Project Manager (Full-Time)
PO4 (Salary GBP41,601 - GBP43,503 pa)
1 x Permanent Post
1 x Two Year Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity
Hackney is London's most diverse borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth yet with one of the highest provisions of green spaces in the inner London area. We have some of the best schools and transport connections and are known around the world for our thriving cultural and tech sectors. The excellent public services we provide prompted the LGC to name us Council of the Last Twenty Years.
Hackney Council is looking for someone to manage a variety projects that will benefit our borough. As Project Manager, you will be responsible for turning ideas into finished solutions. You will lead projects of varying sizes with a focus on leisure, libraries, museums and green space. This is an important part of our work to make Hackney a place for everyone.
Day to day, you will carry out site visits and meetings across Hackney and beyond. You will spend time planning and delivering projects - ensuring we operate within relevant statutory, legal and procurement frameworks. You will be managing budgets and will need to demonstrate a sound understanding of contract and financial management, as well as other technical issues we face.
To thrive in this role, you should have strong influencing skills and sound judgement. We need someone who can motivate people, including contractors, and encourage them to strive for excellence. You must understand the planning application process and ideally have worked for a local authority. You should have worked on capital projects as well as physical builds. This role would suit a project officer ready for career progression. Ideally, you will also have a project management qualification.
At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation. If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please visit our website via the button below to apply.
When applying for this role, there will be competency based questions within the application form to complete. Please ensure these questions are completed. A supporting statement is not required.
Closing date: 18 July 2018 (22:59pm).
We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome applicants with a broad diversity of talent and those who are interested in flexible working arrangements.