Head of Project Management
The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC)
This is your opportunity to help shape Old Oak and Park Royal, the only place where High Speed Two, the Elizabeth Line and Great Western will all connect into one of the largest and best-connected regeneration projects in the UK
Identified as a top priority for the mayor, OPDC is looking to appoint several talented and delivery-focussed professionals as part its ambitious growth plans.
The Development Team leads the strategic regeneration programme that is assembling and driving the delivery of up to 25,000 new homes and new employment space for 56,000 new jobs. Working across both Old Oak Common and Park Royal, we need experienced and energetic team members to help turn our plans into practice.
What we’re looking for
This is a unique opening for individuals with an interest in working across commercial, residential, industrial and infrastructure development. As part of a close-knit team, and working closely with colleagues in government, the GLA, our three host boroughs and local businesses, you will be responsible for projects that could include meanwhile uses and activation; land and property acquisition and the formulation and delivery of major development projects.
You will have experience of development, regeneration and infrastructure projects, preferably in a complex stakeholder environment, as well as relevant project management skills. Ideal candidates will be confident communicators, excellent relationship managers and share our commitment and enthusiasm for regeneration.
Based in our superb new office in Brent Civic Centre, Wembley, you will need strong organisational skills and personal resilience to thrive in a busy and demanding environment but for the right candidates these roles offer excellent opportunities for personal and career development.
This is an exciting and new senior role. Tasked with building and managing a small team of project managers, this role will report to the Director of Projects and have a key part to play in developing OPDC’s project delivery capacity. You and your team will be responsible for delivering a range of projects across the OPDC. You will be responsible for procurement and contract administration for OPDC’s projects, providing robust controls, financial and risk management. Your delivery experience will have been gained within a development or infrastructure environment, managing multiple and often complex projects to time and budget.
We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.
In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.
For an informal conversation regarding these roles, please contact either Ben O’Neill, Development Director at email@example.com or Davena Wilson, Director of Projects at firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please visit our website
Closing date: Sunday 23 January 2022 at 23:59 GMT.
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