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Technical Project Manager

Leicester City Council
City Hall, Leicester
£44,624 - £47,665 per year + Significant Benefits
Closing date
25 Sep 2022
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Working on multiple projects each year from our carbon reduction programme taking place within over 90 council buildings in Leicester, including schools, leisure centres, libraries and community centres. To refurbishment of the bus station, regeneration projects such as house building at Ashton Green, introducing innovations such as positive energy districts, ground source heat pumps in car park basements and smart buildings. We require your  guidance as a technical project manager to make projects a reality.

With the City Mayor’s full backing, it’s an open environment where you can put forward ideas, gain quick decisions and get things done fast. We operate a plan, create, operate, redefine model, which means you’ll be joining a professional, multi-disciplinary service, offering a varied workload and plenty of opportunities to develop a rewarding career.

What we can offer you

 As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance.  Working at home and in city hall as you wish. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and flexible working hours that fit around your life.

 In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including discounts on gym membership , city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate

What you'll be doing 

Day to day you’ll be responsible for the management of projects both pre- and post-contract.  Incorporating project delivery ensuring schemes are delivered on time, on budget and a high quality is maintained. Using management skills you’ll oversee financial and risk management reports including forward forecasting and mitigation option. Working with the team to create full stakeholder and design team/contractor interface.

Working as part of the team you’ll inspire confidence in those around you. Utilising your impressive verbal and written skills to propose pragmatic and practical solutions to determine the most appropriate building and engineering solutions; for the end user/client team members to ensure the overall project objectives are achieved.

What you’ll need

As well as your excellent proven track record in Capital Projects as a Project Manager within a construction/consultancy environment. You’ll have a relevant construction related technical specialism  such as Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Construction Project Manager, Project management,  M&E Engineering, Architectural experience or similar. Ideally being a member of a relevant professional body (MRICS/MAPM/CIOB) or have willingness to obtain within 12 months.

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Total benefit value (includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement): £64,995.79

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