Project Manager - Facilities Management & Construction

Michael Page Property and Construction
03 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This role involves procurement of and management of projects across one of their enterprise client's portfolio. There are over 100 sites across the UK, with the majority of these locations falling within the East and West Midlands.

You will take ownership of client requirements from inception to completion, engaging with all relevant stakeholders during the term of the projects, taking control of the project budget and programme throughout with a client-facing approach.

Client Details

A fun and forward thinking place to work, where colleagues support one another. Rated as one of the best small companies to work for by the Sunday Times.

The business delivers exciting workplace environments in over 80 countries for a number of blue chip clients. Their specialisms include property search, bench-marking and research, workplace technology solutions, design and fit-out, management and M&E.

The business has enjoyed impressive growth over the past few years and have established bases in Europe, Australia and the US employing over 150 people.


Delivery of fast track commercial projects within the programme and financial constraints based on each individual case. All projects are bespoke, which necessitates a tailored approach to suit each client requirement. Regular interface with the client is essential for the role. In addition, this role demands strong leadership and communication skills to bring together all parties involved. Must be able to work well within the dynamic of a team in a rapidly changing environment.

This role involves having the following key skills and competencies:

* Excellent project management skills - an accreditation is preferable

* Being able to make decisions whilst being commercially aware

* Having a flexible approach with an ability to manage client expectations

* Attention to detail

* Time management and the ability to priorities situations

* Able to offer Best industry advice and solutions bespoke to clients

* Excellent communication skills and being able to work under pressure

* Accountability

* Being able to manage and cultivate client relationships

* Being able to head up and manage teams with various professional backgrounds

* Managing budgets

* Providing regular update reports

* Being able to chair meetings and issue minutes

* Ability to manage churn works within an existing portfolio


Preferably a strong Project Management and Cost Management based background within the commercial property sector. Construction and Facilities Management experience is a necessity in order to carry out this role. Good knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and current statutory requirements is also key to this position (being IOSH accredited would be an advantage). Must have similar experience in relation to delivering excellent customer service within the property sector.

A credible number of years experience in Construction and FM

Strong Technical and Construction Methodology Experience

Health and Safety qualifications desirable, a minimum strong working knowledge required

A credible amount of experience gained in delivering client-facing projects

Experience of juggling multiple projects and re-arranging programmes at short notice

Strong financial background, experience of developing and managing project budgets and providing the associated financial reporting

Job Offer

Our competitive salary and package is on offer.

You will be home or client office based, working primarily from the central area of England (Birmingham/Leicester/Derby)

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