Project Manager (Building Services/Facilities Management)
Sodexo are currently recruiting for a number of brand new opportunities due to growth in our Corporate Services segment. Sodexo is the 19th largest employer worldwide, operating in 80 countries and employing 427,000 employees worldwide, we are the leader in Quality of Life services. Sodexo is not only a growth company; it is also a people-oriented company that places quality of life of its 100 million consumers at the center of its mission. Join our teams and experience their passion and the unique Sodexo spirit!
Are you looking for an opportunity that will enable you to utilise your skill set to the max? Sodexo are recruiting for a Project Manager for our Corporate Services Segment to work on a prestigious Microsoft contract. Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for managing projects and service development across the UK.
As a Project Manager you will have demonstrable track record of developing successful operational strategies across a broad portfolio of projects and fantastic client management skills.
Experience in the Facilities management sector is essential to this role, along with Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills as well as engaging with senior stakeholders. If this sounds like you then this could be the role for you!
This role has a competitive salary with an array of benefits attached including bonus, a flexible benefits fund and more.
Development of operational processes and documentation that supports the definition and deployment of service offers to drive service standardisation, cost reduction and excellent customer service.
To develop an effective network of key contacts within the business and within the Facilities Management industry in order to drive innovation in the development of service solutions aligned to business requirements
To support the business in their delivery and alignment of performance management reporting to ensure that adequate and reliable performance data is available to the operational Service Delivery Management teams
To analyse service performance, commercial performance and service utilisation data in order to benchmark the effectiveness of services delivered and proactively identify areas of opportunity for future development
To ensure that effective communication channels are in place between the Facilities Management function, the business and our Supply Partner community to enhance the effectiveness of the overall function
To provide a conduit for the wider UK best practice network for Facilities Management to deliver service improvements that have a greater benefit for the business and support a more effective service delivery and integration platform for our function
Ensuring projects are being delivered in a cost effective way for the client and Sodexo
Ensuring compliance with all Safety, Health & Environment standards and requirements
Cost control on projects
Effectively manage and support the key stakeholder relationships
To assist in regular project meetings with key stakeholders to review progress
Share best practice with other sites within the contract to improve service and ensure consistency and alignment of activities
Ensuring compliance including standard operating procedures statutory requirements (health and safety)
Ensure quality assurance, best practice and compliance standards
Ensuring that H&S procedures and standards and central H&S directives are being complied to, including ensuring that contractors comply with necessary standards
Deliver against the client’s site safety policies and environment and sustainability strategies
Oversee labour management for projects and ensure that this is being managed effectively
The Ideal Candidate
Experience of having operated successfully within an outsourced integrated facilities project management environment.
Knowledge of CAD and similar project management systems.
IOSH / NEBOSH qualification.
Experience in specification writing – NBS, Knowledge of Microsoft Project and experience with Project Management software preferred.
Knowledge of Sodexo systems and processes.
Proven experience of developing profitable relationships with clients.
Proven financial acumen essential with commercial experience and business acumen.
Ensure all legal requirements, building and safety codes, safety inspections, city guidelines and local and state regulations are met.
Ability to multi task, prioritise and manage time efficiently.
Able to manage team of employees and multiple projects.