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Manager Management

Pinner, Greater London, United Kingdom
October 18, 2016

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I am a determined and adaptable estates, facilities, and project management professional looking for my next career challenge where I can apply my varied skills and experience, and build new strengths.

A highly experienced Senior Project Manager and FM Manager with over 15 years experience in the Estates and Facilities field I specialise in substantial restructuring projects to achieve efficiency, cost savings and cultural change. This includes fully managed works and Estates Projects up to £10M across various sites nationally.

I am qualified as a Prince 2 Practitioner, I am also a full member of the British Institute of Facilities Management (MBIFM) and a member of the Government Property Profession (GPP).

Employment History

Principal Sponsor

Transport for London 2015 to date

Reporting to Surface Transport Group Manager with responsibility for Cycle Hire and Surface Transport Projects including Ultra Low Emmission Zone.

Successfully implemented £279m Cycle Hire Re-let contract for London Cycle Hire

Managed Blaze lighting scheme for Cycle Hire Biciycles

Successfully set-up Ultra Low Emission delivery for Taxi Trade, analysing benefit costs and grant take up.

Pathway Management Project Delivery

Project Assurance, Quantitive analysis, benefit cost ratio management

Client Estates Senior Project Manager

The Insolvency Service 2006 to 2015

Reporting to the Head of Finance and Commercial Services with responsibility for all the Estates and Facilities Management Function. Fully Managed Projects from Survey, Design and build including fit-outs from Shell, Cat A and Cat B, stakeholder engagement, Tender, procurement, implementation, deliverables and closure.

Successfully implemented the £1.5m Estates Rationalisation Project, reducing the Insolvency Estate from 37 to 21 buildings over an 18 month period and saving £4m per annum.

Managed all external contractors, stakeholders and key deliverables

Headed up a Service wide cultural change and working practice programme

Implemented Sustainability projects including Voltage Optimisation and Energy efficient lamping

Fully responsible for Facilities Management and Estates Works and Projects for 20 of 37 sites nationally.

Trouble-shooting on short lead time Projects to ensure Delivery, Created Forward Maintenance Plans reducing reactive maintenance

Quality Assured tender, specifications and deliverables

Undertook Health and Safety, DDA and compliance specifications, including CDM and Heritage sites Project Delivery

Risk Management and Quality assurance, survey and specifications.

Project Sponsor/Space Planner

Department for Business Innovation and Skills 2002 to 2006

Working within a team of four reporting directly to Head of Estates and Facilities with prime responsibility for Departments Estates and works projects

Responsible for Estate Strategy and rationalisation restructuring from six to two buildings

Implemented Computer Aid Design work and undertook full survey and specifications to enable Projects

Managed all accommodation related issues, Estate Strategy Board Member

Recommended and Implemented Business Continuity Plans for Department

Managed Electronic Property Information System, Managed Service Charges, MOTOs and Leases.

Section Co-Ordinator

Dept. of Trade and Industry 1995-2002

Working within the Management Support Unit within a team of six, with responsibility of managing and developing 2 team members and 1 x contractor

Led and managed IT support for Department, including IT security, Data Protection and Year 2000 issues. IT Strategy Secretary including Project Management.

Staff Training Manager for 100 employees


Dept. of Trade and Industry 1991-1995

Manager of Distribution and Label Centre with responsibility for all distribution issues and organisation trade literature

Hard Charged service which I transformed the service from loss making to profit making.

Other Positions

Dept. of Trade and Industry

East European Trade Desk Officer 1988-91

Patent Office 1985-88


1979-83 Whitmore High School, Harrow, Middlesex – 6 O levels including English and Maths

1983-85 Lowlands Sixth Form College, Harrow, Middlesex – 3 A levels – History, Maths and Sociology

Professional Bodies

Member British Institute of Facilities Management

Member the Government Property Profession, UK Government

Relevant Professional Development

Estates and FM

BIFM Facilities Management 1 and 2

BIFM Finance Management 1 and 2

IOSH Risk Assessment

Programme and Project Management

Prince 2 Practitioner - Firebrand

Project Management – Learning Tree

Contract and Procurement – Civil Service College


Fully IT literate with advanced skills in MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, AutoCAD (City & Guilds), ArchiCAD, Adobe Professional, Access and Oracle.

Personal Achievements and Interests

Level One Football Coaching and Management 2007

Football Coach (CRB Checked) 2005 to date

Chairman Chelsea Independent Supporters Association 1989-92

Director North East Alexandra Avenue Ltd (Residents Association) 2010 to date

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