Senior Project Manager

Redbridge, London
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWHS400660_1599225471
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2020-09-04
  • Location: Redbridge, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-03
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind are currently recruiting for two Senior Project Managers for the Housing sector at Redbridge Council.

The ideal Senior Project Manager should have experience in the social housing sector and or education, leisure and regeneration. Local Authority experience is essential.

Reporting directly to the Head of Capital, the postholder will lead the delivery of a range of projects within Council's Housing and Education capital programmes, valued at c.£120m, and support the development and delivery of the Council's regeneration programme including delivering housing through the Council's wholly owned Development Company.

Main duties:

  • Support the development, implementation and review of a common methodology to the management of capital projects building upon the principles of intelligent client functions;
  • Support the development and roll out a continuous training and development programme to ensure that all staff, including new starters, deliver projects in a consistent manner and to an agreed corporate standard;
  • Support the effective monitoring and reporting of spend, progress and risks across the capital programme, escalating issues as required; and
  • Support efforts to develop opportunities for the Council to sell capital project services to partners and third parties (i.e. schools, Vision, health partners etc)

Experiencee and skills:

  • Good quality degree in relevant subject
  • Project Management Qualification, i.e. PRINCE2
  • Extensive, practical experience in the management of a diverse range of capital projects from inception through to completion.
  • Detailed knowledge of financial, legal (i.e. contractual) and planning processes/regulations in relation to capital project management in England.
  • Ability to maintain financial information, ensuring financial compliance, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong understanding of the political, commercial and economic context within which the Council's asset management activity is undertaken.
  • Experience in the supervision and management of diverse project teams
  • Track record of securing broader social benefit through procurement activity (i.e. local education, training and employment programmes)
  • Experience of working within local government

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