Project Manager - Stonehouse Barracks

Plymouth | Other





Who we are

VIVO provides facilities management and accommodation maintenance for the UK military and its partners. VIVO embodies both experience and innovation.


What we do

We put our Customers and Families First. They are the driving force behind everything we do. We drive forward improvements for them to ensure the service they receive, whether reactive repairs or a major project, is completed safely and on time. In order to achieve this, we have 4 core values: open, caring, agile and collaborative. These are at the heart of everything we do.


Salary: Competitive plus company car (or cash allowance)

Location: Stonehouse Barracks, Plymouth

Type: Perm, Full-Time


As a Project Manager the successful candidate will be required to deliver various projects ranging from fit out and refurbishment to mechanical and electrical upgrades across the MOD estate. Works are delivered on an occupied customer site, high profile with significant security implications and requirements for deliverables.

Projects will range from 25K up to 3million in value, with differing levels of complexity and unique requirements.


Key Responsibilities:


You will play a pivotal role in the delivery of our development pipeline, supporting projects at every stage. Successful applicants will be required to assist in the following tasks:


  • Drive projects from inception to completion, ensuring appropriate risk management and stakeholder engagement.
  • Day-to-day management of the delivery of projects including subcontract management and liaison.
  • Planning, supporting, and managing the delivery of appropriate reports, programmes & progress updates.
  • Working with commercial colleagues to provide pricing, budget costs and financial management of works throughout delivery.
  • Managing and supporting both customer and client in the progression of scope, priorities, and programmed delivery.
  • Provide solutions and options for problem solving project delivery and customer issues.
  • Ensuring site safety, health and safety and environmental management for both customer and supply chain.
  • Developing excellent working relationships with the client, site teams and supply chain to ensure customer satisfaction and continued improvement of delivery.
  • Manage task administration within Maximo and ensure appropriate sign off/compliance.


What you'll need to do the role:


Essential Skills:

  • Demonstratable experience of managing projects
  • Evidence of supply chain and customer management.
  • Evidence of utilising safe systems of work, H&S management and performance management.
  • H&S qualifications, SMSTS or similar with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • Degree qualification in building/electrical/mechanical engineering or a related discipline.      
  • Membership of accredited professional body (MCIOB, APM, WIFM)      
  • Excellent organisation skills including time management and self-motivation.
  • Experience of customer facing stakeholder management.
  • Strong team-working and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of Microsoft Office, teams, sharepoint and CAFM.
  • Must hold a full current UK driving licence
  • HNC/D level qualification in a Building/Civil Engineering or Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline or equivalent experience


Security clearance is required for our sites, successful applicants will be expected to achieve either BPSS or SC clearance as a condition of appointment into the role.

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 Leader. 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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11/06/2024 01:11:00
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