Programme / Project Manager – Fire Safety and Compartmentation (MC)

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive salary
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

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Job Function
Project Manager

Job Details

My client owns and operates has a significant property portfolio of mixed assets.


  • As the programme manager you will oversee a 3 year program of fire compartmentation surveys and associated remedial work across approximately 1500 properties.
  • The Programme Manager will provide structure and guidance to the overall programme and project teams with responsibility for leading the definition, design and delivery of a multiple independent projects and other initiatives in an environment of ambiguity and complexity through engagement and collaboration with multiple stakeholders and teams. 
  • Liaise with Technical Fire Manager and Fire Operations Group to confirm properties to be surveyed in future years and review as needed.
  • Review the scope of the compartmentation survey methodology and ensure it is fit for purpose.
  • Review the methodology for capturing, categorising and delivering remedial works that emanate from compartmentation surveys.
  • Ensure financial arrangements are in place to track costs and provide financial reporting as required.

Key Deliverables

  • Define programme / project scope, objective and outcomes and the supporting activities / deliverables.
  • Prepare, manage and update programme / project plans, track and report progress against the plan.
  • Identify, lead and support project teams to deliver assigned projects
  • Manage the coordination, approvals and monitoring of programme / project change requests.
  • Identify, manage and monitor risks and issues.
  • Identify, manage and monitor stakeholders including delivery of appropriate communications.
  • Apply effective change management activity to ensure awareness and adoption of change and usage of new systems and processes.
  • Manage escalations as required to ensure the programme plan remains on track.


  • To succeed in this challenging role, you will possess a relevant project/programme management qualification and demonstrate significant program delivery within complex environments.
  • Experienced at delivering cultural change management programmes within multi-layed intricate organisations.
  • Experience in fire safety remediation programmes in a building services environment.
  • Good understanding of facilities management in a large and complex estate.
  • To succeed in this challenging role, you will possess a relevant project / programme management / construction qualification and have experience
  • You will possess a commercial approach, strong negotiation skills and the ability to work within very tight time constraints.
  • Commercially aware, you will be confident dealing with a wide range of people, possess excellent communication skills, a cool head and have the intelligence to initiate multiple projects.
  • The role offers a rewarding career with an opportunity to join a company intent on providing a fulfilling and progressive environment to nurture talent and develop its individuals.

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