Accommodation Applications Manager

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£42,304 to £47,220
Posted
21 Aug 2018
Closes
21 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University College London (UCL) is a globally recognised Institution and one of the UK’s most successful Universities with over 12,000 staff and 38,000 students. The activities of UCL have expanded as a result of a number of mergers and academic and funding opportunities.

Their estate comprises of over 250 buildings valued in excess of £2bn including more than 4 million square feet of academic teaching space and c.6000 units of student accommodation. UCL is embarking on a 10 year Capital Programme which will see capital investment over the period amounting to around £1.2bn and including the development of a New University Quarter (UCL East) at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Overview

The accommodation team manage over 6,000 student rooms across their own portfolio and third party agreements. The Accommodation Applications Manager will review and improve the day to day operations of the allocations systems. You will work at a strategic level to lead on the development and implementation of system updates that will improve the functionality for the both the operational teams and the students.  This is a key function that will underpin the University’s mission to be the leading accommodation provider with the UK HE sector.  

Person Specification

The successful candidate will possess strong experience in reservations or allocation systems and software (ideally with either student residences or hotels) with a proven track record in high volume reservations. You will be adept in occupancy management strategies with good innovation and creativity skills.  This post will suit individuals who enjoy working with, analysing and improving systems.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact our advisors  Hayley Mintern (hayley.mintern@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Charlotte MacGregor  (charlotte.macgregor@mrgpeople.co.uk) on 020 8892 0115. Application is via CV and covering letter.

The competitive benefits package includes 27 days annual leave + 6 closure days (over Easter and Christmas) + bank holidays. The USS pension scheme has employer contributions of 18%. Details of the benefits of working at UCL can be found at http://ucl.ac.uk/hr/benefits/employee_benefits.php.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at these levels.

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