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Senior Project Manager

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Ipswich Borough Council
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£33,402 - £35,509 pa
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Full Time
Closing date:
22 March 2019 01:00 PM
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Ipswich Borough Council is a progressive local authority with a large and varied property portfolio.

Maintenance and Contracts spends circa. £21 million annually, repairing and improving a retained housing stock of circa 8,000 properties and 15 sheltered schemes to our local 'Ipswich Standard'.

The council takes a holistic approach to stock management and has one seamless service that is now responsible for everything in connection with the asset management of that stock. This involves everything from the initial design to completing works on site on a right first time basis using our own directly employed trade teams and external contractors.

This is an exciting time to join the Maintenance and Contracts team at Ipswich Borough Council helping to deliver the council's vision and ambitions by growing the property portfolio and using assets in more innovative ways. You will play a critical role in the Maintenance and Contracts team delivering its operational objectives and major capital projects that will make a difference to the council's housing tenants.

If you want to join a council that has the drive and determination to succeed through innovation, then we can provide you with opportunities to build your career and be part of a committed team helping to make a real difference to the people of Ipswich.

You will be expected to manage your own time flexibly and effectively, whilst managing a team of professional employees, contractors and projects based at our offices in Gipping House, Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate.

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering a number of key projects using robust project management techniques and governance.

You must have excellent communication skills, project management experience, a good understanding of relevant Health and Safety and an awareness of financial management. You will need experience in contract management and be able to actively manage, control and communicate to our supply chains. You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of technical and contractual procedures and have the ability to use a wide range of ICT operating systems. Ideally, you will be educated at degree level or working towards this.

You will need key skills in:

  • project management
  • health and safety
  • ICT
  • procurement (preferable)
  • contractual awareness (preferable).

For more information about this role please contact Kevin Oxborrow on (01473) 432414 or via email: kevin.oxborrow@ipswich.gov.uk

Apply online at: www.ipswich.gov.uk/jobs where you will need to log in or sign up to 'My Ipswich' to complete the online application form for this vacancy.

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