Future Fit Workplace Implementation Manager



Full Time Contact: Recruitment Team Reference: R0067423

Job Description

We have an excellent fixed term opportunity within our Workplace Change team until the end of 2022!

This role will support the implementation of the workplace reimagination components of the ‘New Ways of Working’ Programme.  This Programme is delivering workplace, technology and HR policy change to enable blending working at abrdn across the workplace, home or other locations.

The successful applicant will manage the workplace reimagination workstream of the New Ways of Working Programme, working with an third party consultant, and internally with IT, Workplace and HR to delivery significant changes to some global buildings, the most significant of which is located in Edinburgh city centre.  This role requires vision and the ability to communicate this vision, combined with the experience of working with internal and external stakeholders, and managing budgets, timing of delivery and end outcome.

Knowledge, skills and experience required includes:

  • Strong project delivery background

  • Workplace experience
  • Previous experience of leading or inputting to large projects or business as usual change
  • A proven track record of having developed strong and influential relationships with a variety of relevant key stakeholders
  • Highly developed communication and relationship management skills through regular interaction with external and internal stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Relevant Professional qualification in property or facilities is advantageous
  • Experience of developing workplace and property strategies to ensure the needs of the business are met.
  • Leading and engaging multifunctional teams globally.

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Our Benefits

There's more to working life than coming home with a good salary. We have an environment where you can learn, get involved and be supported.

When you join us, your reward will b one of the best around, including 40 days annual leave, a 16% employer pension contribution, a discretionary, performance based bonus, private healthcare and a range of flexible benefits including gym discounts, season ticket loans and access to an employee discount site amongst many others. You can read more about our benefits here.

How we create value

Our strategic drivers are the foundations from which we deliver for all our stake holders: High Impact Intelligence, Enduring Relationships, Connections without borders and Future fit. You can find out more about our values here.

Our Inclusive Culture

We are committed to exploring the possibilities of working smarter. This means we’d like to hear from you, whatever way you like to work.

We have a long-term commitment to building inclusive workplaces; we value diversity in our workforce and welcome enquiries from everyone. If you need assistance or a reasonable adjustment due to a disability please let us know as part of your application and we will assist. You can find out more about our inclusive culture here.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment.  We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance.  We support a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone.

If you need assistance or an adjustment due to a disability please let us know as part of your application and we will assist.

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