Interim Project Manager (Construction)  | London | £ Neg.
Interim Project Manager (Construction) | London | £ Neg.

Interim Project Manager (Construction) | London | £ Neg.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overall purpose of job:

• Project management of the delivery of construction of the Council’s house building programme; to deliver additional supply of council housing in the borough through regeneration, redevelopment and construction of new-build projects in the Affordable Homes Programme.
• To realise the Council’s development aspirations through the successful delivery of a range of development contracts.
• Act as the lead representative and key project manager of each contract ensuring a quality product is provided for the Council’s residents.
• Ensure the Council’s requirements are met and the interests of the Council are protected with regard to, but not limited to; contractual compliance, programme management, legal requirements, building control, charging, audit, health and safety, and quality.

Key to this is delivering the Council’s priorities, putting residents at the heart of all we do, specifically:

• Establish and maintain relationships with key external partners, designers, contractors, developers, and land agents etc. to construct new affordable housing.
• Work with contactors and consultants, and other external stakeholders to deliver projects in line with the Council’s procedural, legal and external audit requirements. Represent the Council when required at external meetings, consultations etc. Ensuring that a quality product and all schemes are delivered on time, within budget, and to the high quality expected by the Council and our residents.
• Work with internal stakeholders such as housing, sales, finance, asset management, to forecast and realise the successful assimilation of new affordable housing schemes into the wider Council housing stock.
• Partner with the multi-disciplinary teams, in particular development team and design lead to ensure buildability of projects. This includes ensuring any possible maintenance issues are mitigated at design and build stage.
• Monitor and report consistently on works progress to Senior Construction Manager, Design lead and other members of the Housing Delivery Team as appropriate.
• Engage with the Housing Delivery Team and Regeneration to understand business needs and assist with the development and implementation of individual service area plans.
• Ensure council policies and the highest health and safety procedures are followed and met in projects signed off. This includes raising any potential safety issues immediately with Senior Management and advising on appropriate actions to mitigate any risks.
• Implement project monitoring and sign off procedures, leading to continuous improvement in final build outcomes across the Housing Delivery Team and Regeneration.

The post holder reports to the Senior Construction Manager.

The post holder will be in a team with Clerk of Works which will be responsible for the construction delivery and across a £380m housing programme as well as supporting on site delivery across Strategic Estate regeneration sites with a current budget in excess of £150m, with housing schemes ranging from 3 units to 300 units.

The post holder will be responsible for the implementation of a robust costing and valuation framework for all new builds, to meet key objectives set out in the affordable homes programme and the corporate plan.

The post holder may be required to work some evenings, weekends and occasional public holidays in order to meet service requirements and to support appropriate representation of the Council with residents, the Mayor and elected Members, and external bodies.

For more information and a call back, please forward your CV here or call us on: 020 7788 7434.

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