Principal Lifecycle Manager

  • Job Reference: 797213718-2
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2022
  • Employer: Amey Plc
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Opportunity

Are you ready for your next challenge? We are now recruiting for an Principal Life Cycle manager to come and join our PFI contract based in Edinburgh. As Life Cycle you will manage and co-ordinate the timely delivery of the Lifecycle plan for area of remit ensuring that all works are delivered on time and within budget and to the customer's expectations.

The Life Cycle Managers time will be associated with the effective management of the Life Cycle programme and process in line with the requirements of the contract together with meeting key deadlines for submission of the programme, and any changes to the programme. In addition, they are responsible for constructing and maintaining the 5 years 'look ahead' Life Cycle Plan.

Job Title: Principal Life Cycle manager

Location: Edinburgh

Contract: Permanent

Salary: DOE

What is the purpose of this role?

Apart from being experienced, the Life Cycle Manager should also be a commercially-minded professional who will have a knowledge of industry best practices. As leaders it is imperative that they promote a culture of teamwork, collaboration and success. Life Cycle Managers job description, including their routine daily duties:

  • Build and manage the Life Cycle Programme in line with requirement of the Contract
  • Delivery of Building Condition and Asset Verification and condition survey programme
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the local team of Project Managers
  • Understanding of BCIS elemental coding
  • Developing valuation and cost profiles in accordance with the contract and Life Cycle Process
  • Managing the day-to-day operational aspect of the Life Cycle Programme.
  • Providing programme management responsibilities e for all aspects of Life Cycle projects from the design stage through to completion (handover to the client) including all financial related activity.
  • Understanding of Cost / Value principals
  • Submitting progress reports to stakeholders and senior managers.
  • Drafting and managing a schedule of contractual key obligations
  • Setting the standards, methodology and process to be used in a project.
  • Lead the development and standard issue of project scope and specification.
  • Managing the Lifecycle budgets.
  • Communicating with stakeholders to clarify the desired outcome of a project.
  • Administering the allocation of jobs and budgets on a project. Determining LC plan objectives
  • Engagement and direction of project personnel to achieve project objectives.
  • Regularly review and analyse the project scope.
  • Identifying project risks.
  • Managing the Maintenance Reserve Accounts fund balances, Cyclical & Replacement codes. Identifying surpluses and mechanics of release.

What do you need to be successful?

  • Life Cycle Management in relation to PFI, Understanding and awareness of CDM.
  • Knowledge and awareness of Project Management principles, documents and plans.
  • Good facilitation and analytical skills. Ability to deliver results on time, on budget, and to the very highest standards. Ability to quickly gain the technical, behavioural and contextual elements of a project. PRINCE2 or equivalent.
  • Requirements and key milestone and programming large and small-scale projects.
  • Project reporting and Stakeholder management.
  • Action and result oriented.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with people at all levels.
  • A willingness to see things through to the end.
  • A team player who is comfortable working with other professionals regardless of position Leading an operational team to achieve KPIs
  • Planning, directing and controlling activities
  • Experience of influencing Senior Managers and stakeholders
  • Planning, directing and controlling activities
  • Agreeing scope and priorities of work
  • Ability to communicate clearly with technical specialists
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Being an inspirational leader who is able to demonstrate enthusiasm, passion.
  • Willingness to take on project ownership and accountability.

In return:

Our rewards make us feel valued here at Amey. If you're happy, you'll think better. It's a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that's why we've worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;

  • Competitive salary and Company Car
  • Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers

About Amey?

We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work.

Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 11,000 people, have a turnover of 2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. Please contact our recruitment team at to discuss any access needs and reasonable adjustments that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.