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Project Controller

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Job Title: Project Controller

Salary Range: PO3-PO6 (£40,854 to £58,893) per annum          

Permanent

Full time (36 hours per week)

Location: Reed House, Frogmore Depot

About Us

The Major Works Section is seeking a suitably qualified building professional, who wishes to develop their already sound technical skills within a small professional team. We have two permanent positions available.

This is an integral position to the continuing success of the Housing & Regeneration Department during the current period of dynamic change, so presents an exciting opportunity for professional development.

About the role 

Project Delivery: You will be responsible from project inception through to completion for a broad range of projects, managing a multi-disciplinary team of external consultants. The section manages projects on the full range of the Councils stock, ranging from Victorian street properties through to high rise housing estates.

Regulatory compliance: You will need to hold relevant qualification or experience of supervising a broad range of building/construction projects and are required to have a working knowledge and awareness of Health & Safety and Housing legislation on major works projects, including planning, building regulation legislation and leasehold management practices on social housing projects.

Team Player- You will be joining an established team which has an exceptional record of maintaining and improving the Councils housing stock whilst achieving a high level of resident satisfaction using both traditional and non-traditional procurement routes.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  1. Previous experience in supervising large multi-disciplinary major work projects, including the role of contract administrator and managing consultants and contractors.
  2. Experience in preparing detailed technical briefs, appraisals and technical reports, specifications and managing contracts on-site from inception to completion.
  3. Must have the ability to manage workload with minimum supervision and work to strict deadlines.
  4. You will need to hold relevant qualification or experience of supervising a broad range of building/construction projects with a particular emphasis on high rise buildings and the problems found with this type of construction.
  5. Must have the ability to maintain financial control on projects.
  6. A working knowledge and awareness of Health & Safety and Housing legislation on major works projects, including planning, building regulation legislation and leasehold management practices on social housing projects.
  7. A relevant qualification and/or membership of a relevant professional body.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  21st April 2024

Shortlisting Date: W/C 22nd April 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan. For more details, please click here 

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