Your new company
This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly restructured and busy Major Works delivery team within a Local Authority. Project Managers take charge of contracts where the Council is engaged with its partners in refurbishing its housing stock. We are currently managing a range of projects including decent homes, external works such as roofing and insulation as well as major works to the external fabric of our properties.
Your new role
You will report to the Programme Manager and be supported in this role by a Clerk of Works who reports directly to the Project Manager. The role requires leadership and an assertive confident, individual who is also engaging, diplomatic and an excellent communicator with contractors, residents and other stakeholders. The post holder will be required to produce clear concise reports with supporting data and must be able to analyse data and information provided by our partner contractors and consultants. You will also be required to lead, question, provide technical advice as well as find solutions for obstacles to the delivery of your projects.
Key areas include contract administration and procurement of works.
What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience of managing staff and contractors under both TPC and JCT forms of contract.
Carrying out consultation with leaseholders and other residents as part of the Section 20 process.
Working in a local authority, housing association or large private sector landlord while delivering services of a similar nature.
Experience of providing reports and briefing councillors committee and board members.
Setting and monitoring key performance indicators carrying out checks and audits of work and providing information to auditors.
Analysing and certifying accounts for payment, managing and paying for the services provided by consultants.
What you'll get in return
The Council can offer you a competitive salary and pension scheme with generous employer contribution rates. We support a healthy work-life balance for our staff; providing flexible working, and a range of family friendly policies including maternity, parental, adoption and paternity leave entitlements. There is a minimum holiday entitlement of 24 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays. Additional employee benefits include: discounted gym and leisure centre membership, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, optional membership to an employee discount scheme (CSSC) and travel discounts. Other transport benefits include access to electric pool cars, bicycles and e-bikes for business use and purchase of bikes through CycleScheme.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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