Venue Project Supervisor

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Location Twickenham, UK
Posted 22/11/2016
Closes 12/12/2016
Sector Venues & Suppliers
Function Events & Operations, Strategy & Research, Planning & Strategy
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary £38,000

Job Description

Based in the Venue Facilities department, the RFU is currently recruiting for a competent Venue Project Supervisor to be the supervision, management and delivery of projects at Twickenham Stadium. The Venue Facilities department delivers multiple capital expenditure projects each year at the Stadium. The role will require involvement across numerous simultaneous projects which will need to be supervised and coordinated to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget whilst minimising impact to business and event activity. The role will also be required to work with the Technical & Facilities team in the build up to events which will include technical and manual work when required.

Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Liaise with key stakeholders across the business to understand their requirements. Analyse the feasibility of proposed project works and assess potential impacts on daily business and event activity.
  • Work with developers, designers and sub-contractors to define and document scope(s) of work(s).
  • Develop and understand the full scope of works in line with the desired project business case. Work with RFU procurement to recognise and capture any scoping gaps and to prepare business case for RFU approval.
  • Input into tenders on behalf of stakeholders as required. Analyse tender returns with RFU Procurement and make recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Supervise all projects in line with the current CDM regulations. With full management of the principle contractor where required.
  • Identify, reduce and manage all statutory and commercial risks associated with each project.
  • Ensure full compliance with RFU financial governance at all times.
  • Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s) "end to end". Activities to include, but not limited to, sub-contractor management in-house project delivery stakeholder activities consultant and design liaison.
  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
  • Ensure that project training, hand over and acceptance is fully communicated to all stakeholders and that all snagging works are pre agreed and signed off in line with RFU management process.
  • Mutually agree variation schedules and applications for payment to the benefit of the project and the business.
  • Provide timely weekly and monthly reports / project updates

The successful candidate will hold a NVQ Level 3 / City and Guilds (Advance) in Engineering or similar qualification in a relevant field. Experience of carrying out duties and responsibilities as a qualified building services engineer is essential, as is previous experience operating and maintain BMS controlled multi-use buildings. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of mechanical building services operation and maintenance.

To succeed in this role you must be able to demonstrate a thorough approach to work and be able to organise themselves effectively. You must be customer service driven with the ability to communicate effectively with others. The ability to work as part of a team is essential.



Closing date for all applications is Thursday 1st December 2016


Rugby Football Union (RFU)

The Rugby Football Union is the national governing body for grassroots and elite rugby in England, with 1,900 autonomous rugby clubs in its membership.The clubs are grouped within 35 Constituent Bodies (CBs), comprised of counties - some individual,

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