Role details

Relocation Project Manager

Berkshire   •   £35,000 - £40,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Fixed term Contract until July 2016
  • Relocation of an educational institution into a new property in Reading

About Our Client

It is a private education institution which provides courses by distance learning for people in the property and construction industries throughout the world.

Job Description

This is a large, complex project with numerous factors to be considered and managed throughout, and therefore your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Producing and communicating a relocation schedule and timeline of deliverables for the project.
  • Sourcing and providing potential suppliers and contractors for tender who will complete key phases/tasks of the project.
  • Ensuring that all aspects of the relocation and exit strategy have been documented and communicated to all relevant parties, remembering that the Central Services Manager has overall authority and sign-off.
  • Preparing staff notifications/communications, and any supporting or required information, and maintain correspondence throughout the removal process.
  • Setting up, managing and maintaining all project documentation and tracking systems associated with the project and its various stages.
  • Providing regular progress updates and reports, both formally and informally, to the Central Services Manager.
  • Ensuring that all project expenditure is kept within the agreed budget.

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate recent relevant experience of medium to large-scale office moves. Ideally from a Facilities Management background, you will have significant experience of sourcing suppliers and contractors, and negotiating tenders, a good understanding of Health & Safety regulations, and excellent communication and organisational skills.

Although not essential, degree in a relevant discipline would be desirable, as would Prince 2 and NEBOSH / ISOH qualifications. You must be fully conversant in MS Project and have strong IT skills and be a car owner with a valid license.

What's on Offer

You will be paid the equivalent of a full-time salary plus all the associated benefits including paid holiday, a generous pension scheme, life assurance, on-site parking, childcare vouchers, access to IT discounts, voluntary healthcare scheme, and more - all pro-rata'd over the time you spend on the contract.

If you would like the opportunity to work on an exciting project in central Reading for an organisation with a supportive and helpful culture, and excellent benefits then please apply now or contact Olivia Finn on 01189559034 for more details.

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