Assistant Small Works Project Manager

Posted Date 1 week ago(21/11/2023 10:54)
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Rydon Maintenance Ltd (AWP PFI)


We are currently seeking an Assistant Small Works Project Manager in Bristol. Working with our NHS Clients, the successful candidate will assist the project team to successfully deliver all financial and contractual aspects of small works projects including client variations, small projects and lifecycle works to ensure they are delivered to a high standard on time and within budget.


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Job Purpose

As a result of internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Small Works Projects Manager to join our maintenance healthcare team. Rydon Maintenance provides first-class planned, responsive, lifecycle and cyclical repairs services across the NHS and our small works team support the NHS with delivering a range of projects from minor adaptations, refurbishments through to repurposing of Trust space.


Based out of Bristol, the successful candidate will assist the project team with a variety of negotiated works. This could include for example; the changing of floor coverings, re-decoration, power installs, flooring refurbishments, LED lighting upgrades, roofing works, boiler updates or refurbishing offices to service user spaces or inpatient rooms.


You will form the key point of contact between the company and the end client ensuring they receive exceptional service on all aspects of the contract. You will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships both with the end client, site management, and sub-contractors.


Reporting to the Project Manager the other key responsibilities of the role are;


  • Assisting with client requests, carrying out quotations of proposed works.
  • Assist in preparing tender documentation.
  • Create and issue small value subcontractor orders.
  • Under supervision oversee instructed works, including preparing and updating work programs, health and safety RAMS information, placing orders, overseeing site matters, reporting to clients, collating and submitting operation and maintenance (O&M) information
  • Support design and site meetings as necessary to ensure that both client and tenders requirements are met in accordance with the agreed contract.
  • Assist the Project Manager in maintaining, updating and actioning Lifecycle schedules to assist in identifying future opportunities and turnover for the business. Also assisting the Project Manager in obtaining relevant O&M information to collate and issue post completion of works
  • Keep key business systems updated to assist with accurate reporting information.
  • Ensure Rydon’s quality assurance standards are met and that all legal requirements are adhered to in line with Rydon’s Business Governance, HSQ&E and HR Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure all services are delivered in line with budgetary constraints and contractual requirements

What we can offer you;


  • A competitive starting salary.
  • A car allowance of £4,356 per annum.
  • 25 days holiday with the ability to increase up to 30 days.
  • Access to an employee discount scheme which includes a wide-range of special offers and discounts on insurances, lifestyle goods and services.
  • Company pension, life assurance and income protection
  • Flexible benefits for you to choose from including Critical Illness, DenPlan, GymFlex and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Health and wellness benefits such as free flu vaccinations, access to an Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme, BUPA Health & Wellbeing Plans, access to our Health and Wellbeing portal with an extensive range of advice and resources and much much more

Experience Required

The successful candidate will need to have some experience and knowledge of facilities operations or project management. You will have developed an understanding of budgeting and planning with strong analytical skills. You will also have knowledge of construction techniques and processes including technical knowledge of Building Regulations. You will need to have or be willing to work towards relevant qualifications, such as IOSHH Managing Safely, CSCS Skill Card and SMSTS. A Degree or HNC level qualification in a building related relevant discipline would be desirable. 


You will need excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills to communicate and interact with different clients, stakeholders, contractors, and suppliers. You will be able to work independently, pro-actively and with versatility in responding to changing circumstances.


A full UK driving license is essential for this role.


If the above sounds like you and are searching for a varied, challenging, and rewarding role with a growing organisation please do apply today.

Additional Information

As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.


Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.  


To apply online, please use the 'apply for this job link' at the top of this page.


Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes. 


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