Senior Project Officer - New Build

Location
Cardiff
Salary
£30827 - £34150 per annum
Posted
20 Mar 2018
Closes
16 Apr 2018
Ref
00080461
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Background to the post:

Due to their extensive and successful development programme, this housing association is looking to increase resources within their investment team. This is a new post to support the team in delivering their new development schemes.

Over the next few years they have an exciting development programme, which includes affordable housing, a 180 unit mixed use site at The Wharf Cardiff Bay (including retail and open market sales) and an innovative housing project converting shipping containers into homes in a prominent location in Cardiff to name but a few.

What they need:

Someone who has experience with new build developments from inception to completion, the ability to work on their own initiative and is accountable for the decisions they make. You will work to tight timescales and under pressure to meet targets, whilst maintaining both statutory and legal obligations.

The ability to demonstrate value for money through all procurement activities, deliver and monitor key results is vital. Strong customer service skills for both external and internal customers are essential.

A proactive an organised self-starter, with an enthusiastic and resilient nature.

The important stuff:

- Experience of project management
- Experience of procurement
- Ability to develop key relationships with partners, contractors, stakeholders and tenants
- Relevant qualification in construction, property or development.
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- A full and valid driving license

Bonus points:

- Experience of funding applications
- Knowledge of design quality requirements

What you'll get:
- An annual salary of £30,827 to £34,150 (scale points 33-37)
- 35 hour working week (flexitime)
- 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
- Company sick pay scheme
- Pension scheme
- Development & Training
- Core Training for all staff