£25.00 - £35.00 per hour
3 months ago
Development Project Manager
An Experienced Development Project Manager required to lead on and provide support the development and delivery of council new build and regeneration projects throughout the Borough.
To identify, assess and develop new initiatives for the provision of new affordable housing, including temporary and supported housing, including assisting with the identification of, bidding for, and securing of funding for projects and programmes.
To develop and maintain close links with delivery partners and co-ordinate their development activity, ensuring that projects are managed in accordance with the various Council, Regional and National policy and investment frameworks.
Lead on the project management of larger new build and regeneration projects, from inception to practical completion/handover, ensuring full compliance with Council and related policies and procedures and effective supervision of other team members assigned to the projects.
Provide effective professional peer support to the Housing Development Project Managers in the delivery of smaller new build and regeneration and projects.
Carry out technical feasibility studies and financial appraisals in co-ordination with internal and external partners, ensuring full compliance with the Council policies and procedures.
Appoint and brief appropriate technical and professional consultants (in-house and external) to deliver projects/programmes and act as the lead client during the implementation periods, including the monitoring of consultant and contractor performance.
Lead on and manage effective communications and instructions to other Council departments and external partners, to ensure that all individual project targets are achieved, and ensure effective co-ordination of projects with any other works/activities taking place on estates and/or adjacent sites/properties.
Ensure that proper approvals for expenditure are obtained before ordering/placing contracts for any services and/or works, and that the Council's policies and procedures are adhered to, ensuring appropriate audit trails and financial controls are place.
Approve and authorise payment of all consultant and contractor invoices for payment, including agreed variations to contracts, and ensure full compliance with the Council's policies and procedures regarding payments and expenditure.
Work with other Council departments and external partners to proactively develop innovative and creative approaches to provide affordable housing in the borough, including temporary and supported accommodation schemes, and form effective partnerships to deliver these.
To identify suitable proposals for disposal or regeneration of Council owned property and sites including devising and running competitions to select disposals partners, and to evaluate options and regularly make recommendations for disposals and report to the Executive as required.
For more information on Housing Development job opportunities contact Ross Henderson on 0208 418 7677 /