Project Manager

Posted 15 Feb 2024

Staffordshire County Council

Staffordshire Place 1 (Project or Program Mgmt.)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Project or Program Mgmt.Recruiter Reference:staffscc/TP/626/1725
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:£42,403 - £46,464

As the Project Manager in the Strategic Corporate Property team, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of new builds, reconfiguration, and refurbishment projects across a range of Corporate assets.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in project management in a variety of construction and property related projects, demonstrating effective project management, meeting statutory requirements and budgetary control.  The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of public sector funding opportunities and experience of applying for such funding.

The role will be responsible for the project process from initiation to delivery and handover.  You will work with service areas and other stakeholders to define project outcomes and scope, develop business cases, monitor project programmes and budgets.  In addition, the role will entail working with professional service team on tenders, evaluating bids and proposals received, ensuring projects deliver strategic benefits, energy efficiency and value for money.

The minimum requirement for this post is educated to degree level with significant experience in property project delivery. The minimum requirements are set out in the Job Description and Personal Specifications of the post.

For an informal chat, please contact Wendy Woodward, Head of Corporate Asset Strategy,

Main Responsibilities
  • Have responsibility for planning, managing, and monitoring a range of projects.
  • Experience of monitoring and managing project budgets.
  • Have a good standard of technical and property expertise.
  • Have responsibility for project development including completion of business cases, commissioning feasibilities and option appraisals, support stakeholder engagement, risk management, quality and assurance, and resource management.
The Ideal Candidate
  • Relevant professional degree or equivalent level qualification or experience.
  • Demonstratable experience in managing projects, budgets, performance, and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, national performance standards and statutory requirements as they relate to capital building projects.
  • Experience of discharging client responsibilities as duty holder in discharging CDM 2015 regulation.
  • Have an awareness of local authority governance and financial regulations.
  • Have experience of working closely with architectural services colleagues to ensure designs are fit for purpose and compliant with relevant legislation.
  • As several of the County Councils buildings are historic and listed the ideal candidate would have an understanding of what constraints are applied to these buildings.
About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

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