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Capital Programme Project Manager

£300 to £350 Per Day
Job Type
11 Jun 2024

Capital Programme Project Manager

£400 - £450 per day Umbrella


Newham, London

We are currently on the lookout for an experienced ands motivated Capital Programme Project Manager to join our team in Newham.

The Role:

  • To manage a programme of major housing Capital and improvement projects, of up to around £5 million p.a., in value, from identification through to completion, including development, planning, briefing, co-ordination, monitoring and control, usually within a 'partnering' relationship, so as to secure effective outcomes which meet Newham Council's objectives.
  • To lead the project teams ensuring all members surpass their role and obligations as set out in any SLA or contractual agreement.
  • To critically analyse data produced by the project team members to obtain qualified justifications for any proposed works and their associated costs whilst ensuring records are appropriately kept of the complete process.
  • To ensure the project team carry out project feasibilities and appraisals using suitable techniques to ensure the options provided clearly justify the reason for the works their costs and the impact on both the council and leaseholders.
  • To manage the development of collaborative working with chosen contractors and strategic alliance partners, co-ordinating and integrating essential activities such as supply chain management, specification development, and consultation with residents.
  • To develop project specific briefs to ensure all projects meet Newham Council's' objectives and comply with the contractual terms of any agreement to ensure best value in cost, performance, quality and future maintenance.
  • To ensure the project team adopts and undertakes the RIBA Planned Work approach when consulting with residents and other stakeholders throughout the life of the project from the development of initial feasibilities and final proposals, through the design stage and the execution of work, to final feedback and assessment of satisfaction with the project outcome.
  • To interface and manage the relationship between residents, the contractor and the consultant to ensure all team members and other stakeholders engage with residents as necessary so the project teams meet Newham Council's objective of maximising consultation and reducing complaints.
  • To convene, chair project team meetings in accordance with agreed project programmes and to monitor, record and report all aspects of project progress and to respond to questions from residents, members and other stakeholders.

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in managing capital projects, preferably within a public sector or local government context.
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and best practices.
  • Excellent budgeting, financial management, and cost control skills.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to challenges.
  • Understanding of relevant health and safety regulations and building codes.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in our Capital Programme Project Manager role. Please submit your application via the contact details provided and you will be contacted with further information about this opportunity or email your CV to me directly; or call me on;

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  • Job Reference: 1354597003-2
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Novax Recruitment
    Novax Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £300 to £350 Per Day
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent