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Refurbishment Project Manager

Up to £54213 per annum Additional Benefits
 
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Paolo Moraldo Managing Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Refurbishment Project Manager to join a West London Local Authority. This will be a permanent position paying £54,213p/a Benefits.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide proactive, highly-organised project management, working as a key part of the team that is transforming Lancaster West into a model estate for the 21st Century
  • Seizing opportunities to maximize a positive legacy for residents, managing building works and sustainability projects, through a multi-million pound refurbishment co-designed with residents, aiming for all homes to be carbon-neutral by 2030.
  • To use data, analysis, and resident input to design and deliver projects that improve the quality of homes and the wider neighbourhood for residents, maximising value within the resources available.
  • To ensure effective management of contracts, partners and workstreams - maintaining budgetary control, managing risks effectively with an exemplary approach to health and safety.
  • Monitor projects and contractors on site to make sure they are delivered to cost, overseeing the work of contractors, operatives and resident liaison officers to deliver major building works projects that meet the diverse needs of the community.

Role Duties

  • Developing and maintaining all project documentation including business cases, project initiation documents, project plans, risk and issue logs, and exception reporting.
  • Building, leading, and motivating project teams in a matrix management environment to deliver the required products while retaining overall responsibility for the delivery
  • To work collaboratively with services to understand their business requirements and to identify and communicate successfully the most effective ways to respond to those requirements, securing buy-in from key managers.
  • Lead on the scoping and specification of projects ensuring that all organisational and statutory requirements are met.
  • Analyse and make recommendations on consultant/contractor design options, feasibility reports and proposals to ensure they meet the project objectives, client requirements and demonstrate value for money.
  • Ascertain client and resident requirements and brief consultants accordingly, ensuring compliance with all business requirements and performance and quality standards.
  • Work effectively with a range of stakeholders to establish and lead project teams to deliver the project to time and budget.
  • Ensure that site checks are undertaken to agree or validate the necessity and accuracy of contractor and consultant work proposals/schedules, quality of work and resident focus.
  • Assist with validating project and contractor valuations and final accounts, to ensure budgets are well managed
  • Monitoring, controlling and reporting on individual projects and budgets to agreed timescales and standards and ensure that continuous improvement activities are conducted in line with RBKC's requirements to ensure that corrective and action plans are implemented where required.
  • Ensure that the projects are delivered within the constraints of CDM requirements and that project specific 'Construction Phase Plans' are reviewed and updated as the projects progress.
  • Work with residents, Resident Associations and RLO's to ensure that resident communication and engagement requirements are met.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across the department and the Council to ensure effective service provision and achievement of corporate objectives, including contributing to business and service planning, risk management and business continuity.
  • Ensure that organisational expectations in relation to complaints handling, resident engagement and equality and diversity are met.
  • Identify and seize opportunities to reduce carbon emissions, in the lifecyle of projects, and in the ongoing use of the blocks and homes we manage
  • Undertake other duties relevant to the nature, scope and level of the role as necessary including attending evening and weekend meetings
  • To lead or contribute to assigned projects; ensuring projects deliver the required products and outcomes within specified criteria in terms of scope, quality, cost and time
  • To ensure high levels of stakeholder engagement and effective communication regarding the changes being implemented. To review existing work practices to include efficiency and effectiveness and reduce costs through effective use of systems and data to deliver an improved customer experience.
  • To ensure effective engagement with residents and other relevant external stakeholders
  • To ensure that resident needs and expectations are identified, and that users are involved in testing customer facing changes.
  • To be fully conversant with all legislative or statutory provisions and the Council's key policies, processes and procedures across a range of high-profile services.

Title: Refurbishment Project Manager

Salary: £54,213p/a Benefits

Location: Kensington, West London

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