Project Manager

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Job Sector:
East Anglia
£45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£50,000 to £55,000 plus benefits
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Sodexo are recruiting for a Project Manager based in our prestigious client offices in Cambridge. As Project Manager you will provide strategic programme leadership to deliver the FM solution for the new build programme within required project timelines.Do you have experience in solutions design and translating/developing FM solutions into deliverable solutions? If so please read on!

The Project Manager will be required to work collaboratively, create new services solutions, design and operate flexible space and FM services to enhance employee experience, engagement, productivity and retention for the client.

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Package descriptionThis is a Monday to Friday role with a salary of £50,000 to £55,000 with an array of benefits attached including bonus, flexible benefits, retailer discount schemes, annual leave and pension.
Main responsibilities
The new working environment to be a real differentiator in the Cambridge market to increase client attract ability for talent
Bring the “best of Sodexo” to support each phase of the solution development
To work in a seamless way, embedded within the client Project team.
The role has a number of key deliverables and milestones in three main phases:
Assessment Phase – output to provide User Requirement Brief

Stakeholder and Consumer Needs and Behaviour Assessment
Assessment of Aspirational brief, existing consumer survey, previous post occupancy feedback and lessons learned

Design Phase – output to provide detailed service architecture, services model and services design

Define demarcation in service delivery model between base building and IFM services provider
Provide fit out design input to maximize user experience and productivity and optimize service delivery efficiency 
Detailed service architecture, services model and services design

Services Procurement Phase – output is to provide FM tender design input including  service specifications 

Define detail service level and key performance indicator to deliver on service experience and architecture

Ideal candidateEssential

Experience in solutions design through consolidation of OE/data analysis, market research, customer expectations etc
Experience of translating/developing FM solutions into deliverable solutions 
Proven track record with evidence of experience of Programme management on major programmes with good knowledge of project management disciplines
Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes, including risk management, budget and resource allocation procedures;
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office including MS Project  
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all key stakeholders;
Credibility within the programme environment and ability to influence others;
Ability to find innovative ways of solving &/or pre-empting problems;
Necessary seniority and gravitas required to be able to take on the responsibility required of the role;
Understanding of the wider implications of the programme;


Working knowledge of Integrated Facilities Management and Pharma
Blue chip / major consultancy trained
Other relevant information
Occasional travel and overnight stays will be required
To relieve and assist in other establishments in certain circumstances.
To attend meetings and training courses as requested.
This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged and the range of duties and responsibilities to be undertaken. It does not attempt to detail every activity. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals.  The post holder will be required at all times to perform any other reasonable task, as requested by the Line Manager in order to meet the operational needs of the business.

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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