Premises Project Manager

Employer
CMS
Location
London, England
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Vacancy Type
Other specialist roles, Facilities Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Manager
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

Fantastic opportunity to join our fast paced Premises Team in London.


About CMS


CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.


CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.


About the Role

You will help provide exceptional client service to a forward-thinking law firm and be an integral part of the Premises & Property function. Working as part of the Premises team you will be responsible for a wide range of projects, moves and activities related to our entire CMS-CMNO global portfolio. You will also work with and assist colleagues in the Facilities & Procurement teams as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

To handle and perform the role in Project Management for Works mainly in UK and to support projects in other parts of the world. There will regularly be multiple projects running simultaneously.


The role may require irregular travel to offices outside of London, (ie Manchester, Liverpool and Scotland).
The delivering of successful mobilisation and demobilisation of projects and properties, including producing documentation, etc.

This includes internal and external stakeholder management / liaison.
General property management projects (including legacy projects).
General department operational support.
Manage, coordinate and control the delivery of projects from inception to completion including programming, design, entitlements, bidding, permitting, and construction management.
Delivery on projects across Property Management on time and following the agreed process (supported by subject matter experts where required).
Undertake regular project reviews and project planning meetings for the department.
Keep management in the loop by preparing project updates and presentations that showcase a project's value and status, highlights risks and creates mitigation plans.
Manage costs and keep track of all costs attributed to each project to enable cost recovery on projects

Budget and cost planning, cost management.
Contract administration.
Health & safety management on the projects.

Key Performance Measures
Compliance with Health and Safety legislation.
On time and on budget closures of projects.
Project documentation including drawings and handover certificates .


About You

Skills required:

  • Firm knowledge of construction, architecture and MEPH services
  • Firm knowledge and previous experience in commercial office-fit out
  • Strong experience in professional services environments
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with executive level internal & external clients
  • Organizational & detailed-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage differing needs of the business.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, basic knowledge of MS Office

Competencies:

  • Independent, resourceful, possess keen ability to learn and with excellent work ethics.
  • Ability to multi-task working within a team structure and independently.
  • Assumes complete responsibility for assignments of moderate complexity, and continues to aggressively improve skill base.
  • Quality management of the projects.
  • Project documentation and reporting tools.

Qualifications:

  • Educational qualifications in the field of quantity surveying / building / project & construction management / engineering / architecture.
Equal Opportunities


At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the Diversity & Inclusion pages on our website.


Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.


Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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Company

CMS is a future facing international law firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, and home to business services colleagues across everything from Information Technology, Human Resources and Innovation to Finance, Diversity & Inclusion and Communications.  The firm’s core purpose is to build rewarding futures for its clients, people and communities.

In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, every team at CMS is empowered to operate and innovate in ways that best meet clients’ needs. We encourage ideas from every corner of our business. We are also committed to addressing our own impact on the environment and approach to sustainability, as well as advising clients with their related legal needs.

We strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible. And this means we have a genuinely supportive, open culture you won’t find everywhere. 

We take the same approach with our colleagues: we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where everyone is encouraged to speak up, share ideas, seek advice and where ability and commitment is recognised by rapid progression. 

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do.  We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.  

Whatever your specialism, and whether you’re a lawyer or a business services professional, a career at CMS gives you huge scope to carve out a brilliant career as you help us, and our clients, to face the future with confidence.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 7367 3000
Location
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
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