Senior Project Manager
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (RBKC) is one of the UK’s leading local authorities and as such owns and manages a prestigious and diverse property portfolio. The Council is investing heavily in its property portfolio with a multi-million capital investment programme currently being delivered by the Council’s Capital Projects Team, part of the Corporate Property Directorate.
The RBKC Capital Projects Team is seeking to make the key appointment of an ambitious Project Manager who is seeking to progress their career in a varied and challenging client side project management role.
Reporting to the Capital Programme Manager, the Senior Project Manager will play a key role in the delivery of the Council's capital programme across its diverse portfolio of properties. You will personally manage a diverse caseload of projects emanating from the programme including education, commercial, municipal, community, leisure, recreation, residential and regeneration schemes. Projects will include refurbishment, redevelopment and new-build schemes typically in the £1m to £10m value range and there will be the opportunity to gain experience on major capital projects valued in excess of £10m.
The successful candidate will have experience of managing a range of projects and project packages from inception to completion. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be proactive, flexible and keen to learn and progress your career in project management. It is essential that the appointed candidate is able to prioritise activities and manage a number of projects concurrently. Experience of managing projects in the commercial, education, public buildings and/or residential sectors would be advantageous but is not essential.
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea offers an attractive benefits package which includes a local government career average pension scheme, TFL zone 1&2 travelcard, support with CPD, annual performance related bonus payments and 30 days annual leave per year, excluding public holidays.
For a confidential discussion and/or the full job description please contact our advisors Marcus May firstname.lastname@example.org or Nick Coppard email@example.com on 0207 959 2368. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Management Recruitment Group has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to them.
Closing date for applications: 7th January 2018