1/30/2018 1:52:00 PM
HR GO Recruitment
HR GO Recruitment

Project Manager (Strategic Development)

Kent - Folkestone
£45197 - £49216 per annum car allowance, pension
Start Date: asap

Title: Project Manager (Strategic Development)

Salary: £45,197 - £49,216 (plus car allowance)

Location: Folkestone, Kent

I am recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority for a Permanent Project Manager (Strategic Development).

You will be responsible for delivery of the HRA new build programme, to deliver 250 homes over 10 years (capital cost = £25 million).

My client is looking for someone to focus on the LA's direct delivery programme who has extensive knowledge and experience of the property development process. You will prepare tenders, let contracts and manage contracts to completion.

You will need to demonstrate a track record of delivering construction projects with minimum supervision.

Evidence of working in a political environment is an advantage!

You will have a degree in a technical field and ideally have a Post Graduate qualification in Project Management and be a member of a recognised Project Management association.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Oversee detailed feasibility studies to fully appraise the suitability of sites for housing development,

Project Manage the planning application process, including submission, liaison and adaptations and amendments to the scheme if required.

Tender building works

Oversee the construction and defects phases

Essential skills and knowledge:

You will have at least 3 years experience working as a Construction Project Manager developing homes or similar

Experience and knowledge of the construction cycle from inception to handover and review

Understanding and experience of implementing Health & Safety Legislation

Assembly and management of consultant teams

Staff Management

Experience of procurement routes and tender negotiations

Understanding and experience of choosing and managing construction contracts

Knowledge and understanding of construction project risks, demonstrable experience of implementing risk strategies

Demonstrable experience and understanding of construction project budgets

Essential skill and abilities:

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to manage teams

Ability to lead and motivate teams

Ability to operate on own initiative with minimal supervision

Competent user of IT, particularly Microsoft Office

Proactive and committed to continued service and personal development

Ability to adapt and proactively organise and prioritise work effectively in order to meet deadlines and maintain high standards at all times

Ability to demonstrate a professional and customer orientated approach

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to operate and build excellent working relationships at all levels

Analyse risk and develop strategies to manage

Excellent analytical and report writing skills

Ability to communicate effectively with a range of contexts, customers and colleagues

In return my client is offering an excellent salary package plus other generous benefits that come with working in Local Government, including flexible working, the ability to work from home and a generous pension scheme

Please do not delay in applying for this exciting and interesting position
Job Reference:237953/001


Sharon Clark

Recruitment Consultant

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