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Senior Project Officer x 2

Reference W194/17
Location Wakefield District
Salary £32,730 - £35,772
Hours 37
Closing Date 04 January 2018
Contact Katrina Backhouse, Construction Project Manager on 01977 788635

We are looking for someone to join our Technical Services directorate as a Senior Project Officer.

In this role you will manage the delivery of the organisation’s investment programme, ensuring all necessary information is in place to ensure the appointed contractor is in a position to undertake the works in accordance with the agreed timescales and to agreed standards.

You will also ensure sufficient and suitable resources are available to deliver a wide range of construction projects through the development and maintenance of project programmes ensuring a consistent approach to delivery of new build, refurbishment and environmental regeneration.

Applicants will have:

  • a qualification at Level 4 of the Qualification and Credits Framework, such as a HNC, Award, Certificate or Diploma at level 4 or equivalent;
  • an IOSH – Managing Safely certificate;
  • experience in the project management of construction projects in excess of two million pounds;
  • experience of and significant success in establishing and maintaining effective performance measures that have returned continuous improvement in service delivery;
  • experience in the development of project plans using Microsoft project or similar;
  • a proven track record in a position in a property services department of a housing or construction organisation and experience of working with a multi-disciplinary workforce including DLO, specialist service suppliers and subcontractors.
  • a well developed understanding of operational services delivery within a large organisation; and
  • a flexible approach to workloads dictated by business needs.

This post also requires applicants to hold a current, valid UK driving licence with the ability to travel throughout the district.

If, after reading the job description, you would like more information about this role please contact Katrina Backhouse, Construction Project Manager on 01977 788635.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.

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