Facilities Project Manager (12 Month Contract)

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  • Job Reference: CR/000180
  • Job Title: Facilities Project Manager (12 Month Contract)
  • Location: London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £52,500 + Opportunities
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Posted 3 years ago
  • This position has been filled

This is a 12 month fixed-term contract.

Our client, one of the world’s leading consulting businesses, is looking for a talented, self-motivated and highly capable Facilities Project Manager to work from its London base.

Based in the city of London, the successful applicant will have the responsibility for developing project plans for both Real Estate and Facilities initiatives across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting directly to the Managing Director of Real Estate and Facilities, you’ll be responsible for the company’s drive to increase space efficiency and utilisation in its London and EMEA regional offices. By analysing our client’s current and projected head growth count, you’ll assist with space planning development, working closely with the Facilities and IT teams as needed.

You’ll be the lead in development project management budgets and timescales, making sure at all times that overall objectives and internal client needs are met, including all ad-hoc works. You’ll also devise and implement alternative working strategies for our client, working with cross-functional teams and external partners like real estate brokers.

Across all offices, you’ll build and maintain productive working relationships with leaders from other locations and parts of the business. A major part of your role will be contributing to the client’s real estate budgeting and forecasting, always with an eye to find ways to deliver greater efficiencies.

Our client strives for continuous improvement in its service delivery. You’ll help them achieve this with constant reviewing and updating of their Real Estate and Facilities Operations policies. Thereafter, you’ll be responsible for efficiently and successfully actioning these changes.

The client is committed to meeting ISO:18001, ISO:27001 and other international standards and you’ll have a crucial role in helping the Real Estate and Facilities Operations team achieve them, including accurate record-keeping and archiving.


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Who you are

First and foremost, you’ll need to demonstrate experience and success in office moves, refurbishment and change management within a professional services environment. You’ll know from first-hand experience how to manage multiple competing interests and priorities.

You’re used to leading on projects like these whilst successfully liaising with wider facilities teams, internal customers, and external service providers. You’re skilled in determining and enforcing policies for space management and always have a firm handle on budgetary formulation, analysis, and management.

You’re a self-aware, adaptable multi-tasker, leader and collaborator with a proven ability to develop robust business strategies. You’re an excellent presenter, negotiator and influencer with a proactive, tenacious problem solving skillset.

Underpinning how you do your work is a strong financial and analytical mindset driven by logic and organisation. Degree-educated and with excellent Microsoft Office skills, your strong written and verbal communication skills will be essential.

The opportunity

Work for one of the world’s leading companies in the heart of London on change projects that make a difference. This is a place and a role where your leadership will add an extra dimension to an established team of superb, professional, and friendly colleagues.

The client is looking to place this role without delay. Please apply to Maxwell Stephens, the UK’s leading facilities management recruitment consultancy, by calling 0207 118 48 48 or emailing cv@maxwellstephens.com.