Interim Senior Project Manager – New Homes

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Interim Senior Project Manager – New Homes
Interim Position

Basildon RQ567391

Posted: 14th June 2022 11:14
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  • Pay Rate:

    £26.39 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36.25 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 9-10 months


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What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Interim Senior Project Manager – New Homes

Reference no: Basildon RQ567391

This is a senior post within the Landlord Services Department and the postholder will head up the Programmed Works team, which is responsible for the delivery of major cyclical and planned programmes of work to the Council’s housing stock and related assets.

  • To be responsible for delivering all cyclical, programmed and improvement programmes to the housing stock, together with individual projects, on time and within set budgets.
  • Lead, manage and motivate the Programmed Works team to deliver an effective, innovative and quality service to all stakeholders and customers.
  • To be a member of the Property Services Management Team with the responsibility of delivering the Council’s strategic housing asset management function.


  • To develop departmental strategy and business policy where relevant
  • To ensure high standards of governance are maintained
  • To develop a resource plan for delivering the major programmes and projects
  • To manage the team effectively to ensure delivery to programme.
  • To chair monthly project progress review, formal consultation meetings such as Core Group and regular team meetings
  • To coach Project Manager - Team Leaders, including holding regular one to ones
  • To liaise with the Asset Strategy team to understand the next year and 5 year work load requirements and to ensure there is a clear programme of works for annual delivery and a budget for the programme and each element within the programme
  • Liaising with other Managers in Landlord Services to ensure business objectives are met
  • To liaise with the Council’s Procurement and Legal teams to ensure timely award of contracts and contract letting,
  • To maintain an up to date Process and Project Manual for guidance on governance and operational delivery.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Qualifications:
    1. Educated to Degree level
    2. Relevant professional qualification in related discipline, e.g. architecture, construction, engineering, building surveying
  2. Experience:
    1. Significant experience in a senior role of building and leading a programme delivery team
    2. Experience of working in a technical management/supervisory role, including leading a team to deliver high standards of service
    3. Have experience of delivering major cyclical maintenance and capital works in the region of £20 million pa.
    4. Direct experience of managing projects up to £3 million in a client/contractor environment
    5. Experience of JCT contracts
    6. Experience of TPC and PPC contracts
  3. Skills & Abilities:
  4. Making presentations at Council or Board Level
  5. Able to communicate to a high standard effectively with all stakeholders in an effective manner
  6. Strong decision making skills with the ability to work to tight timescales and budgets in difficult circumstances
  7. Ability to plan projects effectively
  8. Good people manager who is technically competent and able to inspire
  9. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages and experience of MS Project


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Interim Senior Project Manager – New Homes
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