Building Exeter Project Manager
We are seeking an individual to co-ordinate the Building Greater Exeter partnership, a new project that covers Exeter and East Devon, which will connect local people to opportunities in the construction sector.
This is a 2 year fixed term, full time position with the opportunity to extend if funding and sponsorship is achieved. You will be based in Exeter, but will be expected to travel in and around the city and East Devon to engage with the construction industry, major developments, planning departments, schools, colleges and other training providers.
You will be the champion for the adoption of the Client Based Approach within Exeter City Council, who are main funders of this post, working with colleagues in planning and procurement to enable this to happen. You will also support and provide guidance to the construction sector in adoption of this approach.
The successful candidate will work in partnership with a range of other organisations and agencies to ensure the successful delivery of the initiative, such as; CITB, JCP, Careers and Enterprise Company, the Community and Voluntary Sector, training providers, schools & colleges, the University, the military and Devon County Council. An effective and strong communicator and leader will be essential to the success of Building Greater Exeter.
The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of project governance to ensure the smooth running and long term success of Building Greater Exeter.
If you are interested in this role, download the job description and person specification to learn more about this exciting new opportunity and how it can support Exeter and East Devon in their growth aspirations.