Mechanical Project Manager - Lifecycle Works

Middlesbrough | Construction & Property

Mechanical Project Manager - Lifecycle Works

The James Cook University Hospital

Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW

Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

£34,000 - £36,000 per annum plus benefits 


Here at Serco, we are recruiting for a Project Manager to join our Estate's team based at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. Serco are contracted to provide hard and soft FM services including catering, portering, security, and estates's maintenance. As our Project Manager, you will be responsible for the management and delivery of all allocated SPC initiatied Lifecycle projects. This will include participating in the planning, design and delivery of any SPC Lifecycle Project Works interfacting with the Serco Estates and Facilities team. You will support the Lifecycle Manager with the effective running of the entire end-to-end Lifecycle Works process and will support safe working on site. 


We are looking for candidates with a trade background in either a Building, Electrical or Mechanical bias with experience of CDM (IOSH/NEBOSH qualification). 


Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Project management of Serco initiated Lifecycle Works, to include CDM co-ordination, programming, and financial control to stringent requirements of both timescales and costs.
  • Provide reports detailing the asset condition and any work necessary to maintain the Hospital estate at the appropriate designated maintenance standard.
  • Participate in six monthly environmental and estates condition audits to identify asset conditions and future maintenance requirements.
  • Minimise disruption to the clinical continuity and mitigate/control project specific risks from unavailability and service performance deductions.
  • Manage the delivery of any reactive and Lifecycle works of the Annual Life Cycle programme as directed.
  • Liaison with and management of any external design consultants and architects associated with Lifecycle Schemes.
  • Carry out assigned Authorised/Responsible person duties for up to three individual building related disciplines.
  • Participate in the preparation of the Annual Programme identifying plant/services which may compromise hospital patient care delivery.


What you'll need to do the role:

  • Knowledge of PFI contracts; preferably in a hospital setting beneficial but not essential.
  • Trade background within a Mechanical, Electrical or Building Fabric position.
  • Proven operational and Project delivery experience within the facilities management service, including pre and post tender work.
  • Qualified and experienced in managing site health and safety / CDM responsibilities as a Principal Contractor.
  • Ability to manage, interpret and suggest alternative solutions to operational and Life Cycle scheme issues.
  • Well-developed financial and analytical skills and good competency to work with complex data from a variety of sources and produce detailed reports.
  • Effective communication and customer relationships skills.


What we offer

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Annual leave purchase scheme.
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Health Cash Plans, and more.
  • A wealth of career development training to suit your future aspirations. These range from role specific training, leadership coaching, formal study and much more to support you to build your career with Serco.
  • A safe and supportive culture.
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion.


About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such 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. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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