The Role

Successfully manage capital investment projects to assist with the ongoing development of Wembley Stadium.

Key Accountabilities

  • In conjunction with Project Sponsors, formulate project objectives and briefs. Translate these into scopes of work and formulate appropriate procurement strategies to deliver best value for the Business.
  • Determine key stakeholders and consult effectively to ensure user requirements are defined and reflected in emerging project briefs.
  • Appoint and lead teams of professional advisors to ensure project briefs are effectively translated into designs and specifications.
  • Provide and present reports at key project milestones to ensure project proposals are signed off by the business / key stakeholders.
  • Derive (and maintain) cost estimates for projects and work with Finance partners and project sponsors to create (and maintain) business cases for business approval.
  • Assume responsibility to deliver projects within approved budgets. Track and monitor project costs through their life cycle.
  • Establish project plans and timelines taking into account operational constraints and key business milestones. Assume responsibility to ensure projects are successfully delivered within pre-determined deadlines.
  • Prepare and present expenditure approval requests and seek business approval for capital projects in accordance with Group policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and present project reports to ensure the business is kept updated on major / strategic projects.
  • Identify project risks and formulate relevant strategies to manage and mitigate these.
  • Formulate and implement relevant strategies to ensure the quality standards are set and achieved.
  • Ensure projects are planned, designed and delivered safely and in accordance with health and safety legislation.
  • Ensure all relevant statutory approvals are obtained for capital projects.
  • Conduct project close out reviews and capture lessons learnt for continuous improvement.
  • Support the on-going development of property development policies and procedures across the Group to improve business efficiencies and controls.
  • Executes additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities.

What we are looking for:

ESSENTIAL

Knowledge

  • End to end project management expertise
  • Relevant degree level academic qualification

Experience

  • Experience of delivering multiple large-scale capital projects in a venue environment
  • Experience of delivering capital projects from all stages of a projects lifecycle e.g, from initial, brief, design, procurement, construction and completion and closeout.
  • Experience & knowledge of office / hospitality fit out, and facilities maintenance type projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of dealing with local planning authorities / planning regulations and building control.

Technical Skills

  • Attainment of Prince 2 or equivalent qualification.
  • Relevant Health & Safety Qualification (e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH)

DESIRABLE

Knowledge

  • Knowledge and understanding of football, The FA and other sports administration/governing bodies.
  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g. MRICS, APM, CIOB, CENG etc).

What we can offer you

  • An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
  • Attractive benefits and a competitive salary for the right candidate.