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Project Manager- Facilities Management

Resource Solutions.
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Feb 23, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to appoint an interim Project Manager to support the work of the newly formed Workplace Solutions Team.

The Workplace Solutions team reports into Finance and is responsible for the effective delivery of Facilities Management (FM), Asset Management and Lifecycle Planning across the property portfolio which includes a head office in London (Stratford), and regional offices in Edinburgh and Leeds.

The function is constantly seeking to improve performance as appropriate to deliver increased value and service resilience.

We are looking for somebody who can demonstrate extensive experience of managing facilities projects from inception to delivery. Current priorities include a major building restack, the expansion of space within the regional offices, a review of all Audio Visual (AV) services and the upgrade of security provisions across all buildings.

What you will be doing (the role)

Oversee the evolution of the current Workplace Solutions project strategy including planning for future requirements based on demand and ways of working to enhance the working experience for FCA staff

Work closely with key internal and external stakeholders to establish a robust and compliant Project Management process to ensure that the requirements and expectations of all stakeholders are achieved, supported by a Risk Register

Develop an annual project plan and budget to include an assessment of potential projects with full supporting documentation, including detailed Business Cases and realistic cost models to demonstrate the ability to deliver within requirements, timelines and budgets

Ensure compliance with all FCA Health & Safety processes, all statutory/mandatory requirements including Building Regulations, Construction Design and Management (CDM), method statements, risk assessments and site inspections. Build strong relationships with contractors and suppliers to ensure cost effective solutions which meet our quality expectations

Oversee the financial management of all project suppliers and contractors, including the raising of POs and the processing of invoices within the Finance policy; track projected spend via monthly reporting

What you will get from the role

Exposure to a wide range of stakeholders and colleagues across several disciplines

Involvement in regular presentations and interactions with executive level committees and colleagues

The opportunity to influence and develop project disciplines and services within the FCA

Variety in dealing with a wide range of issues and challenges across the FCA

Our competitive flexible benefits scheme gives you the opportunity to create a personalised benefits package, tailored to suit your lifecycle. You can use this allowance to purchase additional benefits such as dental or cycle to work or you have the option top up your base salary by taking this as cash.

Core benefits that you will receive as standard are:

28 days holiday per year plus bank holidays

Private healthcare with Bupa

A non-contributory Pension of at least 8% of basic salary each month (there are several contribution levels that increase depending on your age - up to 12% a month once you reach age 35)

Life assurance of eight times your basic salary

Income protection

We support hybrid working which means you will be able to work from home up to 60% of the time over a month with the remainder of your time in our London office. Additional support may be required out of hours and at weekends.

The skills and experience you will have


We are a signatory to the Government's Disability Confident scheme. This means that we will offer an interview to disabled candidates entering under the scheme, should they meet the minimum criteria for a role.

Demonstrable evidence of delivering operational projects within a Facilities working environment

Proven experience of managing a portfolio of FM projects from inception to delivery with full financial control, ensuring that any issues are escalated to the relevant place within the structure

Industry recognised project management qualification and experience, with a track record of successful delivery


A good working knowledge of building regulations and CDM guidelines

An understanding of operational facilities management to appreciate the importance of delivering key projects without impacting service delivery

A good knowledge of health and safety management in respect of project delivery

Strong organisational capabilities in respect of project management documentation and activity tracking

Self-assured, assertive, and able to influence and challenge stakeholders with strength and credibility

Accurate and exceptional attention to detail with the ability to operate unassisted under broad direction, understand organisational objectives and set direction

Numerate, analytical and able to develop, create and interpret management information

Critical thinker with ability to evaluate information to make judgements and recommendations

About the FCA

The FCA regulates the conduct of 50,000 firms in the UK to ensure our financial markets are honest, fair and competitive. We do this to make sure markets work well for individuals, businesses and the economy as a whole. For more information on what we do, our three-year strategy can be found here.

The FCA's Values & Diversity

Our ambition is to cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences and similarities enable us to be a better organisation - one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better regulation.

The FCA is committed to achieving greater diversity across all levels of the organisations. Given this, we particularly welcome applications from women, disabled and minority ethnic candidates for our technical specialist role.

Flexible working

We welcome applications from candidates who are looking for flexible arrangements. Many of our staff work flexibly including working part-time, staggered hours, and job shares. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want but we won't judge you for asking.

Useful information

Applications for this role close at 23:59 on 23rd February 2024.

This role is graded as Technical Specialist - Corporate

Due to business need some employees and teams may be required to work more than the 40% minimum standard in the office. All employees will need to be flexible in accordance with the needs of the business, if you have any questions please reach out to your recruiter.

What to expect from our interview process

If successful, you will be invited to attend a competency-based interview week commencing 26th February.

Application support

We want to remove any possible barriers and are committed to providing a wide range of reasonable adjustments so that you can keep the focus on your conversations and be at your best.

If you have an accessibility requirement, disability, or condition that means you might require changes to the recruitment process, please contact your recruiter to discuss this further. Our aim is to make your application as easy and comfortable as possible, and your recruiter will be happy to work with you to make any necessary arrangements where possible.

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