Project Manager - Life Cycle

Middlesbrough | Other

Lifecycle Works Project Manager

The James Cook University Hospital

Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW

Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

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


The James Cook University Hospital is a regional major trauma and tertiary hospital based in Middlesbrough. Serco are contracted to provide hard and soft FM services including catering, portering, security, and Estate's maintenance. We are currently looking for a Lifecycle Works Project Manager to join the Estate's team who will be responsible for the management and delivery of allocates SPV initiated Lifecycle Projects. This will include participating in the planning, design, and delivery of any SPV Lifecycle Project Works interfacing with the Serco Estates and Facilities team.


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.
  • 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.
  • CSCS Card Holder - attendance as CDM awareness courses.
  • Ability to manage, interpret and suggest alternative solutions to operational and Life Cycle scheme issues.
  • Hard FM sector experience beneficial but not essential.
  • 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.


Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work: Working within Healthcare at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the safety and support that they need 24/7.


A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a hospital and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.

Great people: Hospitals are busy places, you will find yourself interacting with staff, patients, visitors and of course your supportive team. You will be a significant part of the hospital.

What we offer

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.
  • Interesting, varied and enjoyable work.
  • A company that recognises your contribution.


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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02/02/2023 02:57:00
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