Overview

Salary: £36,371 – £39,816

Wychavon District Council is a great place to work, with high levels of resident satisfaction and motivated staff who enjoy working with us. Located in South Worcestershire the district boasts a beautiful natural environment, a rich heritage and plenty to do and see.

We pride ourselves on being a progressive organisation who spends time and energy on what we know matters to our residents and communities – things like creating jobs, keeping the streets clean, helping people feel safe and preventing homelessness.

Our staff are at the heart of what we do, and as a result we are always looking to recruit, develop and retain the very best talent we can find.  That’s why, as well as a rewarding career, we offer a range of attractive benefits, such as:

* Agile Working (40% minimum office based)

* Excellent pension scheme

* Generous annual leave entitlement

* Options to purchase additional annual leave

* Regular job-specific training

* Discounted Gym and swim membership

* Free Employee Assistance scheme including access to counselling services

* Free annual flu vaccinations

* Health and Wellbeing support

* Cycle to Work scheme

* Employee Discounts with a range of companies including EE and

* Kaarp discount scheme which provides a range of employee discounts for days out and holidays

Project Manager (Property)

£36,371 – £39,816 per annum

Welcome bonus of 10% of annual salary

Relocation package available.

Agile working (Minimum 40% office based)

We are seeking an experienced and creative project manager to support the delivery of a range of property projects including the redevelopment of a leisure centre and an arts centre.

This is a very hands-on role and you will lead on specific projects including preparing Board reports, engaging and instructing consultants, architect and other property professionals, carrying out public consultation, appointing contractors and acting as the principle point of contact for the scheme.

The Council also has a goal of decarbonising its leisure estate and you will have a leading role in delivering that objective. Securing external funding will be part of the role and you will work closely with our leisure centre managers to minimise the impact of works on the service.

A good level of construction knowledge is essential for this role and you will need to work within requirements of CDM ensuring compliance with the regulations. Also be comfortable in making planning applications and working with a wide range of property professionals and stakeholders.

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering the Council’s values of great customer service, openness and accountability, innovation and improvement and fairness and respect.

As an employee you will be responsible for championing and demonstrating the Council’s Leadership Behaviour Framework by inspiring, communicating, collaborating and empowering self and others and leading by example.

Wychavon District Council has a track record of delivering a range of major property projects and there will be many opportunities in the future to bring forward schemes which support the community. You will have the opportunity to help deliver these schemes and identification of new opportunities for the Council.

Key Requirements:

  • Manage, support and deliver projects and work packages to agreed project standards.
  • Produce, and manage relevant documentation and project plans to a range of internal stakeholders.
  • Ensure that projects deliver to Time, Cost, and Quality
  • Lead projects within the Wychavon District Council and with partner organisations as required.
  • You will need to have 3-5 years’ experience of project management in a construction, estate management or property development role.
  • A sound knowledge of construction legislation and processes.
  • Car driver with access to own vehicle at all times.

Skills & Experience: 

A degree level qualification in a construction discipline; or an advanced Project Management qualification such as Prince 2, APM, ICE Membership or similar; or 5 years construction or property development experience in lieu of the degree level qualification.

You will need good written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work with a range of property professionals and stakeholders.

Previous experience of writing complex reports to Board is desirable

To discuss the post or for further information, please contact Tim Deakin, Head of Property, Development and Parking by email –  tim.deakin@wychavon.gov.uk

 

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 29 May 2022

 

Interview date:  Monday 13 June 2022

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