Billable Works Project Manager - Midlands

Birmingham | Other





VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and EQUANS, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts. 

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with EQUANS' market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities. 


Location: Midlands, to cover the Midlands/South region

Salary: Competitive + car/allowance + benefits


This is an exciting opportunity in which you will manage the delivery of multiple Projects (concept-design-pricing-delivery-handover) for a programme of Billable Works (Projects), ensuring a high-quality output and that all works are delivered on time and within budget, deliver support to customers with technical, professional and specialist knowledge with minimal supervision and use clear communication to deliver technical solutions to customer and client and reflect the VIVO values.


This role will cover sites from Midlands to South, although at times, you will be required to cover sites towards the north (Lincs) as the business demands.


This role will see you oversee the delivery of Billable Works (projects) in accordance with Government Regulatory and Statutory undertakings, complying with all Health & Safety and Environmental standards and policies, monitor contractors to ensure suitably qualified and experienced operatives are directed to relevant tasks to achieve safe working, timely delivery and required quality and all performance indicators are consistently achieved and ensure all works are delivered to the relevant H&S standards/rules.


You will also review Risk Assessments and Method Statements to ensure they are to an acceptable standard, confer with DIO/MOD stakeholders to agree the requirement, manage the design and scope process to provide a tender package, work with the Vivo commercial team to manage the tender process, review and evaluate technical proposals, provide a customer price that is VFM, support end users and management in providing optimal solutions to customer requirements to resolve end user issues, and ensure appropriate work plans and budgets are in place to achieve programmes and financial commitments, whilst meeting the changing operational need.


Managing cost and stakeholder expectations through excellent communication and sound commercial decisions to ensure value for money will be an important aspect of this position, as well as working with all stakeholders to support the management and mitigation of contract risk.


We use Maximo to progress tasks end to end and Sharepoint  to upload all documentation relating to Billable Works.


What You Need To Do The Job:


First and foremost, you should be an experienced Project Manager with a Billable Works (refits/refurbs) background, with experience of managing low value, high volume projects, and a qualification in Building/Civil Engineering or Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.


You should have experience of managing contractors, costs, planning, directing and controlling activities, proactive performance management, and excellent stakeholder management skills.


You must hold a full UK driving licence and be willing and able to undertake National travel as the business demands.


To be considered for this position you must be able to pass SC Clearance.



What We Offer:

  • 6% employer matched pension contribution
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Car or car allowance
  • Single private medial cover
  • Life assurance 2 x base salary

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Employer. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.


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31/07/2024 01:16:00
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