Brook Street is working with a leading local authority housing organisation currently seeking a Project Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy team, delivering a portfolio of projects which align to the Housing and wider business strategies.
" Responsible for all aspects of Project Management for a number of projects and co-ordinate the work of other staff relating to those projects
" Ensure effective lines of communication exist between all members of the project team, colleagues and Senior Management; to this end provide up to date monitoring information as and when required, prepare project reports, attend meetings etc
" Ensure that projects are effectively co-ordinated with any other planned works taking place
" Attend and where necessary, chair evening meetings with residents and demonstrate a high level of customer commitment
" Ensure the highest standard of design, budget control and contract management on all projects, paying particular regard to health and safety, accessibility, energy efficiency, sustainability and maintenance
" Monitor progress of duties against project programmes and targets.
" Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
" Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
" HNC or HND level with a demonstrable track record as a project manager.
" Several years' experience of surveying or maintenance, including a proven track record as a project manager, delivering large and moderately complex projects within fee levels and cost guidelines.
EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE:
" Demonstrate experience and knowledge of building construction and design, maintenance, repair and refurbishment in relation to public sector housing and / or other public buildings from inception to completion.
" Thorough knowledge of building construction, ability to write specifications, obtain planning permission.
" Thorough knowledge of building legislation and the Building Regulations.
" Ability to adapt quickly to an ever changing environment and be able deal with a wide variety of different schemes.
" Ability to effectively manage and lead on a number of projects at any one time.
" Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with other colleagues, technical and non-technical, working parties, external clients and agencies, Councillors and committees, tenants, leaseholders, contractors and consultants.
" Ability to write technical reports.
" Ability to illustrate creativity in order to solve building design and maintenance-related technical problems.
" Ability to prepare project programmes, plan and deliver projects according to the programme within budgets and fees and to monitor and control costs at all stages.
" Ability to lead and manage the other members of the project team (technical and non-technical colleagues).
" Ability to brief, direct, and monitor staff.
" Ability to co-ordinate the work of project staff with each other to ensure efficient and well run projects, working within agreed fee levels and time allocations.
OTHER PREFERABLE/DESIRABLE DETAILS TO INCLUDE ON YOUR CV, IF APPLICABLE:
" Any local authority/public sector experience.
" Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.
Please contact the Brook Street office on 01463729213 or email your CV .