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Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Mobile

Region Covered: London

Salary: Competitive

Hours per week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 08:00 – 16:30 – 37.5 hours per week

Business Overview

Atalian Servest and OCS have merged to create a new organisation, the OCS Group UK & Ireland. We are a leading facilities management company providing a range of both standalone and integrated services including cleaning, catering, security, technical services, energy management and compliance, front of house, landscaping, logistics, waste management and pest control services. The company has a turnover of £1.5bn and operates across the UK and Ireland with 50,000 colleagues delivering innovative award-winning services to the private and public sectors and supporting the local communities in which it operates.

Role Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join our passionate and driven team based in London

The Project Manager will manage a site team to ensure the successful delivery of multi-discipline projects.

The Project Manager will work with the client, the Operations team, the Operations Manager and support functions where required to ensure that each project is delivered in accordance with the Project Plan – safely, on time, within budget and to the required quality standard.

The Project Manager will be the focal point for managing Client expectations and will deliver all projects in line with OCS’s management systems, policies and procedures.

The Project Manager is responsible for the financial outcome of their projects, this should include understanding the tender, reviewing the costs included in the bid.

Re-engineering the project, offering value engineering solutions and having a close working relationship with our commercial department at all times.


  • Informal hybrid/flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free fruit in our offices
  • Employee Referral Scheme (if you refer a successful candidate to one of our vacancies)
  • Wide range of retail discounts
  • Regular social and charity events are held in our offices
  • Get involved in charity events in the local community


  • Discounted gym membership
  • Eye test £25 voucher and up to £100 towards glasses
  • Join our Cycle to Work scheme via salary sacrifice
  • Access to “CHROMA”, our internal colleague-led diversity and inclusion community – join a committee or take part in our D&I initiatives and events
  • Access to internal Mental Health First Aiders

Career development and recognition

  • Immediate access to “Opportunity” our internal Learning and Development platform
  • Required professional membership fees paid for
  • Opportunity to win monthly Atalian Servest Superstar Awards
  • Long service awards

Key Responsibilities:


  • Ensuring that projects are delivered to the correct specifications and required quality / industry standards
  • Delivering design and build projects in liaison with internal and external design consultants

People Management

  • Leading and motivating the team in accordance with OCS’s personnel policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that all employees have the appropriate training and qualifications to fulfil their role.
  • Ensuring that operatives attend organised training events where requested.
  • Regularly reviewing the performance of all employees on both a formal and informal basis
  • Effectively managing poor performance, taking guidance from HR. This may include taking disciplinary action where appropriate, in line with Company procedures
  • Managing absence of direct reports in line with Company policies and procedures
  • Maintaining a high level of employee morale and adherence to all personnel policies and procedures
  • Establishing and implementing a meeting structure for each project
  • Working closely with the Operations Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Design Team and Procurement Team to develop the procurement, cost, design and project management plans
  • Working closely with counterparts on other disciplines to ensure project is conducted on a one-team basis
  • Driving a high standard of safety, health, sustainability or quality within your sphere of control, ensuring that H&S the is planned into all aspects of the works and communicated to all on site.
  • Working closely with counterparts in other departments


  • Working closely with the client counterpart and their agents at all stages of the project
  • Conducting continuous improvement activities in line with the client’s requirements, implementing corrective and preventative action where required
  • Working with the client to implement opportunities for innovative cost reductions
  • Ensuring that communication with the client is established and maintained throughout the life of each project
  • Meeting or exceeding client expectation for each project
  • Attending client meetings

Project Management / Planning & Organising

  • Ensuring effective communication with the operations manager/team to provide support and escalate to your line manager on key points at the earliest opportunity
  • Planning work in a way which ensures that key milestones and completion dates are achieved
  • Setting up strategic planning controls covering the full scope of works for all disciplines including the procurement programme, technical proposals, construction method appraisal, value enhancement and risk analysis controls, tender event schedules, design management strategy, project planning and Project Management systems
  • Monitoring and reviewing project requirements / achievements, identifying issues which may impact on project delivery and escalating these where necessaryUndertaking an assessment of all Project risks including health, safety, environment

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