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Buildings and Project Officer

Bodicote House, Banbury
£45,245.50 - £50,046.00 per annum
Closing date
11 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager, Surveyor - Building

The Job:

In our newly created property structure, we are looking for an exceptional candidate to assist with the operational delivery of the CDC Capital and Special Projects Services and be solely responsible for a case load of minor projects, capital and revenue repairs. Managing activities led by external professional consultants, ensuring project teams are focused and building strong relationships with stakeholders will all be regular high priority responsibilities.

The use of a full suite of high quality and cohesive project documentation will be essential, alongside the ability to ensure projects are affordable, producing robust cost forecasts at all stages.

This role is key to manage all activities led by the external professional services consultants. Ensure project teams are focused, motivated, fully understands the milestones, timetable and critical issues and risks of the project.

The Person:

You will have a Building degree or other technical construction qualification, coupled with project management demonstrable experience and membership of a professional body.

You will have experience of Building or Project Management in a corporate environment with multiple sites. You will have operated in a multi-disciplinary, high profile, political environment managing multi-million-pound capital budgets.

We are looking for a personally effective role model who will go the extra mile to achieve service excellence. You will have an adaptable style with persuasion skills to develop and maintain complex relationships often with differing perspectives.

The Benefits:

The Council is an equal opportunities employer. We offer agile working, which means we don’t have a rigid work location. Our staff work from home and in the office to suit the business need. Other benefits include:

  • A generous annual leave entitlement 27 days + Bank holidays
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (Including Employer Contribution)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual Flu Vaccination
  • £25 Annual eye test voucher
  • Incremental pay award (awarded annually in April after one years’ service)
  • Flexible working policy

Closing date: 11 August 2024.

Interview date: TBC

For more information, please contact Christopher Hill - Capital & Special Projects Manager on 07599 707071 or

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