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Interim Workplace & Facilities Program Manager

  • Reference: 385948
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £100,000

  • Location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Glen Dimplex Consumer Appliances

A manufacturer of consumer products with several offices, manufacturing and distribution sites around the UK is underway with a transformation of its workplaces and operational facilities.
The purpose of the Program Manager is to co-ordinate several concurrent workstreams that will deliver efficiency and productivity enhancements to the organisation. Workers returning safely and effectively to the office is a key priority, with a significant population of colleagues sitting at permanent workstations (PCs rather than laptops) using telephonics.

Required Experience

  • Multi-workstream co-ordination of projects including office and operational facilities fit-out, office moves, commissioning/decommissioning of premises
  • Project Management, Communication and Reporting for exec level consumption
  • Supplier management and negotiation skills
  • Understanding of change management processes, methodologies and tools 
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Financial acumen, excellent analytical and presentation skills 
  • Ability to identify, resolve issues and mitigate risk through deploying a mix of analysis, knowledge, and tools
  • Proven ability to lead cross functional teams within a matrix / virtual environment

Repsonsibilities

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the project team in order to deliver key and timely deployment of the project.
  • Define the scope, goals and deliverables related to the project, from both the property and cultural change perspective.
  • Work with the Project Sponsor and Transformation team to establish the appropriate governance for the project.
  • Co-ordinate the activity between property consultants and landlords to establish the necessary tasks and accurately estimate the associated time schedule and resources required to deliver the new property portfolio.
  • Lead to the project team to define new ways of working, processes and behaviours required to support the location strategy.  
  • Identify, evaluate and manage any project related issues / risks which arise during the period pre, during and post deployment.
  • Agree resourcing requirements and engage with relevant parties to ensure the project can be delivered in an effective and efficient manner in line with agreed project and strategic milestones.


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