Capital Programme Officer (X3)

Lancashire County Council
Preston, Lancashire (with remote/home working too!)
£41,496 to £46,549
Closing date
26 Apr 2023

Capital Programme Officer

Salary £41,496 to £46,549 Per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week | Property Asset |

Capital Programme Officer (x3)

Capital Programme Team

Preston, Lancashire (with remote/home working too!)

Salary: £41,496 to £46,549 (Grade 10)

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join us in Lancashire as we develop and deliver our capital building programmes across the county.

Our Capital Programme Team is responsible for strategic development and delivery of capital programmes across our schools and operational building portfolio.

The roles:

We have three positions available, one post on our condition led programmes, two posts across our basic need school programmes. Please note the relevant job description and person specification relative to the position.

The successful candidate will provide leadership and coordination within the team.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team who work closely with various stakeholders identifying, developing and delivering capital programmes, challenging service requirements and value for money to ensure the needs of stakeholders and the Authority are met.

You will manage the delivery of our condition survey programme (where applicable) across the educational and operational building portfolio, interpreting and prioritising data to formulate capital programmes to meet the corporate responsibilities and individual service needs of the authority.

Assist in the development and delivery of schools and non-school capital programmes (expansions and condition projects) to enable the County Council to meet its statutory duties and to provide sufficient school places as an education authority.

Delivering capital programmes of work in line with corporate and service objectives within defined budgets and timescales. Working across

Identifying and implementing improvements in the systems and processes that are used to capture and record condition data and support the wider Capital Programme Team in the delivery of its service objectives.

About you:

As Capital Programme Officer you will be an outstanding individual who will play a key role in ensuring that Lancashire County Council's land and buildings continue to meet requirements for service delivery during ongoing and significant organisational change and financial challenge.

A highly experienced and dynamic building professional with minimum of 5 years' experience in your chosen field.

You'll have experience of prioritising and managing capital programmes of work across a varied portfolio.

You'll have a good understanding and experience of programme and project management on all types of buildings and the use of appropriate construction methods and techniques; especially new build, extensions, maintenance, refurbishment and life cycle management of school / public buildings.

Ability to organise and manage time and prioritise work effectively whilst delivering a number of programmes, projects and strategic objectives.

Good negotiation and influencing skills at an appropriate level in order to achieve required results.

Why join us…

Benefits: There's fabulous flexibility and the opportunity to create the work life balance you'll love with up to 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 2 additional days at Christmas and then an additional 20 days that can be purchased too – we have a generous public sector pension with shared AVC's available then a benefits package which has everything from dog care to day care, holidays at home or abroad, long service awards, Medicash, support groups, cycle to work schemes and eye tests plus much more

Development: you'll get support and development along the journey – there will be time for supportive reflection and supervision for yourself, opportunities for personal/professional qualifications, multidisciplinary initiatives, mentoring, the opportunity to make a difference, feel valued and achieve the job satisfaction you've always wanted plus all the benefits of working with Lancashire County Council.

Inclusivity: we don't have a "one size fits all" idealism, we embrace diversity and that includes around personal and family requirements so appreciate that you'll want to be working from home when you can, your hours may vary or change and for us – delivering successful outcomes is more important than watching the clock

How to apply…

Please feel free to contact us for an initial informal and confidential chat:

Michael Peppin on 01772 539908 (Condition Programme post)

Simon Smith on 01772 535467 (Basic Need posts)

Closing Date:   23 April 2023                  Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.

Please specify which post you are applying for.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here

We reserve the right to close a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.


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