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Leicester. It’s a place, a city, but there’s also something much more here. We’re a family and a community. When we work together to design and build here, we deliver more than projects or programmes - we’re providing a valuable platform to connect people to the deep history and rich culture within Leicester.
We are now recruiting individuals who want to be a part of a brand new specialist team, that will work together to deliver the most interesting and unique projects across Leicester. This will be the start of a new chapter that will help shape the future of this great city.
We are looking for professionals from all sectors, who can bring their depth and experience to the team as we take Leicester City forward together.
In this role you will expedite, commission, implement and manage the effective project delivery of the Authority’s construction projects as well as lead and motivate to deliver programmes and projects.
Direct, implement and manage appropriate procurement delivery solutions
Appraise, develop and implement robust and effective project/contract management/business management protocols and procedures.
Commission, negotiate and manage external specialist support whenever required for the delivery of projects
Advise and develop option appraisals and/or technical requirements, proposing pragmatic and practical solutions
Manage, support and motivate the project team
Undertake continued analysis of project risks
Exceptional organisational skills.
Ability to capture, analyse, devise & deliver project information to a range of audiences.
Ability to manage complex projects providing an all-inclusive overseeing, resourceful and rational leadership governance role to project delivery providing practicable and pragmatic direction.
Proficiency in the use of ICT including: email and internet; word, excel, database and presentation packages, property asset and project management database systems and project management software.
Excellent analytical, communication, presentation, negotiation, organisation and management skills.
4 Full-Time, Permanent posts
Salary: £42,683 - £45,591 per annum
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Richard Sword, Capital Programme Director on 0116 454 1628
Job Ref: LCC00691
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.
* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.
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