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Head of Minor Capital Programmes

Business & Corporate Services


Manchester City Council

Position Title: Head of Minor Capital Programmes
Salary: SS2 £68,526 to £74,175 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Work Location: Town Hall Extension, off Mount Street, City Centre, Manchester, M2 5DB
Reference: SR194864/CS
Closing date: Sunday 21 July 2019
Assessment Centre / Interviews: Wednesday 31 July 2019

The Capital Programmes Division is looking for an experienced professional, with proven construction experience to join a dynamic service within the Council delivering a variety of projects and programmes on behalf of the Council to contribute to the ongoing growth, delivery and development of the City Strategy.

The Capital Programme Division reports to the City Treasurer and is responsible for developing and delivering Major and Minor Capital Programmes across the City. The current value of the programme is £140m pa.
The construction projects undertaken by the service are diverse and for example include works relating to the maintenance of schools, art galleries, parks, listed buildings, leisure complexes, outdoor Christmas markets, community resource centres and the public realm.

We require a suitably qualified and experienced construction management professional to strategically lead, direct and manage the Minor Capital Programmes group function working a cross a diverse portfolio of works. This is a senior management and leadership role and will involve overseeing the commercial management, building surveying and M&E functions with the group and ensuring that the necessary governance arrangements are in place whilst providing a link to construction projects clients.

You will have extensive demonstrable operational experience in a multi-disciplinary professional services environment coordinating and delivering a variety of construction projects on time, budget and required quality

You will also be able to demonstrate experience of leading teams, pre-contract, post contract and cost planning within a construction environment with demonstrable knowledge of working with both JCT and NEC contracts and contract administration.

If you have the above experience and skills and would like to work in a dynamic and interesting environment we would like to hear from you.

As well as completing the application form candidates are asked to upload their current CV & expression of interest.

Previous unsuccessful applicants need not apply

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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application deadline

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21st Jul 2019

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