Project Manager Planned Maintenance - Flexible Working Available
L&Q is seeking a skilled and experienced Project Manager to join the Planned Maintenance Service Deliver team. This role reports to a Portfolio Manager.
You will be responsible for the management of planned maintenance projects with a value of between £2m and £8m per annum. You will need a sound technical knowledge of housing construction and repair and be aware of the latest Building Regulations and Health and Safety Legislation relating to delivering housing refurbishment works.
Day to day responsibilities of the role will entail delivering a portfolio of projects to the required quality whilst maintaining high levels of customer service, within time and budgetary targets. Undertake stock condition surveys using L&Q’s survey tool mobility solution. Projects may include but are not limited to, cyclical decorations, window & door renewal, fire risk assessment building works, external projects including roofs and structural elements, supported housing projects and internals refurbishments projects along with a number of smaller projects
An understanding of the challenges of delivering major refurbishment works in a residential environment is essential. Proven experience and knowledge of delivering these types of improvement project is essential.
Excellent communication and customer services skills are essential requirements of this role as you will be dealing with both internal and external customers. You will need to be able to confidently use the full range of Microsoft Office software packages including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Ability to use Microsoft Project is desirable.
L&Q also have their own inhouse project management systems – upon which the appointed candidate will receive full training.
You must possess excellent project management and contract administration skills along with your proven initiative, innovative and positive approach. You will need to ensure that the tough quality standards we expect are met and drive constant improvement in the services delivered by the Programme Management Team.
To be shortlisted you must be able to clearly demonstrate the following:
· Experience of planned works and largescale projects within the housing sector
· Proven experience of management various forms of contracts such as TPC and JCT
· Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
· Financial awareness within a project management setting
· Demonstrate a high level of influencing and communicating with stakeholders at all levels
· Customer focused, resident focused
· Competent use the full suite of Ms Office packages including MS Project
If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people’s lives, then please apply without delay.
At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.
In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.
We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.
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