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Property Facilities and Project Manager – Client side – East London

  • Location:

    East London

  • Sector:

    Real Estate and Development

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  • Salary:

    £60,000 - £75,000 + Benefits + Bonus

  • Contact:

    John Clarkson

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)20 3854 3871

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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Property Facilities and Project Manager – Client side – East London

Falmouth Fairfax are currently retained by a leading education nursery provider with multiple sites across Southern England.  As part of their continued growth, they are looking to bring into the team a property professional who will have a varied role across the estate (Facilities Manager / Project Manager / Estates Manager) managing the development and fit-out of new acquisitions in addition to CAPEX refurbishment and maintenance projects across the existing assets.  The role will be based in the East London office, 5 days, with travel to sites in London and the Southeast, although they would be open to someone who wanted to work a 4 day week.

£60,000 - £75,000 + Benefits + Bonus

The role:
The Property Facilities and Project Manager will be joining a family office who have developed an exceptional presence and offering within the UK nursery sector.  Reporting into the Property / Business Director you will work with them overseeing the nursery school new build, reconfiguration and fit-out projects valued up to circa £1.5/£2 million each from initial feasibility through appointing and managing external consultant and contractor teams in construction to hand over of the completed sites to the operation team.  In addition, you would be responsible for overseeing the CAPEX spend across the existing assets for refurbishment and planned maintenance projects valued circa £50k - £500k and lead the facilities management and in-house reactive maintenance team of four individuals.  They are an exceptionally well-funded business with established sites and continued growth aspirations of circa two sites per year.

Due to the expansive nature of the role the individual could come from a Property Management, Facilities Management, Project Management of onsite Commercial / Site Management background with experience running multiple small to mid-size fit-out, refurbishment and maintenance projects.  Experience of the nursery / education sector would be an advantage, but they are open to driven people who have good JCT contract experience within office, retail, hotel or leisure schemes.  As a mid-sized business with a smaller Real Estate function, they are looking for a proactive hands-on person who is open to getting involved in a wide spectrum of the project, asset and facilities management functions and become a core part of their team.


  • Degree qualified in Project Management, Building Surveying, Facilities or Quantity Surveying

  • Circa 5+ years’ experience delivering multiple fit-out, refurbishment and maintenance projects valued between £50,000 and c.£2 million, advantageous if this is in the nursery, leisure, or education space.

  • Experience in existing asset CAPEX planned maintenance and facilities management.

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team running the full project lifecycle from inception to completion.

  • Good experience of consultant and contractor team management under JCT contracts as well as CDM, H&S and building regulations.

  • Experience in service agreements, drafting briefs, reading architectural drawings and advantageous if you have knowledge of lifecycle costing.

  • Good experience of MS Office suit and presentations. Technically focused with a good eye for detail and project commercials.

  • Personality: Honest, friendly persona with a sense of humour.

This position represents an excellent opportunity to join an established close-knit and friendly business with a solid project and expansion pipeline.

For further information on this opportunity and to apply for this role please contact John Clarkson on 0203 854 3871 or send your CV through to