Location: Lynton House, Ilford. (Home/Office/Site hybrid working)
Hours: 36 hours per week (full time)
Department: Capital Delivery Service
The London Borough of Redbridge is a fantastic and busy place to work. And within the Authority, there is none more so than the Capital Delivery Service, who are at the forefront of much of the Authority’s built asset delivery.
The Capital Delivery Service are a key service area who work on built scheme development and delivery across a range of areas, including Housing, Education, Leisure, Culture and Regeneration. We deliver much needed new affordable housing, schools and teaching facilities, leisure facilities and public spaces.
It’s an exciting time for the Capital Delivery Service with an existing scheme portfolio of c.£300m full of exciting and interesting schemes, and to add, with more schemes in the pipeline to follow.
This is why we are now recruiting for permanent Senior Project Managers (x3) to join our busy and expanding Capital Delivery Service team.
Reporting directly to the Head of Capital, the Senior Project Manager will be assigned and lead the delivery of a range of projects within the Council’s programmes, across Housing, Education, Leisure, Culture and Regeneration. Scheme values can typically be £1m-£15m and can range up to £80m.
As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing the work of assigned consultants, professional teams and contractors. You will also be expected to manage and supervise assigned junior colleagues such as a Project Manager where applicable.
As a Senior Project Manager, you will also be expected to engage as required with members and senior officers in all departments across the Council; regulatory and professional bodies; tenants/leaseholders; voluntary and community groups, and members of the public.
The Senior Project Manager will be expected to lead their assigned schemes through all stages of a project’s development and delivery and must have strong demonstrable experience and skills in areas such as Programme management, Health & Safety, Design Development, Cost Development and Management, Planning, Building Control and Sustainability.
Be enthusiastic and proactive in your work approach
- Will be both a team player and work independently
- Preferably have new build and refurbishment experience
- have a significant demonstrable experience in the industry, including experience having worked for a local Authority in a similar project delivery role
- Demonstrate higher education such as a degree and/or chartered status i.e. MCIOB/MRICS are preferable, but not essential
- Able to work from home, office, project site and contractor location as required
About Redbridge Council:
Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London Borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we have developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We are one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London Borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the city.
At Redbridge we pride ourselves on a creating an inclusive work culture that is friendly, supportive, encourages new ideas and ultimately supports our aims to improve the standard of lives for all our residents.
Benefits of working for Redbridge Council:
As well as a competitive salary, we are proud of the benefits we offer our employees, which include.
- Excellent Pension provision via a salary-related, defined benefit scheme;
- 27 days holiday rising to 32 days after 5 years plus statutory and public holidays;
- Health and wellbeing; access to professional support and services;
- Excellent on the job training and development;
- Season ticket advance (to purchase annual season ticket);
- Carer Passport Scheme, support to staff who look after family/friends with a disability
- Eye test expenses support.
- Nuffield Health – discounted rates for annual membership
Please ensure you supply an up-to-date CV and your cover letter should include the key attributes you believe you bring to the role and a summary of a project you been directly responsible for successfully delivering.
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.
Applications not submitted via this route will not be accepted.
Interviews to be confirmed