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Project Lifecycle Manager

Defence Management Watchfield

Infrastructure Managers Limited (IML)

IML is recruiting a permanent Project Lifecycle Manager to support activity at the Joint Services Command and Staff College, Shrivenham.

The objective of the role is to support the Director; Advisory Services in the identification and realisation of lifecycle works and the management of project risk across a varied portfolio of real estate projects.

A primary function of the role is to ensure the SPV is not exposed to increased levels of risk and to maximise shareholder return. This is achieved through the day to day management of lifecycle and variation activity of a number of projects within the portfolio. The role will also support the Director in the identification and realising of additional value within the portfolio through the direct procurement of projects and the provision of project management services. They will also be required to carry out an annual review of the condition survey and interpret the information to transpose into the lifecycle financial plan to ensure annual targets are not overrun.

Our existing team enjoys managers from a wide range of backgrounds, most notably from the public sector and FM companies. Experience of working in a PFI/ PPP environment would be advantageous.

We require someone who is highly organised, energetic and for whom written and verbal communication comes easily.

IML’s values of Trust, Collaboration, Professionalism and Support sit at the heart of the business.

Competitive Salary & Benefits package.

Expressions of interest should be emailed to

Job Title

Project Lifecycle Manager


Wiltshire, primarily with some travel to other project sites. 

Role Requirement

The delivery of the Direct Procurement element of the role requires an individual to be comfortable working in a Contract Administrator / Project Manager role on projects generally <£1m. The key elements of the Direct Procurement role are summarised as follows:


  • Act in an “Agent” role to the client in the delivery of lifecycle works

  • Be experienced in undertaking the review of condition surveys, both building fabric and M&E provision

  • Be comfortable with re-profiling Lifecycle plans to determine annual budget costs and projects requiring delivery

  • To provide review of proposed reactive lifecycle to determine requirement

  • Have a knowledge and understanding of the main forms of building contract and associated implementation

  • Have a knowledge and understanding of different procurement routes with a view of gaining maximum value for clients

  • Have a knowledge and understanding of how to administer small construction projects, from inception to handover

Administer project works including:


  • Liaison with the FM Contractor and local authority through all stages of the project

  • chairing meetings

  • preparing outline annual programme for delivery

  • quality assurance of works

  • giving instructions, including variation or change orders on approval

  • Identify and manage risks to ensure delivery is on time

  • determining any applications for extensions of time by the contractor

  • monitoring performance against programme

  • certifying the date of completion

  • defects management

  • preparing periodic progress reports

Expressions of interest should be emailed to


Caroline Johnston

Director: Head of Human Resources

Human Resources


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