Project Manager – FM/Estates – Schools

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Project Manager - FM/Estates - Schools
Contract / Temporary

PSR 1JP00061677

Posted: 18th November 2022 09:45
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £560 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 3 months

  • London
What's involved with this role:

Interim Project Manager - FM/Estates - Schools -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00061677
Pay Rate: Up to £560 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Anticipated 3 months, possibility of extension for the right candidate.

Location: Location: Regional travel and the rest remote working
west Midlands, East Midlands and The Humber
2 - North of England, Lancashire and West Yorkshire
1- East of England and Northeast London
1- South Central England and North West London, South East
England and South London

Key Accountabilities:

  • The Project Manager will be responsible for supporting projects after they have been selected to join the pipeline for the school rebuilding programme
  • Initially this will include supporting pre-feasibility work on approved projects to resolve or address complex site and project specific issues around ownership, viability, and logistics to allow them to move through the feasibility and procurement stages quickly.
  • When projects have been formally launched you will support the development and end-to-end delivery of a batch of around 5 school construction and/or refurbishment projects.
  • You will oversee a multi-disciplinary team of internal colleagues and external contractors, working closely with schools, Academy trusts, local authorities and other stakeholders, to deliver projects to time and budget.
  • Projects are of varying complexity, giving you scope to develop a wide skill set, and acquire a unique range of experience during your time with us.
  • Experience of delivering construction projects is essential (ideally schools).
  • You will need to be able to hit the ground running, driving delivery of these complex school construction projects forward to time and quality.


Key Requirements:

  • The kind of projects we’re currently working on include:
  • Whole new build primary and secondary schools in locations all over the country.
  • Refurbishment and remodelling of listed buildings.
  • Relocation of schools to new sites include school mergers and school expansions.



  • Manage projects effectively and efficiently through the project life cycle pre-feasibility, feasibility, contract, construction and project close out)
  • Ensure contractor and TA monthly reporting is quality assured, is timely and accurate.
  • Take action to prevent project delays and to ensure that the best possible build project is achieved, including proactively tackling potential risks, slippage issues and delays as they arise and escalating them.
  • Ensure project controls are fully completed and contract management is effectively administered
  • Ensure projects are on track against financial spend milestones and that any areas of risk are escalated and resolved quickly.
  • Monitor and analyse budgets, report progress and slippage and highlight any areas of risk opportunity.
  • Managing internal teams and technical advisers to develop options for rebuilding/ refurbishment as part of a site feasibility
  • Working with contractors to deliver building projects including consultation with contractors on delivery programmes, variation management and cost management.

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for

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Project Manager - FM/Estates - Schools
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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