Implementation Advisor (Property) - £45K

  • Location
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Category
    Construction and Property - Project Manager
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

Want to work for a dynamic, charitable organisation?

Are you an expert in building surveying, acquisition and able to take lead?

This role will be responsible for the end-to-end project management, including the procurement, successful initiation, plan, designs, control, monitor and opening of strategic projects for commissioned national services whilst dealing with 3rd party vendors. The role will be the key business support contact from estates to lead on the conceptual idea and design for buildings suitable for service delivery.

JOB TITLE: Implementation Advisor

COMPANY: Charity

CONTRACT: Permanent


LOCATION: Remote/Field based (other team members based in the Leeds office)

SALARY: £45,000

BENEFITS: Paid annual leave, pension, remote working, travel/accommodation expenses

CULTURE: Passionate and vibrant team with excellent team morale


  • Identify and deliver premises solutions to the organisation

  • Experienced in office refurbishment / office move projects

  • Complete budget management process and present recommendations to the stakeholders.

  • Work with external contractors to source solutions and implement appropriate support contracts where necessary.

  • Produce and plan project documents (Basic CAD 2D)

  • Manage key stakeholders

  • Negotiating with contractors and services

  • Ensuring progression of project is on time, in budget, and to the right quality standards as well as managing budgets.

  • Extensive travel will be required

  • To identify & procure new premises ensuring they meet service delivery requirements and represent quality and value for money.

  • To negotiate premises leases with Landlord & Landlord representatives according to premises strategy.

  • To manage the submission of planning applications for new premises to ensure their class use represents the operational requirements under Town and Country Planning Act.

  • To track the submission of planning applications and report to the Senior FM/Head of Facilities and Directors on its progress.

  • To manage the conveyancing process, liaising with solicitors to secure premises Leases within strategic boundaries.

  • To track the progression of leases and report to FM Implementation Manager.

  • To work across allocated regions, and others as required, for the identification of and set up of new premises as required.

  • To draft budgets for the start-up of new premises for the installation of all equipment and services, working with the FM & FM Implementation Manager & Directors to obtain authorisation for spend.

  • Control and manage refurbishment budgets.

  • Contractor Management.

  • To project manage quality refurbishment programmes for new premises within agreed timescales and budgets

  • To project manage installation of all equipment and services within agreed timescales and budgets.

  • To provide support to existing premises in respect of on-going maintenance, refurbishment and procurement of equipment and service

  • To attend regular procurement meetings to develop Best Practice.

  • To provide support to Business Support Tender Co-ordinator & Directors in the preparation of new tenders with respect to the identification of new premises and budget preparation for premises set up

  • Liaise with Central Support/Function Teams as require

  • Day to day filing and maintaining accurate and user friendly computerised and paper records

  • Work flexibly within an agreed number of hours of work to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision.


  • Demonstrable experience as a project manager, managing projects from inception to completion, taking control of issues that may arise

  • The ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with the business ensuring needs are anticipated, expectations managed, and feedback sought

  • Knowledge of Lease Terms negotiations

  • Knowledge of H&S with relation to building refurbishment

  • Experience of premises acquisition including Lease negotiation

  • Experience of completing and submitting planning applications

  • Experience of managing Health and Safety

  • Proven and effective negotiation skills

  • Advanced computer and administrative skills including a good working knowledge of Excel and Access, and the ability to maintain data management systems

  • The ability to prioritise conflicting work demands, working to tight deadlines and within budget

  • Flexibility to travel nationally on a regular basis

  • Show commitment to facilitating positive outcomes for all aspects of Facilities Management

  • Valid Driving Licence and access to transport

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