Project Manager - Property & Construction
Project Manager - Property & Construction - London
Project Manager to manage minor construction works projects (e.g. building adaptation works).The construction works are delivered in live operational environments, with all the considerations needed for those circumstances taken and put into practice. The role also includes managing Operational change churn projects (internal moves and associated works) throughout the estate.
Property & Facilities Solutions is responsible for upgrading and safely maintaining one of the largest corporate real estates and property portfolios in Europe, with over 2,000 sites.
They pride themselves on working to the highest standards of both technical assurance and customer service. It's their job to support the business in being the best in class in the UK and that it is fit for delivering to 29 million customers nationwide, six days a week.
Through core delivery pillars of Real Estate & Value Generation, Property Programmes & Projects, and Workplace Services, Property & Facilities Solutions plays a key role in keeping the mail moving. Property & Facilities Solutions employs 3,000 employees.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Property & Facilities Solutions for a Project Manager who will be accountable for managing minor construction works projects, for example, building adaptation works (external and internal). These projects can be either simple or complex and require a full range of construction skills and due diligence. The construction works are delivered in live operational environments, with all the considerations needed for those circumstances taken and put into practice. The role also includes managing Operational change churn projects (internal moves and associated works) throughout the estate.
Reporting into the Programme Manager, this role will design and deliver the outputs agreed with the customer and ensure that projects are delivered within time, budget and to the agreed level of quality.
With responsibility for an anticipated total expenditure of c£3m+ per annum, you will project manage these construction projects across the country throughout the lifecycle from inception, design, business case/authority, delivery and handover. Using a mixture of internal and external resource, you will procure, deploy and manage the resources required for the project to succeed. Maintaining project management tools and techniques appropriate to the size and complexity of the project, you will also continually drive for the adoption of best practice in design, construction, procurement, standards and approach to project management.
Through effective project management you will identify project shortfalls, risks and issues and carry out due diligence reviews at key milestones. You will ensure compliance of construction projects with latest statutory, regulatory, and Group governance and standards.
You will have demonstrable project management experience gained within construction management, with experience of developing and implementing property plans. With strong leadership, communication and stakeholder management skills, you will build a good understanding of operational processes and their impact on property requirements and strategy. You will have experience of working as part of a team that utilises multiple methods for delivering projects, including managing subcontractors and consultant resource. You will work closely with the wider Projects team to understand how your area contributes to the overall success of Property & Facilities Solutions.
You will be motivated by managing multiple deadlines and stakeholders, and possess excellent organisational and communication skills. You will have experience of working on multiple projects simultaneously, and will be able to maintain effective formal reports and feedback as required. A key part of the role is being able to understand and translate business strategy into a property context, as well as negotiating and influencing with the capability to manage external suppliers. More important than extensive experience, you will possess a can-do attitude, excellent relationship management skills and be looking to progress your career within one of the largest UK employers.
£45k - £50k (dependent on experience) plus car allowance, full family health care, potential 18% bonus and 27.5 days annual leave