PFI General Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£60K to £70K pa (dep on exp) + Benefits Package
28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

General Manager:   Manchester:  PFI Projects

Leading, expanding, £multi-million SPV & Asset Management co currently looking to recruit a General Manager to cover a number of Manchester based PFI projects within Emergency Services + Justice + Social Housing

Ideal candidate will be living in Manchester or close to Manchester/commutable to Manchester etc

The Person


•           Proven experience working with complex Project Agreements in PFI projects in a complex environment

•           Good general understanding of the funding and contractual structure of PFI projects

•           Successfully managing relationships with stakeholders such as Project Company Boards, funders/lenders, sub-contractors etc

•           Management of performance monitoring regimes both Hard and Soft FM

•           Working with detailed contractual/statutory/legal documents and ensuring compliance

•           Provision of advice and guidance to other parties on key risk management matters

•           Experience of implementing, monitoring and updating systems and processes to manage complex contractual matters to ensure compliance with rights and obligations

•           Ability to interpret information and to undertake complex analysis of information from differing sources to formulate a cohesive risk assessment

•           Ability to effectively manage potential and actual disputes to minimise risk to the SPV

•           Experience of applying value for money principles to PFI lifecycle expenditure

•           Ability to identify key information and report it in a timely and appropriate manner

•           Demonstrated leadership and effective team management experience, both for direct report teams and in an interagency setting

•           Proven ability to identify and follow up on potential development opportunities for company.

•           Proven experience of building strong working relationships with other stakeholders whilst ensuring that the best interests of the projects are promoted and maintained

•           Demonstrated commitment to professional and personal development ensuring up to date continuous knowledge of legislative and statutory changes



           Excellent attention to detail and report writing skills

•           Problem solving skills in a complex inter agency setting

•           Able to work systematically to achieve deadlines

•           Excellent written and verbal communication and confident interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate complex issues in an easily understandable and persuasive manner

•           Proficient in the use of word-processing, spreadsheets and presentational software and the ability to work with new systems



•           Professional in approach, outward looking and confident

•           Relates easily to staff at all levels

•           Promotes effective team work, shares information widely

•           Perceived by others as open and approachable


           A professional qualification in management or a related discipline, to degree level or equivalent would be strongly preferred

In return for your skills & experience you will receive a base salary of £60,000 to £70,000 pa (dep on exp) + comprehensive Benefits package.

Please send your CV (Word not PDF please) + Covering Letter to Tony Timmins, Executive Search Consultant.