Project Manager

£57,000 per annum
19 Feb 2021
05 Mar 2021
Consultancy, Other
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has several exciting opportunities as they embark on a transformation project that will shape and create their next generation of housing services.

Their purpose is to provide local affordable homes, so they play their part in solving the UK’s housing crisis. They’ve been a vital part of their communities for over 30 years and truly understand the difference a safe, secure home can make. They want to make it even easier for customers to access their services when and how it suits them. Transforming their business systems and processes, data and information management and shaping a digitally confident workforce are all part of their ambitious programme of change.

It’s a great time to join our client and their passionate team of people, where you can really make a difference.

The role
This is a crucial role for delivering transformational change. The purpose of this role is to take the lead on projects in line with the strategy and team operational plans.
It has the following main responsibilities;
Co-ordinate the project operations, including organisational structures, processes, technical assets and interfaces.
Ensure project deliverables are achieved within budget, on time and regularly monitoring, assessing and reporting on project risks.
Working with key stakeholders, managers and business analysts to identify and develop long term legacy activities to hold and enhance improvement gains, preventing a return to original state.
Ensure the quality and integrity of data used or transferred into other systems.

What they need
For this role you’ll need to have the following skills and experience;
Recognised programme and project management qualification.
Extensive knowledge and experience of successful project management using a selection of recognised methodologies, essential are agile and waterfall.
Evidence of delivering projects in line with time, cost, quality and ultimate operational impact targets.
High level logical reasoning and analytical abilities capable of breaking down and understanding complex issues and business operations and their inter-relationships.
Strong problem-solving skills demonstrating the ability to understand, discuss and present complex issues around planning and delivery of a variety of operational services.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written, with proven ability to set out, analyse and discuss complex issues clearly for a wide audience

Who they are
Our client is a not-for-profit housing association committed to providing affordable local homes for their customers. They have nearly 7,000 homes for affordable rent and shared ownership in Wiltshire, Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset and employ over 300 staff from their offices in Trowbridge and Melksham. They own a repairs and maintenance company.

What they offer
Their main benefits include;
27 days holiday plus bank holidays
2 paid gifted days; one for your birthday and one over Christmas
Buy / sell up to 5 days holiday
Life assurance
Flexible working opportunities - giving you flexibility on how long, where and when you work to support better customer service and promote a work/life balance
Competitive pension (you pay 4%, they pay 9%)
Cycle to work scheme
Dress down Fridays (for office-based colleagues)