Salary: £41,735 - £51,343 per annum
9 months Fixed Term Contract with a possibility to be extended to 12 months
We are looking for a project manager with proven experience in the delivery of housing capital refurbishment projects to join our Transforming Homes Programme team to cover maternity leave for 9 months starting from December 2019.
The Councils Transforming Homes programme delivers major improvement works of the council owned homes in the borough through both internal and external major works projects. This post will work with one major contractor to ensure the effective mobilisation and delivery of number of external works packages.
We are looking for a highly organised individual with a Housing project delivery background. It is essential that you have a solid understanding of major works contract formats and governance requirements and that you can evidence a track record of nurturing effective partnerships. You will use to ensure this very successful programme continues to deliver to quality, timeframe and resident satisfaction expectations.
On a regular basis you will:
- Lead, motivate and manage the allocated project resources including external consultancy services
- Ensure effective communication with all stakeholders
- Ensure the appropriate consideration and support for our residents undergoing works to their homes
- Facilitate effective contract monitoring and governance arrangements
- Provide monthly project progress reports
- Line manage two resident liaison officers
- Arrange and chair local resident meetings
- Carry out site visits across the borough
The post attracts a business user allowance for the use of your own vehicle to undertake the role.
Closing Date: 20 October 2019
Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.
Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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