We are working with Stevenage Council to find a project manager to join their housing and investment team working with the programme manager and supported by a clerk of works. Details are below, please contact me directly to discuss further or apply below.
Grade: 9 from £42,821- £44,863 pro rata for hours worked
The Heart of a Town Lies in its People and at Stevenage Borough Council our people are at the heart of what we do. Stevenage is being transformed and Stevenage Borough Council is leading the change with its "Future Town Future Council" strategic vision.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly restructured and busy Major Works delivery team. Our 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.
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.
You will have:
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 we can offer you:
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 through SmartGoStevenage. Other transport benefits include access to electric pool cars, bicycles and e-bikes for business use and purchase of bikes through CycleScheme.
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