Project Manager - Govt/Local Govt - Property

Location
England
Salary
£405 Per Day
Posted
16 Nov 2017
Closes
14 Dec 2017
Ref
25424GPU
Contact
Ali Kidman
Job Type
Contract

• Job Title: Project Manager – 25424 – Govt Prop Unit (GPU)
• Daily Pay Rates: £405 Ltd
• Hours: Daily 7.4 / Weekly 37
• Location: Nationwide
• Contract Length: 4 months/ad hoc
• Security Clearance Level Required: BPSS(DS)
We are looking for a Project Manager with Government/Local Government Property experience, a willingness to travel and be flexible on working hours.  Detail below.

One Public Estate (OPE) is a pioneering initiative developed and delivered in partnership between the Government Property Unit (GPU) and the Local Government Association (LGA). Created in 2013, it channels funding and support through councils to deliver ambitious property-based projects in collaboration with central government departments and wider public sector partners. Experts recruited to the Pool of Experts will be required for periods dictated by need and a no-notice call-off period will be in place to support projects across the One Public Estate programme. Positions are not full time or permanent and would suit those looking to undertake work on an ad-hoc basis and across a wide geographical area
This post is working as part of the One Public Estate programme Pool of Experts and is therefore based across a wide range of English councils in all English regions.
You will be required for periods dictated by project need and would therefore suit those looking to undertake work on a flexible basis across a regional area. A no-notice call-off period will be in place.

You will :

  • Manage delivery plans, taking appropriate steps to prepare and execute tasks on time and to standard, and taking project/programme dependencies into account.
  • Apply programme and project management principles to manage the deployment of all aspects of projects including, for example, design, delivery, technical build, testing, and implementation.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products, outputs and outcomes and to appropriately manage resources and costs.
  • Operate as a full member of the local OPE partnership team and build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships with wider partners, overseeing projects/programmes from a high level plan through to Go Live and BAU.
  • Need to work closely with Cabinet Office and the LGA as part of the national OPE programme.

Experience required :

  • Awareness and understanding of the key current Government policies and priorities on housing and receipts and the contribution of the public sector in delivering these.
  • An understanding of One Public Estate programme.
  • An understanding of the economics of land and the application of this to programme performance and delivery.
  • Experience of producing briefings for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Taking a strategic view of how property impacts on the business objectives of the organisation.
  • Providing professional assurance for their own work.
  • Managing complex technical risks and decisions and seeking specialist expertise as necessary.
  • Communicating effectively to stakeholders and diverse audiences on professional matters.
  • Maintaining up-to-date property sector knowledge, demonstrating commercial awareness and applying knowledge, experience and skills effectively.

If you are a Project Manager & meet the experience required above please call/mail me asap.  Thank you. 
Ali/Number 8 Resourcing Ltd

Please don’t apply if you don’t have the experience!