Salary range: £35,724 - £38,799 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: South Kilburn and Civic Centre from time to time
An Excellent Opportunity.....
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Project Officer required for large scale residential development programme, the successful candidate will be involved in a variety of roles ranging from preparing sites for development, assisting in the procurement of developer partners and consultants, through to engaging with local residents and tenants at public meetings.
In short you will cover the full spectrum of land development within a project framework context. Reviewing contracts and land documentation as well as produce research and analysis on the various projects within the overall programme.
The post holder will be assigned specific projects and will support a senior project officer in bringing forward successful schemes.
The delivery of quality new homes for Brent residents and tenants will be your goal. You will prepare reports containing complex financial data and will be expected to present this in a clear manner.
The audience will range from professional internal meetings through to Councillor presentations and public meetings with local resident and tenants.
The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of project management techniques and the ability to understand and interrogate financial information.
You should also have an understanding of good housing design, development and planning issues such as CPO.
Self-disciplined and show an ability to work under pressure to a fixed timeframe in regard to delivering against project milestones.
An ability to communicate complex issues in a clear manner will be a necessity, both verbally and in writing to internal and external parties.
The role is varied and challenging so an ability to work on a number of projects and issues at the same time will be essential, flexibility will also be required as you will be working in South Kilburn and occasionally the Civic Centre. Occasional evening work is an unavoidable consequence of this type of role.
Closing Date: 1 September 2019 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.