Facilities Project Manager

Location: Head Office

Dept: Facilities

Job Code: HOFMPM

Facilities Project Manager
£38-40k plus benefits  
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced facilities project manager to join our expanding FM team to lead planned maintenance and refurbishment projects across a varied estate. Reporting to the head of FM the role includes managing the upgrade, replacement and refurbishment of plant, buildings and equipment, cafes, retail outlets, ponds, civil engineering and car parks and you will be responsible for;

        Creating and delivering a wide and varied selection of project plans and revise scope and cost where appropriate to meet changing requirements

        All tendering processes and appointment of designers and contractors

        Working alongside operational teams to implement projects with minimal disruption to trade and customers

        Delivery to budget targets by forecasting requirements, monitoring expenditure and variances and initiating corrective action

        Communicating project progress to board level

        Working in partnership with Head of SHE to minimise risk and environmental impact

        Managing  a project planner for all works that is continually updated to allow operational teams to be kept up to date


The successful candidate will have knowledge of commercial catering refurbishment and upgrade as well as civil engineering and construction practice and experience of a total site refurbishment budget of up to £1million. You should be able to evidence an ability to manage a geographically widespread estate as well as tender negotiation, contract management and successful delivery to budget targets and timelines.


You will possess:

        At least a BTEC in building services engineering, operations engineering or mechanical engineering or a HNC/HND/Degree in building services engineering or building surveying

        Advanced skill in Microsoft Project, Powerpoint and in particular Excel as well as experience of FM software packages.

        IOSH or NEBOSH general qualification (a NEBOSH environmental or construction qualification would be desirable)

        Strong people management and communication skills

        BMS experience


The role is based in Cumbria but will involve nationwide travel so a full current driving licence is essential as is an ability to work away from base location in line with the needs of the business.


Please provide a covering letter with your application