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Kingston Council - Client Project Manager

Remedy Social Work
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Contract / Freelance
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

About the Role

As the Office Accommodation Manager, you will lead on efficient space planning across the corporate property portfolio. You will ensure the corporate property portfolio is well equipped to meet staff requirements and procure office furniture and design office furniture layouts where necessary. In addition to this, you will also instigate and develop a centralised system for all office moves and re-configurations and lead on the delivery of these projects. A working knowledge of space standards will be required to ensure accommodation provided is complaint.

You will be working on:

Leading on changes to the workplace environment across the corporate property portfolio Projects identified in order to make best use of property assets Property Review whereby the utilisation of the corporate estate is to be assessed and optimised Devise and implement a central booking system for requests for office reconfiguration and new space/layout requirements

Accommodation Manager will include working closely with a range of teams but mostly working within the Property Team, Future Workplace Team and Facilities Management colleagues, leading on changes to corporate property accommodation. You will be using great communication skills ensuring all relevant teams are kept informed of timelines and any planned changes.

You will also be working with external contractors and suppliers to procure services and equipment.

This role will report to the Head of Property & FM.

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames is focused on delivering the best possible outcomes for its communities. To do this the Council needs employees who thrive in an agile and networked organisation and who can support continuous improvement within a constructive organisational culture. Facilities Management (FM) manages the built environment to ensure safety, efficiency and comfort for all users as well as playing the key role in maintaining the Council's assets in optimum condition.

The need for a highly skilled and experienced, strategic and operational management team, with vital back up from suitably skilled support staff, is critical to its success, as is a progressive and forward thinking team operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. We are a fairly new team and this is a great opportunity to be part of the success story of the FM team. We take a very collaborative approach and welcome contributions from every team member whilst we set procedures in place. No input is too big or too small and we have an all hands on deck approach!

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.

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