Estates Project Manager

Pin icon NG5 Nottingham
Pound Sterling icon Grade 8: £48,474 - £52,530 per annum
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 12 Jun 2024
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The Fire and Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced Estates Project Manager to join their busy Estates Team.

Estates Project Manager
Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PP

  • Grade 8: £48,474 - £52,530 per annum
  • 37 hours (Monday – Friday)
  • Permanent position

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

As the Estates Project Manager, you (the successful candidate) will hold a key role within the Estates Department, leading on the delivery of capital major works projects and also contributing to the delivery and management of minor and lifecycle works as required. You will be expected to deliver high quality outcomes and will have the ability to communicate effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders including technical and property management professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

The Estates Project Manager will:

  • Take the lead in the delivery of an efficient and value for money Estates Capital Works Programme in accordance with the service’s strategic aims and objectives
  • Be professional and organised in the management and delivery of projects – being responsible for all aspects of project delivery from concept to handover
  • Prepare business cases, provide regular governance updates, identify and share risk information, allocating risk owners and ensuring timely implementation of risk management actions
  • Effectively manage delegated budgets - delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Provide expert and professional advice to the Estates Department and wider organisation to ensure all works projects are compliant with legal standards and that they are also of an acceptable quality, reliable, safe and efficient
  • Work with the Procurement Team to prepare scoping, technical specification and tender documents for procurement of services
  • Plan and work with all relevant internal stakeholders, contractors and consultants and other parties as necessary to ensure that projects are delivered in an efficient and effective manner, taking account of the effect of change and delivered in a manner that does not compromise to day to day operations - in particular front line services
  • Be responsible for assurance of works including timely and effective completion of any necessary defect remedial works - aiming for a defect free handover
  • On completion of works, reviewing and authorising applications for payment and contractor invoices
  • Review projects to identify trends and opportunities and capture and take forward project lessons learned.
  • Contribute to the project management and delivery of Estates minor and lifecycle works projects as directed.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Building surveying, construction and / or capital project management qualification and experience
  • Strong working knowledge, competence and experience in the management of risk including H&S & CDM, compliance with / and applicable legislation and standards
  • Ability to engage with and manage consultants and contractors in relation to successful delivery of projects
  • Experienced in managing budgets and providing key financial information to facilitate effective reporting and financial management
  • Capable of working in a high paced environment and being dynamic in your day to day operations
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills


  • Agile Working – They are very proud to offer employees the ability to mix office working with working from home to provide flexibility to help with your work life balance
  • Flexibility – They are family friendly and are open to considering different working patterns which help you provide a better service to the community while supporting your home life. They are also open to part time working
  • Annual Leave - 24 days of annual leave with an extra three concessionary days, plus bank holidays and a Christmas concessionary day
  • Pension – Access to a public service defined benefit pension scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing - as a service, they provide a wide range of Health and Wellbeing support to all employees which includes a membership to Bupa and a dedicated Occupational Health team who are there to support you. Also, all employees receive free access to a gym
  • Blue Light Card – Enabling discounts on shopping and eating out
  • Development – You will have access to both formal and informal professional development opportunities which will help you advance your career

If you feel you have the skills and experience our client is looking for and want to play an integral part in keeping Nottinghamshire communities safe, then the service looks forward to hearing from you!

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Interview Date: Tuesday 16th July 2024 (taking place in Nottingham, NG4 3AY)

The Fire & Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire is proud to be an equal opportunities and ‘Disability Confident’ employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. They welcome applications from all communities and particularly those who are currently under-represented in the workforce.

This service is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and or neglect and operates a safer recruitment process.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check and a Police Vetting check. Applicants must have had 3 years continuous residency in the UK to be eligible for a Police Vetting check.

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Other suitable skills and experience include Facilities Project Manager, Capital Projects Coordinator, Building Projects Manager, Property Development Manager, Construction Project Leader, Infrastructure Projects Supervisor, Real Estate Project Specialist, Estates Capital Projects Director, Facilities Development Officer, Building and Property Manager.