Senior Project Manager (GAS)
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 councils housing tenants.
Ipswich Borough Council is a progressive local authority with a large and varied property portfolio.
Maintenance and Contracts spends circa. £25 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 councils housing tenants.
Maintenance and Contracts has an opportunity for a Senior Project Manager (Gas) to join our busy team dealing with a varied and diverse residential portfolio of properties within the borough of Ipswich. 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 law and an awareness of financial management.
Gas experience is strongly desirable as the post holder will be responsible for a number of gas projects but not essential and 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 to degree level or working towards this and have three years qualitative experience.
You will need key skills in:
- Project Management
- Health and Safety
- Procurement (preferable)
- Contractual Awareness (preferable)
- Electrical (preferable)
- Experience in a similar environment.
Hours of work are 37 per week, Monday to Friday.
As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.
For more information about this role please contact Lee Woods (he/him) on 07736 826155 or via email email@example.com
Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification
The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held on w/c 11 December 2023.
Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.
Gipping House – Ipswich
Application closing date
Ipswich Borough Council
15-17 Russell Road
- 01473 432000