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Project Manager (Estates Division)

Project Manager (Estates Division)

The London School of Economics (LSE) is seeking to appoint a Project Manager to join its award-winning Estates Capital Development Team.

The LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world.  A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its Central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 11,000 full time students from 148 countries and staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK.

The LSE Estates Division is responsible for development and implementation of the LSE Estates Strategy supporting the School's strategic objectives.  The Estates Capital Development team has enjoyed unprecedented success in recent years, with acclaimed major projects gaining Stirling award nominations and the Team winning various ‘client of the year’ accolades.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Capital Development, the Project Manager will join to take responsibility for leading a range of estate development projects valued from £0.1m up to £10m across a diverse estate portfolio including academic and teaching facilities, social and hospitality space, commercial property and sports facilities.  You will gain the opportunity to manage projects as the client representative with responsibility for external project team leadership whilst also gaining the chance to manage selected projects as the internal project manager.

The successful candidate will possess relevant experience in a project management role with responsibility for the delivery of complex construction, refurbishment and fit-out projects varying from small scale schemes to mid-sized capital projects. You will have strong commercial management skills, with the proven track record of managing contracts, project budgets and analysing and reporting on risk.  We are seeking an individual with a high motivated, enthusiastic and receptive disposition and the interpersonal and communication skills to operate successfully with a diverse range of stakeholder groups.

The role offers an individual the opportunity to progress their career within a team that is recognised as being industry-leading whilst leading a diverse range of projects in the heart of London.  The LSE offers a range of staff benefits including a generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme as well as excellent training and development opportunities.

For a confidential discussion and the Candidate Brochure please contact our advisors Ben Duffill ( or Nick Coppard ( of The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900.  Applications should consist of a cv and covering letter and should be sent to 

Interviews are scheduled for:  w/c 8th July 2019

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university.  We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

c. £45,000 to £55,000 pa plus excellent benefits

Project Manager (Estates Division)

London, UK

Published on 12 Jun 2019