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Workspace Programme Manager - (Office Re-furb)

Job Title: Workspace Programme Manager - (Office Re-furb)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive daily rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: SM/C/Office_1603816330
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Workspace Programme Manager (Office Refurbishment)

Maidenhead & Home Working

6 Months +

I am currently recruiting for a new contract opportunity on behalf of one of our key clients based in the Thames Valley for a Programme Manager with specific experience in delivering CAT A & CAT B building refurbishment schemes (to the size of 100,000 square foot), budgets of £5m+. This is a dual aspect role as you will not only be responsible for delivering the building refurb but also managing the 'people' element too (comms and people engagement) to ensure everyone is on board and changes are communicated effectively.


  • Manage all elements of a potential office construction programme, from acquisition completion through to fit out and relocation strategy
  • Implement workspace engagement consultation with our people, ensuring employees are engaged and well informed
  • Oversee the integration of Wellness into everything
  • Build a high performing programme team including effective governance processes and ways of working in line with core values
  • Provide strong leadership and ownership of multiple business and project related workstreams
  • Act as the single point of contact for senior stakeholders regarding programme progress, risks and issues
  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
  • Apply change, risk and resource management

Skills & Experience required (Essential):

  • Previous experience working as a Programme Manager managing a sizeable corporate Head Office property relocation and fit out programmes (circa 100,000sqft)
  • Experience managing multiple workstreams relating to property relocation and refurbishment programmes
  • Proven experience managing business driven work-streams covering branding, marketing, wellness, people engagement, people experience and technology
  • Proven experience as a Programme Manager, ideally with MSP
  • Customer focused, dedicated to meeting and exceeding the expectations of internal and external customers
  • Detail focused with strong analytical skills
  • Thorough understanding of project and programme management techniques and methods
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Outstanding leadership and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability

If you have previously managed an office re-furb to this scale and coordinated the communication / people element and would be keen to get stuck in to your next exciting contract role then please submit your CV on line or email direct to

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