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Ref no:
PKC07552
Published:
16/7/2021
Closes:
1/8/2021
Location:
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Salary:
£41,069 - £44,260 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Project Manager, Compliance  PKC07552
£41,069 - £44,260 Fixed Term (for 12 months)
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
The Housing Repairs & Improvements Service are recruiting a Project Manager to manage and monitor the regulatory obligations and statutory requirements of cyclical servicing and maintenance (Compliance) of many systems and items of equipment in the Council's existing housing stock, including domestic dwellings, multi-storey flats and our sheltered housing complexes. These systems and items of equipment include the following: Lifts; Electric Wet Heating Systems; Heat Pumps and Renewable Technologies; Solid Fuel; Water Testing; Asbestos Testing and Removals; Fire Alarms, Emergency Lighting, Fire Fighting Equipment; Lightning Conductors; EPC's; Sprinkler Installations.
The servicing and maintenance of the service areas above are a key part of what the Housing Repairs & Improvements Service are responsible for delivering and tie in with Housing’s wider key strategic priorities. The post holder will normally be based in Pullar House and will currently be working from home; they will be a key member of the Housing Repairs & Improvements Team and will be expected to undertake a range of Project Management duties involving the planning, supervision and delivery of construction related projects to improve the Council's housing stock. The post holder will be responsible for the supervision of a Technical Officer who will assist in the delivery of the servicing and maintenance obligations. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the regulatory obligations and statutory requirements are met through the delivery of the contract works and that standards and targets are met; they will also be responsible for monitoring contractor’s performance against pre-set KPI's. The successful applicant needs to possess good communication and interpersonal skills along with a commitment to Customer Care as many of the duties carried out will involve consultation with tenants and owner occupiers and also liaison with other Council Services, utilities and external agencies. The post holder will also be expected to demonstrate a commitment to Health & Safety.

The Individual

You must have experience of working in a housing, construction or surveying environment with a strong track record of successful project delivery and project management. You must have experience of project management and project planning techniques and be familiar with quality management and financial monitoring processes.  You must have a good knowledge of building construction' be used to working with contract documentation. have a thorough knowledge of the CDM Regulations and be suitably trained to carry out the role of Principal Designer. A current Project Management related qualification (eg. PRINCE2) is essential. As one of the Project Managers within the Housing Improvements Team, your main responsibility will be to manage, monitor and oversee the Servicing and Maintenance contracts for the Council’s housing stock. Your role will be to lead and manage these contracts to ensure that a high standard of statutory compliance, servicing and related repairs are carried out for the Council’s Housing assets. You will also ensure that houses meet the Scottish Housing Quality Standard, including the Energy Efficient Standard for Social Housing (EESSH), and the locally agreed Perth and Kinross Housing Standard. You must have experience of working in Compliance aspects of Servicing and Maintenance of Housing assets, including the management of Servicing and Maintenance (Compliance) contracts that have regulative and legislative requirements for elements such as asbestos management, legionella/water testing, sprinkler installations, firefighting and emergency lighting installations amongst others. Applicants should be effective communicators and have experience of working with Microsoft IT packages including MS Project, and be proficient in the use of Excel spreadsheets. The successful applicant must hold a valid full UK Driving Licence as there will be a requirement to travel to various locations within Perth & Kinross.  
If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Nicola Lennon, Service Manager via email - njlennon@pkc.gov.uk or by calling 07500 128856. 
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer. 
Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss. As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post. 
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development. 
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government. 

 

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