Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 4470
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2023
  • Recruiter: 300 North
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England
  • Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car/Allowance & Bonus
  • Sector: Commercial, Contracts & Procurement, Public Sector, Facilities / Estates Management, Other FM jobs, Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Role: Operations Manager

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £55-£60k + Car or Allowance + Performance related bonus

  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE, RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

My client is looking for a Project Manager to work permanently based in Birmingham.

This role would be a permanent full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle, performance-based bonus and benefits package.


General Overview:

Manage the site delivery of capital works, service variation and lifecycle projects as part of the project delivery team, supporting the project manager to manage site H&S, site management, snagging and hangover of every project, as required.


Key Responsibilities:

- Manage works implementation to ensure projects are delivered safely; on time; on budget and are to a high standard from inception, to final account stage;

- Ensure the project pipeline is managed in accordance with all contractual KPI requirements, while complying with internal governance processes;

- Make sure project risks are identified and managed through effective mitigation measures;

- Monitor and communicate project financial performance and administration for all assigned projects;

- Oversee the co-ordination of operatives, sub-contractors and suppliers in a planned and controlled manner ensuring efficiency and minimising costs;

- Assist the commercial team in the initial contract negotiation process; project costs and delivery timescales; identifying possible conflict and problem solving as required;

- Act as a point of contact, managing relationships with all stakeholders, consultants and service providers, with emphasis on client satisfaction and business excellence;

- Implement and comply with policies and procedures, all legal requirements and best practice within Group's including regular safety inspections within the allocated business area;

- Completion and / or review of risk assessments for on-site work activities;

- Produce progress and other reports, as requested, to a high standard;

- Requirement to work within a 24hr Hospital environment (as appropriate).



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.



I am looking for a driven individual to add expertise and dimension to the projects team in a Hospital/Healthcare environment. 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.


Qualifications or Required 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;


- HNC /HND or equivalent qualification in a building or engineering discipline;

- Site Mangers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS);

- CDM experience & knowledge;

- Exposure to Passive Fire Protection (PFP) requirements.

Please apply to Jack at 300 North for this exciting opportunity