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Permanent Role
Salary £46k – £60k

Delivery of Property Building Projects

To deliver property projects as required such that they are customer focused, on time, within budgets and carried out in accordance with agreed standards and policies (energy efficient).

Project manage appointed suppliers (consultants/contractors) and internal stakeholders /workstreams to deliver building projects on behalf of the Brigade as part of a wider LFB Projects team. This is a client based project management role that requires a detailed understanding of a property project’s lifecycle from RIBA stage 0 (Strategic Definition) to RIBA stages 6 / 7 (Handover and Close Out, and In Use), including experience of the design, planning and construction processes.

The post holder will be expected to manage minor and major projects for repairs, refurbishments, replacements, extensions and new builds. The Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) Project Manager may be expected to manage directly, projects carried out by external suppliers, as well as managing projects where a supplier acts as the Contract Administrator (CA) and/or Project Manager to another external supplier.

The Project Manager in conjunction with senior officers will be required to set up and manage internal governance and reporting structures, including but not limited to project boards and project teams with representation across the Brigade. The Project Manager shall be responsible for reporting to the project sponsor, project board and managing the project team member’s workstreams.

Assist in preparing business plans, user brief requirements, reports, delegated authority requests, budgets and timeframes to deliver the projects as in 1.1 above.

Ensure all projects are carried out in accordance with Brigade objectives and policies and make recommendations as appropriate.

Ensure all projects are carried out to agreed timescales, budgets and standards (including performance targets) and in liaison with the Property team’s requirements.

Responsibility for ensuring that business continuity is maintained during any project works.

Ensure that all projects are delivered in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.

Oversee the application to relevant Authorities to obtain all necessary statutory consents (eg. planning consent) required for the project works in conjunction with the consultant project team.

Experience and Qualifications

Candidates must demonstrate experience of project managing property related projects similar in financial size and nature to those described in the Main Duties and Responsibilities, including contract management of both consultants and contractors.

Experience does not necessarily need to be fire &rescue based and does not necessarily need to be from a client based role, but an understanding of both of these will be an advantage.

Candidates will need to be CIBSE Associate or a Member with building services knowledge. Recently graduated applicants working towards CIBSE membership are also encouraged to apply.

Holding a formal higher national qualification in a recognised building services engineering subject. Having a project management qualification (e.g. Prince2, Association of Project Managers, etc.) would also be advantageous, as would being able to demonstrate that they are working towards such a qualification.

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Reference: 44304496
Closing date: 7th November 2021.

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