Move Manager

Posted on: 2018-05-31

Sector: Facilities Management

Location: Cambridgeshire

Type: Contract or Temp


Job Title:            Move Manager/Space Planner
Reports To:        MAC Variable Team Manager
Location: Client Site, Cambridge
Role Purpose
To support the dedicated client MAC service providing space planning and move management services for a pharmaceutical client based in Cambridge. Ensure that all MAC services are delivered efficiently and effectively on behalf of the client, providing management of the physical move supply chain and providing accurate and timely reporting of all activity and key client matrices as required. Managing Business as Usual (BAU) move activity and restack/relocation project works as required.
Key Responsibilities

  • ¾ Collate and create client specific MAC process documentation
  • ¾ Establish and maintain the client relationship
  • ¾ Establish and maintain vendor partner relationships
  • ¾ Provide detail planning and management of all move activity, establish contractor information packs and user move instructions in accordance with the companies processes.
  • ¾ Provide space management, space planning and CAD updates as and when required.
  • ¾ Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all account activity back to the MAC Management Team on a regular basis.


  • ¾ Proven experience of working with Autocad Release 10 and above
  • ¾ Proven experience of CAD space planning, preferably within a corporate environment (Min 1 year)
  • ¾ Proven experience of managing corporate moves (Min 1 year)
  • ¾ A good knowledge of the Move (Porterage) and furniture supply chains
  • ¾ Good negotiation, written and verbal communications skills
  • ¾ Ability to self-manage in a busy client environment

Consultant Details

Hettie Orpin

FM Recruitment Manager

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