Project Manager

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary £450 - £451 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Interim
Contact NameBen Holden

Job description

Newham Council are looking for a Capital Project Manager to join the council.

  • £450 per day.
  • Inside IR35
  • Hybrid working.

The purpose of this role is:

  • To manage a programme of major housing Capital and improvement projects, of up to around £5 million p.a., in value, from identification through to completion, including development, planning, briefing, co-ordination, monitoring and control, usually within a 'partnering' relationship, so as to secure effective outcomes which meet Newham Council's objectives.
  • The Management of Council Housing is currently an In house Service, run by Resident services for the whole of the Borough of Newham.
  • Resident Services is responsible for the provision of housing and leasehold services to council tenants and leaseholders.
  • The Housing and Repairs and Maintenance Service areas are embarking on an ambitious cross functional business and digital transformation project to facilitate improved Lean business processes, embedding digital solutions into the end to end business processes whilst improving the overall customer experience.
  • To lead the project teams ensuring all members surpass their role and obligations as set out in any SLA or contractual agreement.
  • To critically analyse data produced by the project team members to obtain qualified justifications for any proposed works and their associated costs whilst ensuring records are appropriately kept of the complete process.
  • To ensure the project team carry out project feasibility's and appraisals using suitable techniques to ensure the options provided clearly justify the reason for the works their costs and the impact on both the council and leaseholders.
  • To manage the development of collaborative working with chosen contractors and strategic alliance partners, co-ordinating and integrating essential activities such as supply chain management, specification development, and consultation with residents.