Vacancy details

Senior Project Officer

Reference W126/22
Location Wakefield District, Hybrid working with a minimum of two office working days.
Salary £36,335 - £39,679
Hours Up to 37 Hours
Closing Date 19 August 2022
Contact John Hughes, Investment Delivery Manager on 07766781595.

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

What you’ll be doing:

In this role you will manage the delivery of the organisation’s capital investment programme which over 5 years has a value of 155 million pounds, ensuring all necessary information is in place to commence ensuring the principal contractor is in a position to undertake the works in accordance with agreed timescales, budgets and deliver them to agreed standards and specification. The workstreams and projects you will be responsible for include Roofing and environmental works which make a huge difference to our residents homes and our estates. Your will be involved in these exciting projects from concept, through pre construction working in a small team to develop a pipeline of projects as well as overseeing the construction phase which is delivered by WDH’s in house principal contractor.

Please see attached documents on our Team Plan, Business Strategy, Asset Management Strategic Plan 2021-2025 and Sustainability Plan 2020-2025.

What we're looking for:

  • a qualification at Level 4 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework;
  • 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;
  • knowledge and practical experience of Project Management to deliver projects using project management software as a tool do this;
  • a proven track record in a position in a property services department of a housing or construction organisation;
  • experience in the delivery of investment programmes through partnering arrangements;
  • a well-developed understanding of client/contractor functions delivering investment programmes within a large organisation; and
  • a flexible approach to workloads dictated by business needs.

For more details on what we’re looking for in this role, download the job description within the related documents section.

For more information or an informal chat about the position please contact John Hughes, Investment Delivery Manager on 07766781595.

Please note: Interviews are scheduled for Friday 2 September 2022.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) + statutory bank holidays;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (15.7% employer contribution);
  • happy to talk flexible working, including options for hybrid working, reduced hours, compressed hours or other flexible working patterns;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • 1 day to take part in our Volunteering Scheme; and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

You can contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@wdh.co.uk.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.