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Head of Projects (North)

Job title: Head of Projects (North)
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry: Facilities Management Management & Executive
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Reference: JO-2103-242405
Contact name: Rachael Chadwick
Contact email: rachael.chadwick@prsjobs.com

Job description

We are recruiting for a Head of Projects to support the account project lead, exploring all opportunities within the built environment.

The role will be to head up all project related matters on Facilities and Estates and take ownership in the strategic development of the division.

The role is paying between 70-75k plus car allowance

Pension and private healthcare (including family option) and work related benefits

Supporting a team of managers, we will be looking to you to continue to ensure the cost effective and timely delivery of all project obligations and service provisions. Focus on building relationships with all managers, clients, operational and FM team across the portfolio is a key part of the role, as is the ability to hit the ground running. Good project and people management skills are essential.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Be responsible for the P&L of projects within the portfolio reporting into the Operational Director, working alongside the Account Directors and Account leads, to maintain and improve the net profitability of the business ·
  • Develop strong relationships with client staff and their representatives
  • Prepare with the Operational Director an annual business plan and budget for the contract portfolio
  • Carry out regular monthly Project reviews of P&L accountability; including progress of projects
  • Manage sub-contractors effectively both financially and commercially with the support from financial and commercial.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all the client’s departments including those of the operational and FM teams ·
  • Ensure management and close supervision of site-based staff, off site support staff when visiting site and sub-contractors
  • Provide leadership and direction to site-based staff and Project Managers, developing skills matrix and development plan ·
  • Take ownership of projects and provide support as and when required. ·
  • Ensure correct skill & competence levels of site-based team to meet the contract scope · Preparation of the monthly report for the Operational Director and Client, listing all relevant site-based activities that occurred during the month including proposals and tenders completed.
  • Be conversant with all statutory compliance processes and procedures such as CDM 2015; Building Regulations; British Standards
  • Ensure the Projects has suitable, qualified, and experienced management teams in place within an appropriate reporting structure, by deploying appropriate HR strategies to recruit, develop, motivate, and retain the required management capabilities ·
  • Ensure that all operational activities are conducted in accordance with standard policies



Requirements

  • A thorough knowledge of Project Management services within the UK such as Civils; Fit Out; Fabric; Life Cycle replacement and Energy ·
  • An effective and progressive leader with experience of directing and developing multi-disciplined teams across wide geographical territories ·
  • An experienced leader of change with the ability to lead and direct others towards acceptance of new business ideas, cascading and promoting new methods and working practices. A clear understanding of transformational leadership and an ability to change organizations, culture, and behaviours
  • A driver of people and projects with a very strong commercial awareness and a track record of achievement on complex and demanding contracts and accounts ·
  • Ability and experience in developing strong relationships with key customers to support account development and long-term sustainable and profitable tenure ·
  • A proven track record of setting up and managing supply chain partners, multiple suppliers, and sub-contractors ·
  • Educated to degree level and a member of a relevant professional institute
  • A proven successful track record working at Senior or Director Level responsible for full profit and loss of Projects within the FM sector
  • A thorough knowledge of outsourced facilities services within the UK
  • An effective and progressive leader with experience of directing and developing multi-disciplined teams across wide geographical territories
  • An experienced leader of change with the ability to lead and direct others towards acceptance of new business ideas, methods and working practices. A clear understanding of transformational leadership and an ability to change organisations, culture and behaviours
  • A driver of people and projects with a very strong commercial awareness and a track record of achievement on complex and demanding contracts and accounts
  • Ability and experience in developing strong relationships with key customers to support account development and long-term sustainable and profitable tenure
  • A proven track record of setting up and managing supply chain partners, multiple suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Educated to degree level and a member of a relevant professional institute e.g. CIOB/CIBSE/APM 
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