Accommodation Project Manager

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Full Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £35,400 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 27 February 2018

Accommodation Project Manager

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


From fixing faults to replacing items, joining our Technical Services team means you can be a superhero for families during their break. The dedicated team provide a speedy response to any service breakdown while delivering excellent care, so our guests can relax knowing they’re being taken care of. 


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating all accommodation projects. This will include new build, major and minor refurbishments along with any other accommodation related co-ordination activities. You will ensure the projects are discharged in an efficient and risk free manner in accordance with Company policies and best practices.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Agreeing budgetary requirements with the Development Project Manager in accordance with the Company’s financial plan.
  • Working in conjunction with the Company’s Development Department to ensure that adequate control of contractors is in place, to deliver programmes on time and on budget.
  • Liasing with Head Office Procurement Department to place orders for all inventory items to ensure products are delivered and installed in time with contracted works. Manage and update the accommodation masterplan.
  • Controling on-site and Village-wide safety to ensure that the Health and Safety of all personnel, guests and contractors is not compromised, with particular attention to site boundaries and vehicles on the Village.
  • Ensure that all snagging items are completed within the agreed time scale, ensuring that the guest experience is not compromised.
  • Providing professional leadership and direction taking the lead role in the management of all accommodation projects.


You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week.

Your working hours are Monday – Friday 8.30am to 5pm, this will include working on a rota basis as a Technical Services Duty Manager so will involve some weekends. You will also be required to work some public/bank holidays.


Essential requirements:

  • Qualification and suitable experience in either Building Services or Facilities Management
  • Previous suitable project management experience with a trade qualification
  • Previous experience in planning and prioritising tasks
  • Proven ability to complete works to a high standard, on time and within budget
  • Competent user of PC applications, including Word, Excel and Email
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience in a dynamic organisation
  • Proven organisational skills
  • ‘Paper light’ ways of working
  • Familiar with procurement techniques and associated forms of contracts

Closing date:  27 February 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: 7 March 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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