08 March 2020
The capital works team is responsible for a variety of capital and asset management programmes, varying from complex, long-term, multi-million pound construction investment programmes, to a series of small projects of less than £1m each. Projects will relate to Council homes, schools, corporate buildings and commercial premises. The programme teams will deliver building fabric, fire safety and associated M&E works.
- Lead and manage a team of project management staff and professional services consultants in the delivery of a wide range of capital projects. This is a “hands-on” delivery role and the post holder will be required to deal at a senior level with stakeholders, consultancy organisations and major construction companies, bringing effective programme management and co-ordination of capital works and management of their inter-dependencies including oversight of any risks and issues arising.
- With responsibility for delivering range of fabric, fire safety and associated M&E works, in the value of circa. £30m - £40m per annum, this role will also lead on stakeholder consultation and resident engagement during the delivery phase, so the need for excellent communication will be a main driver for this high profile role
- Developing and enhancing all associated management processes, procedures and systems – in conjunction with colleagues across Property Management is expected as is ensuring that the Council’s statutory duties around project compliance is discharged appropriately and that there is a clear understanding of the legislative context relating to the Council’s statutory obligations on health and safety.
- To provide leadership on health and safety policy, ensuring relevant legislative compliance is adhered to, within the service area and lead on the seamless handover to clients and the internal asset team.
This job is a short term contract for 2 months inside IR35 c£500 per day.
To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.
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