Facilities Project Manager

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  • Job Reference: 1166
  • Job Title: Facilities Project Manager
  • Location: City of London
  • Basic Salary Range: £35,000 + Package & Opportunity
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 5 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Responsible for managing the planning, design, execution, monitoring and controlling aspects of each project – ensuring that it is completed on time and to budget. The vast majority of projects are within the FM and Corporate Office environment and will be delivered to a very high standard with strict deadlines.

At any one time the post holder will be responsible for one project or a portfolio of projects depending on the requirements of the business.

From the inception of the project the Project Manager will:

  • Clarify all assumptions
  • Create a plan/timeline
  • Inform their team or their roles and responsibilities throughout the project
  • Manage the budget
  • Minimise risks
  • Ensure the goals of the project are met
  • Monitor progress

The Project Manager will typically work 37.5 hours a week, however, during key stages of the project it can often be expected that the project manager will work additional hours including evenings and weekends.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Project planning and management of office builds, refurbishments, moves and the cyclical redecorations (external and internal) management
  • Taking the brief and developing conceptual plans and budgets for fiscal decision making
  • Space planning including drawing with AutoCAD
  • Coordinating groups and individuals to facilitate rational facility planning, budgeting and scheduling.
  • Develop planning documents for initiation of projects to gain approval Board level
  • Prepare tender and proposal documents and conduct all necessary meetings to facilitate hiring relevant contractors
  • Monitor and report on all phases of planning and project delivery
  • Coordinate all parties involved in the planning, design and execution / construction process
  • Sourcing contractors for building refurbishments and ensuring work is completed to standard and within the budget
  • Liaising with Clients, Landlords / Managing Agents and local authorities

The post holder must have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role within FM
  • At least 3 years’ experience of supplier / sub-contractor management with performance monitoring
  • At least 3 years’ experience of Corporate Office Moves / Churn projects
  • At least 2 years’ experience of using AutoCAD to produce designs and space plans
  • At least 3 years’ experience of supervising staff (direct reports), contractors and sub-contractors
  • Good working knowledge of standards and legislation as applicable to the Fit-out, Refurb and FM markets
  • Working knowledge of Different form of contracts including JCT for D&B and Traditional works
  • Knowledge of facilities planning and construction management processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of estimating, budgeting and scheduling practices
  • Knowledge of current status of costs of new construction, escalation factors and market trends
  • Knowledge of building regulations and standards of practice
  • Knowledge of construction materials and methods
  • Skill in reading and interpreting plans and specifications and to compare them with construction progress