Principal Project Manager

Surrey County Council
Surrey, UK
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to work within the Asset Strategy team, to deliver, manage and monitor projects on behalf of the Land & Property department for a range of service department clients, including schools and public service buildings.

You will be working on regional and collaborative projects often as part of a multidisciplinary cross-function team. The role is focused on delivering high standard, efficient, cost-saving projects, which meet the organisation strategic objectives and operational plans. You will also be assisting the Senior Development Manager with creating and progressing feasibility proposals.

We are looking for an individual with project management experience or significant vocational experience in a series of progressively more demanding roles, to come and join our friendly team.

The role is focused on project delivery, but you may also be required to assist in other tasks within the wider team.

To be shortlisted for interview your application and personal statement must clearly evidence the following as a minimum requirement:
  • Proven ability to manage a wide range of complex projects or programmes
  • Extensive knowledge of construction contracts, procurement procedures, appointing and liaising with contractors
  • Experience of appointing, managing and directing consultants as part of multidisciplinary project teams
  • Experience as a Property Professional or Project Management qualification
  • High-level understanding of relevant business disciplines
  • Extensive knowledge of computerised business systems
  • Knowledge of practices relating to business planning, financial and organisational management
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to devise and implement innovative solutions
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience in managing, coaching and developing staff

For more information, please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.

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For an informal discussion contact Lisa Harris via e-mail on We look forward to receiving your application.

This Job advert closes on the 01/11/2020 at 23:59.

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From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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