Client Side Project Manager

£34304 - £40927 per annum
21 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Oct 2021
Durham University
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

The Estates and Facilities Directorate provides a number of essential services to Durham University and is responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the infrastructure and building fabric of the various campuses, including:

  • maintaining and regularly reviewing a maintenance programme which takes account of short, medium and long term needs of all buildings and University grounds;
  • implementing the works identified and funded within the various maintenance programmes and operating a system for dealing with day-to day requirements, including the provision of an out-of-hours emergency service;
  • providing a professional, technical service to the University for the design, construction and procurement of new buildings and adaptation works to existing buildings;
  • identifying and recording the use of space and advising on ways of increasing space utilisation;
  • property and asset management;
  • acquisition and disposal of built environment related assets;
  • procuring and managing utilities and services;
  • providing postal, delivery and security arrangements and advice to the University; and
  • the delivery of a wide-range of customer-facing services, including: contract management; estates and facilities relationships management; housekeeping and cleaning, business resilience, event management; reception helpdesk; university retail; business support; health and safety; and management information.

The Project Manager will provide a total service in connection with the evaluation, planning, coordination, procurement, execution and timely completion of individual building/ refurbishment/infrastructure/remodelling projects within the Estates Strategy and wider-University Strategy.

Please note, the application deadline may be brought forward subject to the number of applicants.