Facilities Project Manager

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  • Job Reference: PR/000293
  • Job Title: Facilities Project Manager
  • Location: Central London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £42,000 + Corporate Package
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted 3 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Maxwell Stephens’ client, one of the world’s leading providers of training services in the UK is recruiting a Facilities Project Manager to work from its main base near Tower Bridge in Central London.

Overall role

Maxwell Stephens, the UK’s leading facilities management recruitment company, has been given the responsibility by our client to find the right candidate to become their new Facilities Project Manager, taking the lead on manage refurbishments and fit out projects for the Facilities department across the UK sites

Your duties will be wide ranging and will include:

  • To use previous facilities project management expertise and technical knowledge to assist the Regional Facilities Coordinators with day to day facilities queries
  • To ensure appropriate facilities for staff and both internal and external customers.
  • Project Manage a variety of large and small facilities projects simultaneously across the UK
  • Produce project plans for all facilities projects and provide communication to key stakeholders and external providers
  • Ensure expenditure on projects for new and existing facilities represents value for money
  • Engage with key stakeholders in the Group to gather requirements for current and future projects and turn requirements into project plans
  • Liaise with the Contracts Manager, IT department and the external contractors to develop and plan the project schedules
  • Procure and manage key business contracts, supplier relationships and external contractors for the Facilities projects
  • Liaise with the Regional Facilities Coordinators to plan and complete tasks for each project
  • Assist the Regional Facilities Coordinators with technical questions on a day to day basis around Mechanical, Electrical and Data provisions across the estate
  • Travel throughout the UK to the sites will be required to fulfil the role
  • Any additional tasks that you are assigned by your line manager or a senior member of staff.
  • Adhere to all Company policies

Required:

  • Prince 2 qualification or similar recognised Project Management Methodology qualification
  • Working knowledge of building mechanical, technical and data provisions
  • Proven track record of project managing large facilities projects
  • Educated to degree level or have relevant industry experience
  • Able to work effectively in an agile and fast paced environment with changing requirements
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Confident in taking the incentive and making decisions
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Able to deal effectively with people at all levels both internally and externally
  • Able to delegate and prioritise effectively
  • High attention to detail
  • Performance driven with a ‘can do’ attitude

Desirable:

  • BIFM level 4 or 5 qualification
  • Experience of office space planning and moves
  • Use of CAD or similar program to design efficient layouts