and staff experience. This is achieved by maintaining an attractive, safe, and welcoming landscaped estate conducive to work, study, and living.

Key Responsibilities:
This role encompasses a broad spectrum of horticultural and estate management tasks. Following relevant training, you will be responsible for operating various landscaping equipment and machinery, ensuring high-quality and cost-effective maintenance of the institution's estate.

Other responsibilities include:

  • General horticultural maintenance operations in the Grounds and associated areas throughout the institution's estate, including litter picking and clearing of snow or ice.
  • Routine driving, operation, and maintenance of horticultural and other Grounds maintenance machinery, including those hired by the institution, and basic tractor-powered equipment, excluding larger equipment powered by a tractor.
  • Assisting with the preparation of soil and areas associated with the establishment of hard and soft landscaping around new buildings, including the installation or provision of new sports facilities.
  • Ensuring work is carried out in strict compliance with the Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH, and any other relevant legislation covering safety in the workplace.
  • Experience in horticulture, sports grounds maintenance, and relevant NVQ or equivalent qualifications are advantageous but not essential. Full training will be provided. Candidates need to be physically fit and hold a valid UK driving licence for this role.

What's in it for you?
The institution offers a dynamic, flexible, and enjoyable work environment. In addition to the attractive campus setting and ample development opportunities, the institution offers:

  • 35 Days Holiday (20 Days Annual Leave 7 University Closure Days Bank Holidays)
  • Additional Day of Leave per year of service for 5 years
  • 36 Hour Working week.
  • Highly competitive Pension
  • Relevant Training & Development
  • On-site discounted Nursery/Childcare
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing scheme
  • Discounted Surrey Sports Park Membership

Please note that the successful candidate will need to undergo and clear an Enhanced DBS.

If you possess the relevant skills, please submit your updated CV. We look forward to hearing from you.


Admin and Compliance Manager

MMP Consultancy is seeking an Administration and Compliance Manager on behalf of an FM Provider to be based across London and Bedfordshire. The role is permanent with a salary of £40,000 plus a £4,872 car allowance plus benefits.

The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to ensure the statutory and contractual compliance of hard services for the contract for the FM Provider's NHS clients. This role demands a meticulous individual who can manage operational, reporting/auditing, financial, and health & safety aspects efficiently.

Key Responsibilities:

* Monitor statutory compliance, plan inspections, and promptly close out reactive works in line with standard procedures.
* Ensure timely completion and submission of client reports as per contractual timelines.
* Collaborate with Service Managers to evidence self-delivered compliance-related activities.
* Maintain a document library of compliance-related evidence for the estate.
* Responsible for contract record-keeping, processing subcontractor and operative work orders.
* Implement and monitor the use of standard documentation compliant with site set-up standards and Rydon procedures.

* Advanced IT skills.
* Experience in analytical and administrative tasks.
* Track record of delivering to deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.
* Experience working in a highly contractual environment.
* Customer service experience.
* Proficient use of Microsoft Package - Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint.
* Experience line managing/supervising employees.
* Detailed understanding of contractual obligations.
* Understanding of healthcare-related and general best practice guidance documents.
* Experience in contractual record-keeping and complying with policy and processes.
* Experience managing clients.
* Experience delivering a customer-focused maintenance service.
* UK Driving Licence.


Hope all is well.

I am currently recruiting for a Bursar on behalf of a prestigious independent school based in South London on a permanent contract.

Please see the specific details below:

Hours: Full time

Salary: Between £68,215 to £80,345 p.a. depending on skills and experience

Commences: September 2024


  • He or she will be responsible for the conduct of the financial and day-to-day operations management of the school.
  • The successful candidate can expect to be included in frank and open discussions about operational and financial issues and in return will be expected to offer an analysis, informed advice, and achievable solutions.
  • Ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements including the Charities Commission and Companies House.


  • Educated to degree level and/or hold professional qualifications relevant to the role.
  • An accounting qualification or working towards one.
  • Financial management experience and budget control.


  • Pension - both teaching and non-teaching staff enjoy a generous employer contribution pension scheme.
  • Enhanced sick and maternity/paternity pay arrangements - the school offers additional support to staff via its sick and family-friendly policies.
  • Flexible and generous Time off work policy special leave, time off for dependents and appointments.
  • Flexible working options - job share and part-time. Longer holidays than the maintained sector for teachers (19 weeks) and a minimum of 25 days for full-time non-teaching staff plus bank holidays and additional time at Christmas.
  • Additional benefits are provided on the JD.

For a full Job description - please send an up-to-date CV to this email.

Estates Project Manager

MMP Consultancy is seeking an Estates Project Manager on behalf of a university based in Central London. This is a permanent role to start as soon as possible on a permanent basis. The salary is £52,244 per annum with pay progression each year, with generous benefits.

The Estates Project Manager will manage projects from inception to completion, collaborating with internal teams and external contractors on a range of projects (£10k to over £10m), including new builds, renovations, and adaptations.

The successful candidate's responsibilities will include daily project management, ensuring projects adhere to university standards while delivering cost-effectiveness. They will develop client briefs through feasibility studies, create compliant project plans, and manage project teams. Monitoring project delivery, inspecting work quality, and arranging handovers are crucial tasks.

Additionally, they will collaborate with internal stakeholders, report regularly, and handle various duties within the role's scope. They will work in a general context managing the University's extensive estate, with a focus on optimizing space utilization, supporting academic objectives, and ensuring infrastructure readiness across 10 sites, 40 buildings, and 1200 residential spaces.

Essential Criteria:

* Relevant degree or professional qualification.
* Project management experience in a multidisciplinary, multi-stakeholder environment.
* Proven Project Manager with experience in construction projects.
* Strong cost, program, and scope management skills.
* Managing projects of £250,000 or more in multiple locations.
* Technical background in Project Management or related field.
* Proficiency in cost control, scheduling, reporting, and risk management.
* Ability to manage conflicting priorities, work under pressure, and build strong relationships.
* Proactive approach to Health & Safety and project risk management.
* Prince 2 Practitioner Level.
* Auto Cad experience