Capital Works Project Manager

Eden Brown Ltd
United Kingdom
£300.00 - £350.00 p day
03 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Great opportunity to work within the (Capital) Projects department of this large well resourced Local authority working on projects including infill conversions, leisure facility extensions and various capital works schemes Your position will be to ensure that the Capital Programme is carried out in accordance with the Council's Development Strategy across all residential and corporate stock including re-generation programmes; delivering schemes that meet the Council's design, quality and sustainability objectives in line with procurement and financial procedures. This is a technical position and as such requires a technical (building / construction) qualification and not generic PM experience Job Description To Lead monthly on site project meetings with various contractors across all project locations Ensure compliance with key policy and procedure in areas such as health & safety, equalities and diversity and other statutory requirements. To take a brief from the Manager Capital Programme to achieve forward programme and delivery of targets to meet the requirements of the Development programme and key stakeholders. Deliver financial appraisals, risk maps, project programmes, and regular update reports for all allocated development projects as required. Undertake project management of schemes on cost, quality and delivery from inception to the end of the defects period post-handover. Ensure that internal design forums are convened on a timely basis for all new development schemes. Develop clear specifications for works, goods and services, and ensure that all contract administration is carried out in a compliant and timely way with consultant and contractor performance reviews, reports and meetings clearly documented and recorded. Monitor contractor's performance in carrying out defects works, ensuring a high quality service is delivered to all stakeholder groups. Ensure that all statutory and compliance obligations are formally documented and implemented through the Council's risk management systems. Ensure all relevant approvals are sought to maintain delivery timescales. Through regular consultation with the Manager Capital Programme and other departmental staff, ensure that all projects meet the Council's design standards and exceed quality of other locally comparable projects and are continuously improved to deliver value for money. Develop and maintain cross functional links throughout Development and Assets providing advice as required in considering all relevant legislation and regulation in respect of new build developments. Manage any end of contract issues including supplier poor performance. Keep the Design Brief up-to-date and in line with current legislation, the Council's requirements, stakeholder feedback, and changes in good practice as regard technical and building design matters. Contribute to the regular update and review of the contracts register and the testing of business continuity plans to mitigate risk in the event of supplier or contractors failure. QUALIFICATIONS Construction/ property related degree or equivalent experience. Relevant professional qualification in discipline covering building and construction e.g. RICS Experience working with a local authority STATUTORY or ROLE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS Hold a current UK Drivers Licence or equivalent and have vehicle available for use at all times. Able to fully access buildings/building sites/ rough ground in order to carry out aspects of the role. May be required from time to time to attend evening meetings EXPERIENCE Minimum of 3 years experience in a managing a portfolio of new build development projects from initiation to delivery. Significant experience of the development process including land and property acquisitions, building contracts, design and technical standards. Experience in procuring and managing consultants and contractors. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Highly numerate and IT literate, able to work effectively with the Microsoft Office suite of applications and a range of development appraisal systems. Your expert recruitment consultant is Trevor Parsons, call today on ************* or email *********************** Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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