Major Project Delivery Manager

London Borough of Haringey
£75,111 - £87,900
Closing date
7 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Major Project Delivery Manager

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse, vibrant borough and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. The capital construction project delivery programme of £250m+ aims to deliver world class education environments for all our children and young people, outstanding civic amenities, high quality homes and a reduced carbon footprint.

We have huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home. Be part of the change transforming Haringey.

We know that ideas can change the way we deliver our services and make positive, practical impacts on the lives of our residents. That’s why we’re building a community full of energy and creativity, whichever department you work in. If you’re ideas-driven and want to do Haringey proud, this is the place to be.

We are looking for a Major Project Delivery Manager to develop and implement strategic and operational plans to meet political and business requirements and strategic outcomes. Primarily supporting and enhancing the Council’s estate, to realise its strategic regeneration and property-related goals, with direct oversight of all significant capital works (over £250k).

We are looking for someone with proven experience in managing large, complex construction related capital programmes (min. 10 years relevant experience in a project delivery environment within the construction industry, and 3 years senior project manager). You will be an excellent manager of people and resources with a track record of delivering complex projects and programmes. You will have an in depth understanding and experience of the local authority construction environment, including in relation to initiating and managing construction contracts, finance, governance, and the policy, regulatory, financial and procurement framework which underpins a Council’s construction programmes (including OJEU and Frameworks). You will have a proven track record of managing revenue and capital budgets (including maintenance of financial records /systems, budget allocations, fee recharges, and identifying opportunities for cost savings.

Working here isn’t just about the sense of fulfilment you’ll get from your work – Haringey the place has a huge amount to offer. Not only do our fantastic transport connections mean we are just minutes away from central London, but there is also so much to do in the borough itself. Haringey buzzes with entertainment, attitude, artistic and cultural life – through its pubs, clubs, cinemas, theatres, arts centres, community groups and even festivals.

Everybody who works for Haringey Council helps to make our vision for an even better Haringey a reality. Our values – Human, Ambitious, Accountable and Professional – will help us to achieve our ambitions.

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