Project Manager

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No fixed place of work
£60,000 to £62,000 per annum
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€60000 - €62000
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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!

Sodexo is looking for an experienced Project Manager who has operated successfully within an outsourced integrated facilities project management environment. The ideal candidate will have IOSH/NEBOSH qualification, project management systems knowledge and experience in specification writing.

It is a field based vacancy, looking after Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

If you would like more information to understand what it is like to work for Sodexo and a career in Corporate Services, please follow the link below;

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Main responsibilities
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 in Ireland providing a 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

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.
Demonstrable track record of developing successful operational strategies across a broad portfolio of projects
Exceptional client relationship management skills
Considerable experience in project service delivery 
Proven track record of initiating and leading demanding business change programmes
Proven experience in identifying new business
Proven track record of leading and managing experienced operators and large numbers of employees
Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills.
High standards of numeracy and written communication

About the companyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Katherine Bell

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