Construction Project Manager – Client Side – London Fire Brigade

An exciting vacancy has arisen at the London Fire Brigade (LFB) for a project manager to work within the New Headquarters Project team which forms part of LFB’s Property Department and is responsible for delivering continuity of headquarters accommodation beyond the expiry of the lease for the current premises in 2027. The project is currently progressing with early-stage design work for a major new build/ refurbishment on existing LFB premises to provide accommodation of c4,000m2 as well as potential for refurbishment / fit out of other buildings to support the project.


Responsibilities are detailed in the job description and include:

• Project Management: Work with colleagues to appoint a lead contractor and required consultants. Lead and manage appointed suppliers and internal stakeholders to deliver building projects. This client-based project management role requires a detailed understanding of a property project’s lifecycle, from RIBA Stage 0 (Strategic Definition) to RIBA Stages 6/7 (Handover and Close Out, and In Use).
• Budget and Timeline: Ensure construction workstreams are customer-focused, delivered on time, and within budgets.
• Quality Assurance: Oversee adherence to agreed standards and policies throughout the construction process.
• Collaboration: Work closely with the external project manager, project consultants, and internal teams to achieve project goals.


Required experience is detailed in the job description and includes:

• Relevant construction experience (experience in the office sector and / or with specialised operational buildings would be an advantage).
• Experience that demonstrates a sound understanding of project management methodologies, and the tenacity and drive to lead project delivery and drive effective, sustainable and value for money solutions.
• Experience of working flexibly in a team and responding effectively to changing priorities in order to meet deadlines and targets.

Required Qualifications

Candidates need to hold a formal qualification in a nationally recognised property and/or project management qualification (eg. RICS, RIBA, Prince2, Association of Project Managers, etc) or be able to demonstrate that they are working towards such a qualification. Whether candidates hold such a professional qualification or not, they will be required to demonstrate how their qualification or experience demonstrates their suitability for this property related project manager.

Salary: Salary range: £52,242 - £67,836 per annum

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: August 5 2024

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