Having provided a home for students for almost 30 years, Unite Students are the leading provider of purpose-built student accommodation. Operating across 25 university towns we have the insight to create places to live where students feel at home, no matter where they have come from.
The role of the Regional General Manager is to lead the team of General Managers and deliver the end to end operational, financial and commercial metrics for their cluster of properties. They are responsible for leveraging the suite of central initiatives and supplementing them with local strategies to meet and exceed these objectives. As the leader of the property clusters, supported by the regional management teams and
central functions, the RGMs are ultimately responsible for their team’s engagement and performance, all aspects of safety and security, the cleanliness, condition and maintenance of the assets, sales and revenue performance, the wellbeing and experience of their students, profitability and capital planning, and project execution.
The RGMs are also responsible for building key university partnerships, often leading the development of our single year nomination agreements as well as day to day working relationship. In addition to these key operational responsibilities, the RGMs are there to support the development of the wider national strategic agenda at Unite Students including but not limited to our Unite Way of Operations, short-stay revenue strategies, TAR etc.
The successful candidate will have a proven background in a customer led environment, which could be a nominated student provider, hotel, retail, or leisure venue. You will possess demonstrable experience in providing a ‘best in class’ service. You will be able to work on your own initiative and be able to make challenging operational decisions.
For a confidential discussion and/or full job details please contact our advisors Hannah Searle and/or Hayley Mintern of The Management Recruitment Group.
Application is via CV and covering letter.