Major Works Project Manager - inside IR35

Bedfordshire, Luton, England
Up to £30.00 per hour
15 Feb 2018
22 Feb 2018
Major Works PM
Carly Barber
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Contact Details
My Client, a forward thinking Local Authority in Bedfordshire seeks a Major Works Project Manager for a contract role

You will be responsible for the commissioning and delivery of major programmes of work, maintaining assets in accordance with the Investment Plan of the Council. Validating information from the Assets Management Plan to maximise value for money in the procurement of services and maintenance work. Development and management of repair and replacement programmes of work in accordance with identified maintenance plans to Council owned dwellings. Actively contribute to the achievement of the wider Housing Landlord aims, operational objectives and future state.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:

HNC in Building studies or equivalent qualification
Knowledge of contract management / admin and health & safety procedures
Able to interpret written requests, drawings and produce project briefs and technical reports
Able to use own initiative within defined procedures and contract conditions
Able to accurately maintain manual and computer databases
Able to work to deadlines and maintain expenditure within budget allocations
Able to produce comprehensive technical specification, drawing and contract administration documentation
Demonstrable experience of specifying and implementing building construction / maintenance projects

The role will involve the following:

Develop and manage replacement programmes of work utilising information derived from the Council's Asset Management System and identified through cyclical maintenance works. Prepare programmes in accordance with funding allocation contained in the Council's business plan.

Prepare specifications, drawings and contract documentation appertaining to repairs, maintenance and ancillary works, ensuring that contracts are tendered in accordance with defined procedures and embracing partnering concepts where applicable.

Supervise works on site, manage and administer such contracts including authorisation of variations, issue of instructions and payment of invoices in accordance with contract terms and conditions. Prepare financial and performance information for inclusion in management reports.

Develop relationships with partners and stakeholders and provide technical advice to staff, members and residents as required. Prepare technical reports as directed by the Housing Asset Senior Project Manager. Ensure that maintenance programmes are co-ordinated with responsive repair and void teams to avoid duplication and to deliver a cost effective service.

Undertake post inspection of works, ensuring that works are completed to legislative requirements and to approved standards. Identify problem areas and resolve through liaison with contractors and / or statutory bodies.

Monitor and manage the performance of contractors and specialists using defined performance frameworks and quality auditing. Carry out Customer Satisfaction Surveys and ensure that feedback obtained is used to improve systems and processes.

Conduct consultation exercises with residents and leaseholders, to promote awareness, choice and inclusion. Ensure that statutory consultation is carried out to meet legislative requirements for leaseholders.

Identify new processes, technologies and good practice measures. Develop the post and contribute towards development of the division and commercial service and to continually improve service delivery to customers.

This is an urgent role and the client is interviewing now. Please note this role is inside IR35 and you will need to be available on a weeks notice if offered

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