Enfield has a growing programme of major works projects across its housing stock. We have an approved programme of £41m in 2019/20 and a programme of £125m over five years. These projects have a significant impact in improving homes and estates for the Council’s residents and wider community. You will be responsible for leading several projects across a range of schemes including new homes in roof top extensions, ground source heating, internal and external works, etc. You will be responsible for delivering improvements to hundreds of residents.
To succeed in this role, you will be an experienced housing project manager able to manage and motivate colleagues and your ability to communicate with consultants and residents will be a key skill in delivering projects. You will have an excellent understanding of social housing asset management and the need to maintain this in the interests of residents and the Council as landlord. You will work closely and professionally with both internal and external organisations and possess an excellent understanding of the interface between the Major Works team and Housing Management, day to day repairs and Leaseholder Services teams. You will need to demonstrate a high standard of customer service.
You will need to demonstrate significant experience on major works projects preferably within a local authority or housing association.
This role requires that you upload your supporting statement and CV as one document.
Please ensure that you address in your supporting statement how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.
Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
Your supporting statement and CV should be uploaded as 1 document in the "CV/Work History upload" section of the online application form.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax free bikes for work
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: Midnight 12th December 2019
Interview date: 18th & 19th December 2019
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.
If you are interested in this role and you would like an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Paul O'Donnell on 0208 132 0696.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Elizabeth Anastasi on 0208 379 4298 or elizabeth.anastasi@ enfield.gov.uk A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.
“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.
Our standard guidance through this application will state that your CV will not be visible to the manager at application stage. However, please note as the manager would like a Supporting statement attached to your CV as your application to apply for this role, your CV will be visible to the manager as soon as it has been submitted. As we operate a process of name blind recruitment you do not need to include your name on your CV.
If you have previously applied for this role within the past 12 months, unfortunately, a second application will not be considered.