Facilities Project Manager

London (Greater)
Up to £55,000
20 Oct 2017
20 Nov 2017
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a global financial management services firm are looking to recruit a Facilities Project Manager. Within this role you will be responsible for developing project plans for both Real Estate and Facilities initiatives for the EMEA region. Reporting directly into Manging Director of Real Estate and Facilities, you will be involved with office moves, refurbishments, space and change management within a professional environment.


  • Assist in the development of plans to increase efficiency and utilisation in the London and EMEA regional offices
  • Analyse current and projected headcount growth and assist with space planning development
  • Contribute to Real Estate budgeting and forecasting, and explore opportunities to deliver recommend efficiencies
  • Lead the development of project management budgets and timelines to ensure overall objectives and internal client needs are met
  • Assist in development and implementation of Alternative Working strategies with cross functional client teams and external providers e.g. Real Estate brokers
  • Work closely with the Facilities and IT teams as needed on space-related projects
  • Develop and maintain consultative and effective working relationships with leadership from offices and business segments.
  • Review, update and implement Real Estate and Facilities Operations policies in order to ensure continuous improvement in service delivery
  • Contribute to the attainment of Real Estate and Facilities Operations standards including ISO18001, ISO27001 and other standards that will benefit the team and core business activities of the firm
  • Ensure that accurate records and created and maintained for all Real Estate and Facilities related information
  • Ad-Hoc project delivery

Preferred  Skills:

  • Strong financial and analytical mindset and capabilities
  • Proactive, tenacious, and resilient problem solver
  • Team collaboration and leadership
  • Self-awareness and adaptability
  • Strong ability to develop robust business strategies
  • Proven track record of operational excellence and cost efficiency
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Logical in approach and highly organized
  • Proactive, well organized and results-oriented, with the ability to lead and participate in multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent presentation, negotiation and influencing skills

Previous experience

  • Past experience of office move, refurbishment and change management within a professional services environment
  • Experience in determining and enforcing policies for space management
  • Skilled in budgetary formulation, analysis and management
  • Experience working on own, as part of a wider Facilities team, cross functionally with internal customers, as well as external service providers
  • Experience managing multiple competing interests and priorities


  • Degree level preferred
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills
  • Project Management

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