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Project Manager (Property)

Job description

Role Purpose:

Own, lead and deliver UK + International store development, property and facilitates projects. You will be responsible for managing and controlling the project delivery on behalf of the property team.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Own, lead and define Project metrics to deliver the Executives master plan and project and programme requirements

  • Ensure clarity of scope and requirements from all key stakeholders (from design to launch), on all Property and Facilities projects.

  • Manage stakeholder expectations, by highlighting risks and requirements against defined plans.

  • Own key relationships with 3rd party project contractors in specified areas.

  • Present weekly masterplan updates as required.

  • Undertake day to day site management when and where required, i.e. new site openings, with the aim to deliver real time solutions to plan problems.

  • Driving change, constantly seeking ways to optimise the best solutions to deliver project plans.

  • Be responsible for delivering projects that meet the overall budget margin for projects and ensure planned cost targets are met or potential risks highlighted, so we remain with budget where possible.

  • Where requested, ensure you deliver savings on business projects, through better sourcing and negotiations with suppliers.

  • Ensure new sites are open on time and within budget.

  • Manage property related projects and ensure that there is a smooth, seamless project management process and delivery plan in place.

  • You are required to carry out any ad hoc projects as defined by the Head of Property


Role Specific Criteria:

  • Strong knowledge of leasing & property project management principles 

  • Understanding of and ability to read Architects drawings

  • You will be a good in depth analyser with a solid results orientated attitude and an ability to delivery results within time and budget 

  • You will be capable of managing project teams, setting clear targets and providing practical solutions and direction.

  • You will have a collaborative, considered and adaptable working style, with an ability to stakeholder manage and communicate at all levels  * Tenacious, with the ability to problem solve within a fast-paced environment

  • Strong organisational & project management skills, with meticulous attention to detail and ability to deliver accurate results 

  • Strong knowledge of logistics management for efficient service delivery

  • Strong resilience and an ability to adapt to changing priorities 

  • Has strong commercial acumen in every decision

  • Confident communicator at all levels, with an ability to persuade and influence 

  • Demonstrate an authentic and passionate understanding of the brand and brand values


We are committed to developing your career and nurturing your talent, regardless of age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex; sexual orientation. We respect and embrace each other’s differences, to create a truly inclusive environment. In the last year alone, our people have been recognised and celebrated, winning awards for their outstanding contributions to Retail, Technology, Global Hospitality & Tourism, Visual Merchandising & Display, Customer Service and Local Community Awards.


In return, we offer:

  • A competitive salary

  • A generous store and restaurant discount of up to 40%

  • 25 days holidays pro rata (excluding bank holidays) and an extra day off for your birthday

  • A fantastic subsidised staff restaurant which uses Fortnum’s ingredients

  • A range of opportunities to develop and grow personally and professionally

  • Excellent pension scheme