Project Manager

Location
Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary
£34,728 - £36,922
Posted
17 Feb 2021
Closes
03 Mar 2021
Job Ref
RA0001993
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About us and the role

We have a number of fixed term vacancies, 12 to 18 months in durations.

Do you want to work on exciting projects that ‘make Warwickshire the best it can be’? 

Are you motivated by delivering benefits and improvements to the community where you live or work?

If you’re the kind of person who is prepared to get stuck in, who wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion and purpose, then this is the place for you.  You’ll be able to apply your knowledge and expertise in a place that matters to people and communities. 

We are looking for dynamic and self-motivated Project Managers who wants the responsibility for implementing solutions that deliver benefits and improved outcomes across the county.

One exciting opportunity that has arisen due to recently securing funding for time limited capital investment programme of works at our 3 Warwickshire County Council Gypsy and Traveller sites.  A project manager is required to lead and realise the work for the investment fund. The funding enables one site to be redeveloped with community engagement to deliver a good standard housing accommodation for the Gypsy and Traveller Community. The project will involve the engagement of tenants to realise the removal of the current housing option and replacing it with day room provision, which will assist the County Council to reduce maintenance costs over the coming years. There is an opportunity to work with partner organisations and the community to ensure the site is well designed, providing clean, safe livening accommodation for the community.

Other projects to help Warwickshire to bounce back after Covid are challenging but rewarding.

We are looking for project managers who have a good track record of successfully delivering projects, with excellent interpersonal skills and experience in stakeholder engagement and management. You should have a positive approach and be able to manage demands and conflicts in a calm professional manner.

 

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • A hands-on PM - with recent evidence of successful delivery of projects
  • Significant stakeholder management experience
  • Knowledge and experience of planning and legal process
  • Knowledge and / or experience of the governments good practice guidelines for “Designing Gypsy and Traveller Sites”
  • Desirable- experience of working with deprived communities

Why work in Warwickshire?

Warwickshire with its vibrant mix of towns and rural areas, heritage and culture and great connectivity remains one of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK. The County Council’s vision is squarely aimed at making Warwickshire the best it can be, sustainable now and for future generations

 

Why work for us?

Working at the Council means your work impacts throughout Warwickshire. You will be able to apply your knowledge and expertise in a way that matters to communities and helps Warwickshire to succeed and thrive. We are a Council that has a history of success and we take pride in delivering our services effectively, efficiently and to the best of our ability. We challenge ourselves to innovate and keep pace with the changing world around us. It is an exciting time to be a part of Warwickshire County Council. We will provide you with the support to learn, develop, and encourage you to be the best you can be.

In return we offer our pledge to you:

  • Excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression.
  • A clear and transparent pay structure linked to career progression and professional development.
  • Other great benefits include generous annual leave, including bank holiday allowances and an extra day.
  • All this and the opportunity to work in Warwickshire with its excellent transport links and beautiful countryside makes for an excellent package.

 

Additional Information

If you are keen to be part of this ambitious and dynamic service, please contact Jane Tarver Delivery Lead Portfolio Management Office by emailing janetarver@warwickshire.gov.uk or telephone on 01926 412445 

 

The positions are offered as Full Time but applicants wishing Part Time work will be considered

Closing Date: 3rd March

 

For full Job Description and Person Specification click link here. 

 

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button. 


Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

 

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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