Sarah Davenport

Managing Director UK

Sarah is Managing Director of the UK business leading the PMO and Freelance teams within Capstone UK. She manages key clients across the Programme Management Office (PMO) team, placing Programme Managers, Project Managers, Commercial/Cost Managers and Project Support roles delivering Capital Projects across a variety of clients EMEA wide. 

Sarah started in recruitment after graduating in 2000 with a 2:1 BA (Hons) Marketing. Sarah moved in to property and construction recruitment with Judd Farris in 2003 and became the youngest Board Director in 2006. Since then, Sarah has been passionate about developing strong recruiters who are service and relationship driven, where success follows. Whether you’re a client, candidate or a member of the Capstone team, building strong relationships is at the heart of Sarah’s approach. 

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Facilities Management Consultant

£500.00 - £600.00 per day + + travel expenses    London, England

Group Facilities Management Consulant UK wide, 3-6 months Up to £600 a day + expenses Rapidly expanding digital retailer One of the fastest growing business in the world, with a rapidly expanding property portfolio across the UK and Europe is looking for a highly experienced Head of Facilities Management on an interim basis whilst they recruit permanently. You will play a vital role in supporting the Group Head of Property in running a property portfolio equipped to support the strategic vision safely. Through multiple acquisitions, there is a huge amount of due diligence and work needed to get on top of the portfolio profile and FM operations across multiple UK and Europe wide sides. Core Responsibilities Focused on UK, the aim for the initial 3 month period is to produce a report that discloses and advises / recommends on the following; Initial 360 review of FM function across all group companies People, Process, Technology - what have we got vs what we need Review KPI's for sites with gap analysis Review all contracts & JDs across all sites - are they right fit? What is the team delivering? Review opportunities to outsource and make FM personnel more driven towards first line response and contract management Contract(or) management Work with FMs to build a framework with external service providers to outsource FM delivery across UK and then EMEA Site management needs to be reviewed closely with H&S to ensure Document management in place (and admin in right place) Compliance framework / do we have right maintenance records in right place? On site management of supply chain - need to start putting in place Organisation / Structure Need to build a model that scales over time How do we make scaled steps Business as usual Need a safe pair of hands in place to field day to day queries and prioritise work load The business continuity plans need reviewing at all sites and redrafted as required Second 3 months requires the above to be delivered across Europe. Your experience and background: The successful Candidate will be required to seek ways to deliver cost / energy /sustainability efficiencies and improve operational standards in line with the company's values and objectives. You will be experienced in managing FM and Health and Safety across multiple sites and countries, also holding experience in contractor management and contract negotiation and analysis. A successful Candidate should have a recognised FM qualification. You will be expected to provide the ability to undertake audits with experience in auditing documentation and processes. The role will involve visit sites (UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy) - with the rest of the time split between home and office. Good IT skills Has worked in a scaled business and understands scaling step changes Has M&A experience, and understands challenges of harmonisation and re-organisation A pragmatic and methodical approach to problem solving and who has willingness to learn, is enthusiastic, hardworking, with an acute attention to detail to join a notable and fast-growing company. 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

Interim Head of Environment, Health & Safety

£400.00 - £600.00 per day + + travel expenses    London, England

Interim Head of Environment, Health & Safety UK wide, 3-6 months Up to £600 a day + expenses Rapidly expanding digital retailer One of the fastest growing business in the world, with a rapidly expanding property portfolio across the UK and Europe is looking for a highly experienced Head of Health, Safety & Environment on an interim basis whilst they recruit permanently. You will play a vital role in supporting the Group Head of Property in running a property portfolio equipped to support the strategic vision safely. Through multiple acquisitions, there is a huge amount of due diligence and work needed to get on top of the portfolio profile and H&S standards across multiple UK and Europe wide sides. Core Responsibilities Initial 360 review of H&S function across all group companies Define KPI's for sites Review all compliance across all sites Review proposed Software - People module, update everyone's training record, Assets - every asset with their associated documentation needs to be updated, define the reports we want etc , internal training and upskilling for team to become subject matter experts on site. Trend spotting from accidents/ near misses and RA's COVID management Ensure each site is carrying out regular H&S meetings with key stake holders and an action plan Keep a check on inspections Finalise responsibilities relating to different internal teams Ensuring H&S is prioritised across all shift patterns - establishing standards and embedding best practice The business continuity plans need reviewing at all sites Travel requirements Extensive travel UK wide weekly for first 3 months Extensive travel Europe wide weekly for second 3 months Travel expenses will be paid Knowledge and Skills Excellent planning, organising and prioritising skills. Orientated to problem-solving, with a logical approach. Good understanding of HSE regulations and management. Ability to work under pressure and keep calm in a crisis. IT literate - Microsoft Office, email, knowledge management and collaboration tools. Personable with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluent in written and spoken English Qualifications and Experience Previous experience in a fast paced business is essential Awareness of the business and technical issues associated with a managed service environment. Previous HSEW management experience Experience of working in a business which has grown rapidly through M&A's Experience in coaching, mentoring, training and developing a team, both technical and non-technical. NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent Experience of designing, developing and implementing Group Health and Safety Strategy and gaining buy-in from senior managers/directors. 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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