Change Manager (Facilities Management)

Phoenix House

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 27th February 2020

Salary: £38813 - £41675

Total salary package*: £56827

Job Reference: LCC01074

Hours: Full Time

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About the role

Are you interested in supporting the Councils future being the driving force for change? We are currently looking for an enthusiastic change manager to support the Facilities Management team.


Being an enabler for workplace change you will deliver a number of important projects working with teams across the City including HR, ICT and senior managers. The ambitious team of over 100 create and implement exciting initiatives across Estates and Building Services working collaboratively using the latest technology.


With great flexible working options, you will be required to travel across the city normally at Phoenix House and occasionally further afield. Including occasionally work outside normal office hours in order chair project boards, join working groups and fulfil other service needs.

Your role

You will work with service managers to optimise the performance of the council’s estate by implementing Facilities Management projects and programmes. These will lead to changes in the way the FM service operates its workplace, staffing and processes meaning you can have a real impact in how this important service delivers on behalf of its internal and external customers, adopting a customer centric corporate approach.


Working on a number of projects you will support and implement new strategies such as the creation of new agile workspaces and supporting our carbon reduction plan. You will work alongside colleagues from our Hard FM, Soft FM, Accommodation and Workplace, and Projects team to continuously challenge and improve our service delivery by implementing industry-wide innovation with commercial focus.

What you'll need

With substantial experience of organisational change and the principles of project management processes, you will have a track record of projects that show experience of working in a collaborative, multi-agency FM environment.


Presenting to senior stakeholders you will have strong analytical and communication skills, as well as being able to adapt to changes having the ability to manage stakeholders and network at all levels. Dealing successfully with conflict utilising strong negotiation and influencing skills.

To apply

If the above sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!


Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.


Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.


For an informal discussion, or further information regarding this job please contact Sean Atterbury by email to Sean.atterbury@leicester.gov.uk call 0116 4544099

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.

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* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

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