PFI Project Manager

Leeds (Agile – West Yorkshire)
£50,337 + £2,000 car allowance per annum
19 Jan 2021
31 Jan 2021
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We are recruiting for an PFI Project Manager to join our Asset Management Team within the Repairs Department at Yorkshire Housing.

Yorkshire Housing have a 30 year Private Finance Initiative contract, for the Swarcliffe Estate in Leeds which commenced in 2005.We require a dynamic manager who will be the lead on the PFI initiative. The PFI covers over 4000 properties and is a prestigious initiative within the business. The contract spans several concurrent services and activities of repairs and facilities management. The PFI has stakeholders such as Leeds City Council, Housing Leeds and other sub contractors.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and evolving housing provider. We own and manage more than 18,000 homes and are developing thousands more. We’re ambitious and serious about making Yorkshire Housing first choice for our customers, helping everyone to live in a quality home they can afford.

What will you be doing? 

As the PFI Project Manager you will be responsible for the day to day delivery of all maintenance & repairs and undertake the contract management to ensure service delivery. You will be the main lead in the relationship with Leeds City Council, the current managed service provider and other stakeholders in relation to the PFI. You will represent Yorkshire Housing in strategic and operational meetings.

You will manage a budget of £4.4million and the role involves reporting, monitoring and seeking budget with stakeholders up to & including at board level. You will also work & manager contractors and other service providers & undertake procurement.

You will ensure there is tight control of performance, develop good working relationships, lead a team to deliver customer excellence and ensure there is a positive perception in the community of the PFI Project Delivery.

What are we looking for? 

You will have demonstrable experience in similar role and Commercial Management & operational management experience in Repairs/FM Contracts. Along with experience working in a PFI environment and managing with sub-contractors and service providers in a multi-faceted operation.

You will demonstrate a deep understanding of PFI contractual requirements, performance standards, client/stakeholder requirements, contract deliverables, facilities maintenance & building services with client focused environment.  You will have a sound knowledge of quality control in achieving performance standards in a housing management or maintenance environment.

You also will previously have successfully led teams to deliver customer excellence and deliver services within strict service level agreements.

We are looking for you to own the work you do to achieve impact by making it happen and creating trust with our customers. We want you to be able to do this with curiosity and a passion for Yorkshire Housing ensuring you have fun along the way!