Programme Manager (Chalcots), FTC - Open to flexible working

Camden, London (Greater)
£59,865 per annum
15 Nov 2021
12 Dec 2021

Starting salary: £59,865

Job level: Level 6, Zone 1

Work location: 5 Pancras Square

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract/Secondment until 31st January 2024

Closing date: Sunday 12th December 2021 at 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion  
Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind.

The Chalcots major works project team is responsible for the procurement and delivery of a complex, high profile £100M worth project, the scope of which consists of the refitting a new cladding system and replacing all external windows across the five towers that make up the estate.

The Role

The post holder will hold operationally responsibility for the delivery of the project including resource allocation, detailed knowledge of the contract, oversee the delivery programme, ensure cost control, lead on the communication plan, including stakeholder consultation and resident engagement e during the delivery phase, lead on effective quality assurance and compliance across the whole project programme.

You will also provide leadership on health and safety policy, ensuring legislative compliance is adhered to. You will also lead on the specific contract management and more general commercial matters in line with the strategic leadership of the Project Director.

You will develop and enhance all associated management processes, procedures and systems – in conjunction with project colleagues and those across Property Management, to ensure that the Council’s statutory duties around project compliance is discharged appropriately and that there is a clear understanding of the legislative context relating to the Council’s statutory obligations on health and safety.

The Chalcots Estate Major Works project team will strive to deliver a best-in-class, high quality example, fire safe, façade project, that will be fully compliant with the references made following Dame Judith Hackitt independent review of the building regulations and proposed new fire safety regulations for high rise buildings.

The post holder will primarily be based on the Chalcots estate.

About You

You will have strong leadership skills and have thorough knowledge of the construction market and the processes to co-ordinate resources and deliver completed projects. You will be competent in the principles of construction programme delivery including Planning considerations, Building Control processes, logistical arrangements, procurement, and contract administration.

You will have a proven track record in the private or public sector to include:

  • Successful track record in delivering complex capital major works projects.
  • Experience of programme planning, monitoring and implementation.
  • Direct management of staff and project consultants in the delivery of projects
  • Financial management including budget preparation, resource planning and monitoring.
  • Stakeholder and partnership management within the public sector or similar environment

To succeed, you will have strong numerical, written and verbal presentation skills.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer.

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