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Lifecycle FM Manager

  • Location: Cheltenham
  • Salary: £48k - 53k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Building Services, Facilities Management
  • Contact: Adam Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 24 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 394929ASH

We are currently working with a leading UK Facilities Service provider, to recruit a senior Manager to be responsible for the overall delivery of capital replacement/lifecycle activities on a large public sector FM contract in the Gloucester region


  • Work with the Technical Services Manager to agree the annual Forward Maintenance Plan
  • With support from Line Manager and the Technical Services Manager, generate and manage the annual FMP budget and effectively communicate any deviation
  • Ensure the Forward Maintenance Plan is delivered within budget and forecast, utilising internal and sub-contractor delivery resource as appropriate
  • Provide management support to Lifecycle Works Supervisor/s (direct report/s) delivering activities
  • Liaise with the Lifecycle Director and the Capital Replacement Contractor, to secure funding, ensure good working practices and VFM. Utilise Commercial support for contractual interpretation where necessary
  • Create individual Lifecycle Work Packages to include a 'Specification of Requirements' for each identified to allow works to be competitively costed and delivered via supplier and internal resource as required
  • Monitor, review and approve works costs to ensure that they remain within budgetary thresholds
  • Undertake periodic inspections of the works to ensure that the specified scope of work is being met and safe working practices are being followed
  • Meet with all stakeholders on a regular basis to review progress against plan, and effectively manage and communicate any deviation from plan
  • Provide monthly Progress Reports to relevant stakeholders as appropriate, clearly identifying any slippage, additions or omissions during the plan period
  • Ensure all works consider contractual requirements, as well as Security, relevant Industry and H&S Standards.
  • Review and prioritise FMP activities on a regular basis to ensure that planned activities meet both short and long term infrastructure requirements and business needs, flexing as necessary to meet the available lifecycle budget and available resource.
  • Ensure that all delivered/completed works are effectively handed over to the operational team
  • Work closely with other team managers and colleagues to ensure a cohesive team-working approach

Requirements for the candidate:


A good understanding of PFI, budget management, critical infrastructure/building services, energy and environment

  • Building Services degree or equivalent experience
  • H&S qualification
  • An understanding of Energy and Environment
  • Experience of secure and critical environments
  • Experience of operating within a PPP/ PFI
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on delivering results
  • Ability to work openly and
  • collaboratively at all levels
  • Experience in engaging and managing sub-contractors/


  • Chartered Engineer
  • Membership of a professional body (MCIBSE, MIMechE, IWFM etc.)
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Experience of managing sub-contractors, consultants and specialists
  • Change Management
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Management of conflicting objectives