Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Project Manager

Project Manager

3 months, on-going, Inside IR35


Job Purpose

Project manager role responsible for delivery of regeneration projects in the Old Kent Road Planning and Growth Team.

Projects are funded by a combination of Future High Streets/Levelling Up, section 106 and council funds.

The projects which the team are delivering include: refurbishment and landscaping of Bramcote Park, public at and lighting at the Old Kent Road railway bridge, pocket park on Murdock Street and renewal of listed mural at the former Kentish Drovers pub.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the delivery of redevelopment and community projects allocated and provide high-level professional, managerial direction and leadership input to make significant impacts within the borough.

  • Meet with business managers and stakeholders, attend management and relevant stakeholder and community meetings, briefings, workshops etc, driving forward change within the organisation, as part of a planned approach to communicating the programme process and securing support for projects objectives and delivery.

  • Manage capital projects, ensuring project delivery on time, within budget and to the highest standards of quality and ensure that all commercial and technical performance standards are achieved.

  • Draw up and maintain project plans, covering all stages of project development and delivery, requiring the co-ordination of different service areas that may have significant impact on areas of the council's operation and other related external services, while gaining the support of all participants through persuasion and negotiation.

  • Monitor and control the progress of projects, identifying and managing associated finances, risks and issues in accordance with best practice in project management principles, addressing and taking corrective action where required to ensure delivery against project plans.

  • Select project participants, with assistance from the Programme Manager; manage project team members and make a substantial contribution to the development of inter-agency working, to secure project achievement and influence future organisational arrangements.

    Project teams will normally include professional staff and specialists outside the post holder's professional remit.

    Commission and manage the work of consultants to provide professional services on the project, as required.

  • Ensure internal and/or external funding sources for projects are identified and secured through funding bids and or approval processes, and manage project budgets and other financial resources associated with the project.

  • Contribute to the development or review of the council's strategic plans affected by the redevelopment projects allocated to the post holder.


  • Relevant professional qualification in project management, construction, architecture, building surveying, (or similar equivalent), or an ability to show that the appropriate experience and knowledge has been achieved to undertake the range of duties

  • Ability to demonstrate full understanding of contracts and delivery in support of physical redevelopment schemes, e.g.

    building contracts, services contracts, leases, licences, party wall and/or similar.

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