KBR Project Manager - Facilities Modification & Repair in ENG, United Kingdom

Title: Project Manager - Facilities Modification & Repair

Location: GB-ENG-Leatherhead

Job Number: 1048115

KBR has developed and implemented an innovative, cost effective solution for the management of FM services across a wide range of service lines. The FM Integrator concept is an integrated approach for the Management of FM services which is an evolving model in the FM market. As part of the ongoing growth of its Facilities Management business, KBR is actively recruiting to expand its FM Management team to manage current and future public sector facilities management Integrator contracts.

The post holder will need to be able to effectively operate cross functionally and be able to establish, cultivate and operate a business, client & supply chain strategy within a robust governance framework to ensure the complete integration of analysis, strategy, plan and delivery to align the whole value chain.

The post holder will be responsible for effectively managing the supply chain relationships with the suppliers at both strategic & operational levels for the business, client & supply chain to ensure all KPIs and SLAs are met and relevant targets achieved, driving innovation and solid consistent delivery.

The ability to breed enthusiasm, to effectively implement agreements cost effectively and to be systematically collaborative in approach, style & execution with credibility at all levels of the supply chain.

Key to the success of this role will be to establish effective working relationships and alignment of multiple stakeholders and be able to measure (& therefore manage) performance, innovation and value creation.

Main responsibilities

Build & implement a robust supplier management framework for all operational suppliers across multiple supply categories appropriately segmented, through effective SLAs and KPI metrics.

Drive supply chain performance, innovation and joined up value creation on a day to day basis.

Consistently drive improved solutions & operational performance to the business recognising market trends, supplier & supply chain innovations, in order to maximise the benefits through the supply chain.

Regularly review supplier & supply chain performance and ensure operational and contractual standards are met against agreed metrics and KPIs and ensure that any customer concerns are dealt with effectively & in a timely fashion.

Generate & deliver all relevant management reporting against supplier & supply chain performance to regularly communicate effective measurement of all key metrics on a regular basis.

Develop, implement and manage an ongoing supplier audit programme which ensures the company’s supply chain is effectively supported and managed.

Managing suppliers in a fair, visible and transparent way to maintain and enhance the reputation of the client and KBR.

Manage relationships with the Supply Chain

in line with the Relationship Management Plan

Ensuring the operational team are:

conducting regular monitoring of supplier performance against the applicable benchmarked criteria and KPIs

Working with suppliers to identify actions to address areas of poor performance, ensuring actions are logged on to SharePoint and monitoring their effective implementation


and acceptance of supplier Performance Rectification Plans

Identify positive / negative trends in performance and continuous improvement opportunities to reduce cost, improve quality and performance and take proactive corrective action where necessary

Continuously monitor performance through monitoring of data and liaison with other members of the KBR team including quality, HSE and operations

Attending informal weekly meetings with the Supply Chain

Attending formal monthly review meetings with the Supply Chain

Managing contract change in liaison with commercial

Ensure supplier service level agreements are in place and reviewed and updated on a monthly basis

Managing contract disputes and applying financial incentives and remedies

Ensuring continuity of supply and managing Supply Chain risk in co-operation with the procurement function.

Ensuring that all of the FM Supply Chain are contractually compliant



Member of a Supply Chain related professional body (e.g. MCIPS/BIFM)

Previous procurement, supply chain & supplier management experience at a senior stakeholder level of at least 10 years

Experience of managing a multi-service, multi-site, facilities management supply chain within the UK.

Experience and Skills:

Highly developed interpersonal skills, and able to build relationships cross functionally & collaboratively and to be able to manage stakeholders at all levels effectively.

A great listener & influencer with a demonstrable ability to develop strong & trusting working relationships.

Strong commercial acumen, who can drive value for all parties, lower costs, manage & mitigate risks, drive greater efficiency, better quality and innovation.

Self-starter with who is focused on performance and delivering results.

Able to interpret, extract, manipulate and present data accurately & compellingly.

Educated to degree level with supply chain or procurement qualification

Proven history of delivering projects to budget/time, and delivering measurable and sustainable savings across multiple Facilities Management categories in a complex real estate environment.

Proven experience in the negotiation & management of external contracts.

Previous experience of managing an operational facilities supply chain function

Proven success in driving value for money and quality improvements through the supply chain

Strong stakeholder management and engagement skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of an organisation, delivered through a client facing role.

An effective time manager with the ability to multi-task.

Strong business operational and commercial contract focus.

Team player, able to work on own initiative.

Full security clearance, or be in a position to obtain security clearance for multiple client organisations

Approachable individual with a professional manner

Methodical in approach to tasks


PC literate with PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills (SAP and SharePoint would be advantageous)

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