Empowering Operational Excellence: LSBU's Strategic Staffing Success Story


London Southbank University (LSBU), a prestigious institution known for its commitment to excellence in education and facilities management, recently partnered with us to fill several critical roles within their administrative and support staff. Renowned for our expertise in sourcing top-tier talent for the facilities management sector, we successfully placed 4 professionals in key positions crucial for LSBU's operational efficiency and success.

Business Support Manager (Contract Services)

In response to the evolving needs of LSBU, we diligently searched for a seasoned professional to fill the role of Business Support Manager (Contract Services). This position demanded a strategic thinker with a keen eye for detail and a proven track record in managing contractual agreements to ensure seamless service delivery.

After an extensive search and selection process, we identified and secured an exceptional candidate whose experience in negotiating and managing contracts aligned perfectly with LSBU's requirements. The newly appointed Business Support Manager brought a wealth of expertise in overseeing contractual obligations, optimising vendor relationships, and implementing efficient processes to enhance service quality while maximising cost-effectiveness.

"Professionals, who take ownership and pride in what they do. This extends support services when contracting. I have found them to be responsive, skilled and have the ability to listen to their candidates. By a large margin one of the best agencies I have worked with."
Group Head of Business Support

Recognising the importance of cohesive leadership to drive organisational success, LSBU entrusted us with the task of finding a dynamic leader to serve as the Group Head of Business Support. This pivotal role required a visionary professional capable of orchestrating the diverse facets of business support services to align with LSBU's strategic objectives.

We meticulously identified a candidate whose leadership acumen and strategic vision impressed LSBU's selection panel. The appointed Group Head of Business Support brought a wealth of experience in leading multifunctional teams, streamlining processes, and fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation.

I've been working with Maxwell Stephens for a few years now, and they have consistently impressed me with their speed, professionalism, and accuracy. In addition to their efficiency, they also offer a friendly, personal touch and demonstrate a deep understanding of the recruitment process. This is crucial, as recruitment needs can vary greatly across industries and among candidates. I highly recommend their services.
QHSE Manager

Ensuring the health, safety, and environmental sustainability of LSBU's facilities is paramount to the university's commitment to providing a conducive learning and working environment. Understanding the critical role of a dedicated Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental (QHSE) Manager, LSBU partnered with us to find a professional capable of implementing robust policies and procedures to safeguard the well-being of all stakeholders.

Through a comprehensive search process, we identified a candidate with a proven track record in developing and implementing effective QHSE strategies within complex organisational settings. The newly appointed QHSE Manager brought extensive expertise in risk management, compliance, and sustainability initiatives, ensuring LSBU's facilities adhere to the highest standards of safety and environmental responsibility. Their proactive approach and attention to detail have enhanced LSBU's reputation as a responsible steward of its resources and a safe haven for its students, faculty, and staff.

"Maxwell Stephens have recently placed me in an exciting role. Annabel and Peter supported me through the whole process and continue to follow-up on progress. Thank you to you both"
Group Maintenance Manager

In an educational institution as dynamic as LSBU, maintaining the integrity and functionality of its facilities is essential to supporting its academic mission. Recognising the need for a skilled professional to oversee the maintenance operations across LSBU's diverse campus, we embarked on a mission to find a Group Maintenance Manager with a blend of technical expertise and managerial prowess.

After a rigorous selection process, we identified a candidate whose comprehensive understanding of maintenance best practices and proven leadership abilities impressed LSBU's hiring committee.