Matt Cary

Founder and Director UK

 Matt  Cary  is  a  Founder  and  Director  of  Capstone.  He  leads  the  Data Centre and Mission Critical Projects team delivering  assignments  for  Construction,  Consultant  and  Developers  in  London,  regionally  and  internationally. Matt  graduated  in  business  from  Bournemouth  University  and  experienced  early  success  in  his  recruitment  career  at  an  executive  search  firm  in  Mayfair.  Three  years  on  Matt  joined  a  global  real  estate  business,  where  he  met  his  current  business  partners,  as  well  as  the  non-executive  directors  of  Capstone,  Dominic  Judd  and  Mark  Farris.

With  12  years’  experience  as  a  recruiter,  Matt  is  a  frontrunner  on  the  sales  floor  and  is  passionate  about  developing  consultants  into  high  performers.  He  enjoys  the  delivery  aspect  of  the  role  as  much  as  strategically  advising  companies  on  their  expansion  plans.  Matt  loves  the  travel  his  role  allows;  from  meeting  candidates  and  clients  in  EMEA  and  America  to  visiting  Capstone’s  Sydney  office.  He  also  enjoys  celebrating  the  success  of  Capstone’s  top  performers  with  trips  to  places  like  South  Africa  and  Miami  and  attending  industry  events  such  as  MIPIM  in  Cannes  and  BCO.      

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Senior Commercial Manager (Infrastructure)

£85000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + company benefits and bonus    East London, London

Capstone have partnered with a special purpose vehicle set up specifically to manage a 20 year construction program within the highways sector. The role is for a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager to be based in the London Docklands area and to be their standalone Commercial Lead. About the role: This position offers a strong career path for the right candidate, with full scope to shape the commercial strategy and processes of a prestigious Highways contract. As the Commercial Manager you will lead and manage procurement, cost, budget and all contract development and management on the program of works. The scope of projects includes a variety of highways, bridges, structures, new build, refurbishment and maintenance projects with values ranging from £35M, working within a small, friendly, operational and technical team. Part of your remit will be to ensure the smooth running of all lifecycle and asset upgrade contracts, with full commercial accountability of all assigned projects. You will be expected to develop strategies and processes where needed to ensure delivery of required margins, ensuring all financial information is managed and up to date with tracked budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed. About you: Degree in Quantity Surveying or other commercially related discipline MRICS qualified or similar NEC contract experience, particularly including drafting clauses and contracts Experience in managing supply chain procurement Excellent interpersonal skills Computer literate - highly proficient at Microsoft Excel Please contact Matt Cary at Capstone Property Recruitment for further information on 0203 757 5000 or m.cary@capstone-recruitment.com Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Commercial Director

£120000 - £150000 per annum + Excellent Bonus plus Benefits    West London, London

Capstones cost management team are immensely proud to retained by a Global Development and Asset Management company to secure a Commercial Director to be based in the heart of Mayfair. About the company This developer can boast some of the most iconic developments in London and the projects under construction comprise of super prime residential, hotel and PRS developments. There are also international schemes, but the focus is very much London in the short term. About the role To manage and oversee the overarching budgeting and cost control, contracts management, and consultant procurement functions across the complete portfolio. To present and manage decisions for approval at regular investment and risk meetings, supported by budget and cost control detail, and provide oversight and recommendations for update and amendment. Acting as the gatekeeper of all corporate compliance, risk registers and delegations of authority matters. Accountabilities: Management of the Procurement and Commercial Teams. Overseeing full cost management and procurement strategies, delivering, and setting project development budgets to maximise delivery of product and sales values. Overall management and reporting of all cost planning activities and development budget. Establishing and maintaining all commercial inputs into financial models, feasibility, and viability assessments. Including developing, maintaining and management of all project cash follows Tracking and assessment of monthly expenditure, managing external bank monitors, interfacing with financial lenders, and establishing equity requirements from shareholders across the full portfolio. Responsible for the communication and data flow between project investment and accounting functions, controlling all invoicing approvals and impacts on project budgets and appraisals across the portfolio. Act as compliance and governance lead on the risk and investment committee. Establish, manage, and maintain all insurances and insurance brokers, ensuring process is followed, and all compliance needs are met. About you Educated to Degree level in Quantity Surveying, Accounts or a construction related subject. Full membership of a Professional Chartered Quantity Surveying, Accountancy or Procurement Organisation, preferably RICS. Experience in large scale construction projects, ideally in the U.K residential sector. If you are attracted by the opportunity to work for a renowned Developer with a proven track record and prestigious portfolio, please contact Matt Cary on +44 (0) 203 757 5000 or email m.cary@capstone-recruitment.com to find out more. Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Associate Cost Manager

£80000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Benefits    West London, London

Capstone's Cost Management team are working exclusively with a real estate firm, based in the West end, who provide a range of services across the project life cycle and sectors to include development, project and asset management. The Opportunity Through continued success, this development management platform is looking for someone to help develop their Cost Management capability. 50% of the workload are internal developments and the other part is offering consultancy services to third party clients. Dominant sectors include residential, commercial and leisure. The pipeline of work is very strong due to having their own investments to develop as well as opportunities in the wider market. This employer can demonstrate growth and success through out the years and are poised for continued success. This is backed up by their track record of paying bonusses. The culture of this business can be described as collaborative with a solution-based approach to their delivery. The structure is flat and they encourage a can do and enterprising approach to everything they do. The Person This is an exciting opportunity for a Cost Manager subject matter expert who is looking to take ownership of their projects and be involved in front end development. If you are a Cost Manager looking to expand your horizon and you would like to do more than the traditional Cost Manager role, then look no further. This opportuntiy will give you the opportuntiy to be involved in development and project management as part of your day-to-day role. Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Construction Data Analyst

£50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Company Benefits plus Bonus    London, England

DATA ANALYST - CONSTRUCTION COST DATA LOCATION: LONDON WEST END PACKAGE: UP TO £70,000 + PACKAGE + BENEFITS Capstone have Partnered with a privately owned construction cost consultancy who prides itself on their world class service delivery, research data gathering and analysis to find an analytically excellent Cost Manager / Data analyst. You will form part of their digital transformation program, poised for huge growth, and will work alongside the current team of market analyst's in the U.K. You will ideally be a Cost Consultant by background with an interest in market trends, data analytics, benchmarking, industry insights and thought leadership. This is an ideal role for a technically excellent Cost Consultant looking to change focus to the collection and analysis of cost data from concept stage; working across all sectors and aspects of the business. You will lead the collection and analysis of cost data including tender return information, liaison with professional bodies such as RICS/BCIS, produce benchmarking reports, review and update internal documents and guidance notes and provide support to the wider business. Preferred Skills and Experience Cost consultancy background Excellent communication abilities including writing, editing and proofing Ability to think on your own Excellent data analytical skills Strong secondary research skills Experience of interpreting cost data analytics Good technical knowledge with ability to review and comment on industry leading reports prepared by others Enthusiastic approach Drive and ambition to work in a leading consultancy environment Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Category Specialist - Construction / Infrastructure

£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus plus benefits    City of London, London

Category Specialist (Group Procurement) - Construction Location: United Kingdom Capstone's Cost Management team are proud to be retained by one of the UK's largest landlords, with over 50 sites across England, Scotland and Wales. Contributing nearly £10 billion to the UK economy every year and with a land bank of 1,000 hectares, this could not be a more exciting time to join one of the industry's leading Property Development titans. The purpose of the Category Specialist role (Group Procurement) is to develop and implement best practice Category Management across assigned categories of spend with the aim of maximising cost savings to the business whilst delivering best value and performance from the supply chain. This role will ensure cost effective and efficient sourcing and procurement of materials and services across its assigned categories by exploiting group purchasing power and employing leading procurement practices. As well as delivering excellent commercial value to the business this role will ensure that the supply chain use safe, sustainable and responsible procurement practices that protect long-term value and avoid legal and reputational impacts. The role: Lead sourcing projects within construction and engineering including; procurement strategy (Incl. UCR2016, OJEU approach) tender package development, implementation and evaluation, market research, supplier identification and pre-tender supplier engagement. Develop and implement category strategies, sourcing and contract management projects, and supplier relationship management that support business performance and cost reduction targets. Ensure all category spend complies with the Group Procurement policy. About you: Private client organisation experience is preferential within a varied portfolio of construction projects (limited repeat work across the portfolio). Sector experience of construction, oil and energy, maritime or real estate. Knowledge of NEC 3 or NEC 4 contracts is a plus. UCR 2016 and OJEU experience. Excellent knowledge of contracts and subcontracts beneficial. High ambition for hands-on execution of tender process and associated documentation. Knowledge and experience of leading sourcing projects within construction and engineering including; business engagement, procurement strategy, strategic sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier relationship management. A background in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management would be preferential. To apply or to discuss this role confidentially, please contact Matt Cary via email on m.cary@capstone-recruitment.com Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Category Specialist - Construction / Infrastructure

£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus plus benefits    City of London, London

Category Specialist (Group Procurement) - Construction Location: United Kingdom Capstone's Cost Management team are proud to be retained by one of the UK's largest landlords, with over 50 sites across England, Scotland and Wales. Contributing nearly £10 billion to the UK economy every year and with a land bank of 1,000 hectares, this could not be a more exciting time to join one of the industry's leading Property Development titans. The purpose of the Category Specialist role (Group Procurement) is to develop and implement best practice Category Management across assigned categories of spend with the aim of maximising cost savings to the business whilst delivering best value and performance from the supply chain. This role will ensure cost effective and efficient sourcing and procurement of materials and services across its assigned categories by exploiting group purchasing power and employing leading procurement practices. As well as delivering excellent commercial value to the business this role will ensure that the supply chain use safe, sustainable and responsible procurement practices that protect long-term value and avoid legal and reputational impacts. The role: Lead sourcing projects within construction and engineering including; procurement strategy (Incl. UCR2016, OJEU approach) tender package development, implementation and evaluation, market research, supplier identification and pre-tender supplier engagement. Develop and implement category strategies, sourcing and contract management projects, and supplier relationship management that support business performance and cost reduction targets. Ensure all category spend complies with the Group Procurement policy. About you: Private client organisation experience is preferential within a varied portfolio of construction projects (limited repeat work across the portfolio). Sector experience of construction, oil and energy, maritime or real estate. Knowledge of NEC 3 or NEC 4 contracts is a plus. UCR 2016 and OJEU experience. Excellent knowledge of contracts and subcontracts beneficial. High ambition for hands-on execution of tender process and associated documentation. Knowledge and experience of leading sourcing projects within construction and engineering including; business engagement, procurement strategy, strategic sourcing, contract negotiation and supplier relationship management. A background in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management would be preferential. To apply or to discuss this role confidentially, please contact Matt Cary via email on m.cary@capstone-recruitment.com Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Construction Data Analyst

£50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Company Benefits plus Bonus    London, England

DATA ANALYST - CONSTRUCTION COST DATA LOCATION: LONDON WEST END PACKAGE: UP TO £70,000 + PACKAGE + BENEFITS Capstone have Partnered with a privately owned construction cost consultancy who prides itself on their world class service delivery, research data gathering and analysis to find an analytically excellent Cost Manager / Data analyst. You will form part of their digital transformation program, poised for huge growth, and will work alongside the current team of market analyst's in the U.K. You will ideally be a Cost Consultant by background with an interest in market trends, data analytics, benchmarking, industry insights and thought leadership. This is an ideal role for a technically excellent Cost Consultant looking to change focus to the collection and analysis of cost data from concept stage; working across all sectors and aspects of the business. You will lead the collection and analysis of cost data including tender return information, liaison with professional bodies such as RICS/BCIS, produce benchmarking reports, review and update internal documents and guidance notes and provide support to the wider business. Preferred Skills and Experience Cost consultancy background Excellent communication abilities including writing, editing and proofing Ability to think on your own Excellent data analytical skills Strong secondary research skills Experience of interpreting cost data analytics Good technical knowledge with ability to review and comment on industry leading reports prepared by others Enthusiastic approach Drive and ambition to work in a leading consultancy environment Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Senior Cost Manager - Southampton - Client side

£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + company benefits and bonus    Southampton, Hampshire

Job Title: Senior Cost Manager Location: Southampton Capstone's Cost Management team are proud to be working exclusively with one of the UK's largest landlords, with over 50 sites across England, Scotland and Wales. Contributing nearly £10 billion to the UK economy every year and with a land bank of 1,000 hectares, this could not be a more exciting time to join one of the industry's leading Property Development titans. The purpose of the Senior Cost Manager role is to optimise value through the appropriate understanding of budgets, costs and the allocation of contractual risks in addition to the implementation of robust contract management methods and processes during project execution. This role will require you to embrace the full project life cycle from inception through to completion and subsequently operational delivery. You will be expected to provide contract and cost management support during the development phases of a project and be a hands-on proactive contributor to the initiation and implementation of consultancy, construction, and other contracts during the development and delivery phases of a project. The role: Provide contract and cost management advice to the Head of Engineering & Asset Management and Project Managers, tailored to the nature and risk profile of the project scope. Produce robust Project Procurement plans which reflect effective risk management and contracting strategies. Prepare formal Cost Plans in accordance with RICS or equivalent appropriate standard commensurate with the stage of development of design or manage consultants undertaking the activity. Undertake tender negotiations with suppliers to ensure the optimum value for money and risk profile is achieved. Ensure alignment with Head of Contracts and Cost Management on key decisions, commercial strategies and concerns and notification of all potential disputes to ensure align with Group Best Practice. About you: Strong technical and educational base with a minimum of Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying or other relevant engineering degree such as civil engineering. Professionally qualified chartered status with demonstrable extensive commercial experience. Relevant qualification and experience in providing Contract and Cost expertise to projects, with experience in multidisciplinary team delivery environments throughout the whole project lifecycle Experience in Programme Management with extensive contract, commercial and risk allocation skills To apply or to discuss this role confidentially, please contact Matt Cary via email on m.cary@capstone-recruitment.com or by telephone on 0203 757 5000. Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

Associate Cost Manager

£80000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Benefits    West London, London

Capstone's Cost Management team are working exclusively with a real estate firm, based in the West end, who provide a range of services across the project life cycle and sectors to include development, project and asset management. The Opportunity Through continued success, this development management platform is looking for someone to help develop their Cost Management capability. 50% of the workload are internal developments and the other part is offering consultancy services to third party clients. Dominant sectors include residential, commercial and leisure. The pipeline of work is very strong due to having their own investments to develop as well as opportunities in the wider market. This employer can demonstrate growth and success through out the years and are poised for continued success. This is backed up by their track record of paying bonusses. The culture of this business can be described as collaborative with a solution-based approach to their delivery. The structure is flat and they encourage a can do and enterprising approach to everything they do. The Person This is an exciting opportunity for a Cost Manager subject matter expert who is looking to take ownership of their projects and be involved in front end development. If you are a Cost Manager looking to expand your horizon and you would like to do more than the traditional Cost Manager role, then look no further. This opportuntiy will give you the opportuntiy to be involved in development and project management as part of your day-to-day role. Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com

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