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Planned Works Project Manager

Ocean Edge Executive Search
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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We are working with a leading housing association dedicated to providing excellent service and support to residents. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Manager for Planned Works for a temporary contract. If you are passionate about delivering top-notch projects and making a tangible difference in the community, we want to hear from you!

Key Accountabilities:

As a Project Manager - Planned Works, you will:

- Support the Planned Works Programme Manager (PWPM) in delivering effective programmes that achieve outstanding results for our customers.

- Contribute to the successful delivery of investment projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget.

- Maintain comprehensive records and information systems covering project delivery, service planning, KPIs, and benchmarking.

- Engage with residents to foster a customer-centric service.

- Attend and actively participate in contractor progress meetings, reviewing performance, and producing detailed reports and minutes.

- Collate handover information from contractors.

- Gather information and provide recommendations for future asset programmes.

- Collaborate across teams to resolve resident complaints and enhance the overall resident experience.

- Ensure compliance with all Section 20 obligations.

- Manage the quality inspection process of works, including pre-start scoping, in-progress inspections, and post-inspection sign-offs.

- Be flexible to work outside of normal working hours when necessary.

Person Specification:


- Professional qualification in a relevant technical discipline.

- Appropriate academic qualification, such as an HNC in Building Surveying/Construction.

Knowledge & Experience:

- Expertise in the design and specification of cyclical planned and improvement programmes.

- Comprehensive understanding of relevant health and safety legislation, including the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Gas Safety Order 2005, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the Asbestos Regulations 2006 and 2012, the Approved Code of Practice L8, and the Electricity at Work Act, among other regulations and standards.

- Knowledge of general building construction, Planning Regulations, Building Regulations, and the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2010.

- Proficiency in the provisions of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, with experience in leasehold consultation for planned and programmed works contracts.

- Experience managing planned maintenance and programmed contract works services in a social housing environment.

- Strong stakeholder management skills, both internal and external, preferably in a contracting environment, with the ability to foster high levels of customer loyalty and engagement.

- Effective risk management skills, particularly related to void properties.

- Financial awareness and/or budget management experience.

- Good understanding of Decent Homes requirements.

- Highly developed report writing skills with a high degree of literacy and numeracy.

- Excellent IT and data analytical skills, with the ability to analyse data and market trends.

Why Apply?

This is an excellent opportunity to make a real impact in a reputable housing association. You will be part of a dedicated team committed to improving the living standards and experiences of residents. If you meet the qualifications and are ready for a challenging and rewarding role, apply now!

Application Process:

Please submit your CV outlining your relevant experience.

We are looking to appoint to the rapidly and may close the role prior to the closing date if we find a suitable candidate.

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