Senior National Project Manager

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
09 Feb 2018
Closes
09 Mar 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job description

Working with our historic properties and monuments portfolios makes for a varied and unique place to come to work. No two days are the same so be prepared to work in a dynamic and challenging environment with some of the best views in the country. The National Projects Team are responsible for the planning and delivery of all major projects carried out across the English Heritage Estate, including maintenance, repair and conservation projects and capital investment projects to inspire our visitors and enhance their experience of our sites.

As a Senior National Project Manager you will use your professional skills and experience to ensure that a range of projects including some of the larger and more complex projects within the EH project portfolio are delivered on time, on budget and to agreed standards. You will lead and inspire in-house and external teams to work together to look after the estate. The location of this role could be Swindon, Guildford, Cambridge or London based in a Territory office and will require frequent travel to various sites.

Professional Project Management will be the key to your success coupled with your knowledge of complex historic buildings and heritage projects. Your understanding of commercial drivers for capital projects and previous experience of working with multiple funders is also essential.

You will be a natural leader with proven team management skills and a confident communicator.

Your aptitude for problem solving will stand you in good stead to help overcome the day to day challenges this role will bring and enable you to manage the unexpected when it arises.

Current and working knowledge of the relevant health & safety legislation and other statutory requirements will also be needed and you will hold a Degree or post graduate qualification in a building or construction discipline.

English Heritage cares for over 400 historic monuments, buildings and places across the UK. We champion historic places, helping people to understand, care for and enjoy them, now and for future generations. We'd love you to join us and play your very own part in our vision to become a thriving and well-loved charity.

English Heritage offers a competitive salary, a generous pension scheme, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and other financial and non-financial lifestyle benefits.