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FM Project Manager

  • Location:

    Birmingham

  • Sector:

    Facilities Management & Maintenance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 5% bonus and car allowance

  • Contact:

    Mark Bateson

  • Contact email:

    mbateson@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    MB43_1604399927

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

We are looking for a driven Project Manager to add expertise and dimension to the projects team for our client in the Midlands. The individual will be able to demonstrate flexibility and efficiency in responding to a changing workload and business imperatives while able to establish excellent working relationships within the existing team and clients alike. Experience within a contractual, KPI-driven environment and exposure to a hospital PFI environment a pre-requisite.

The team will typically be delivering 100+ projects at any one time ranging from £1k to £1M+, comprising small works, minor maintenance projects to larger and more complex lifecycle and capital works. Projects are run to tight and pre-determined timescales within the constraints of the PFI contract and should be delivered to ensure a favourable financial return.

* Detailed discussions with Trust end-users and careful planning are required to ensure that works proceed with the minimum of disruption to building users;
* Translate, from the client project scope, the preparation of specifications, design drawings and tender documents, in full compliance with all statutory requirements including CDM and Health & Safety;
* Ensuring snagging and defects are managed and closed-out within the specified contractual limits;
* Supervising contractors, liaising with clients and other company departments during projects where necessary;
* Monitor working procedures, workmanship and performance of contractors with particular regard to health and safety. Liaise closely with Technical Services, and Estates Maintenance Managers to assist with monitoring and performance measurement.
* Ensure all 'Project' files are maintained to provide a fully auditable administrative trail in line with ISO accreditation.
* Produce an overall plan for works (including design, procurement, PPP pack review and sign off, works/construction, commissioning, training etc) for the 'Project' to ensure the completion date is achieved and without incident

Qualifications
Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience:

* Experience operating in the public and / or private FM sector with a demonstrable track record of directly managing capital works within a large and complex estate is essential, preferably within a PFI environment;
* Self-starter, able to work on own initiative as a conscientious team player;
* Organised communicator with strong inter-personal skills;
* High level of verbal, written and numeric skills;
* Computer-literate (MS Office based Products: Excel, Word, Project & PowerPoint) with a sound knowledge of CAFM/estates and project management systems;
* Ability to show understanding of Local Authority legislation, Planning Applications, Fire and Building Regulations Approvals;
* A sound knowledge of building and engineering services design and associated British Standards;
* A sound knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act; Construction Design and Management Regulations and other relevant statutory requirements;

Desirable:
o HNC /HND or equivalent qualification in a building or engineering discipline;
o Site Mangers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS);
o CDM experience & knowledge;
o Exposure to Passive Fire Protection (PFP) requirements.