Current vacancies – Buildings and Project Officer – Bicester, Oxfordshire

Current vacancies – Buildings and Project Officer

Cherwell District Council

Bicester, Oxfordshire


Job title
Buildings and Project Officer
Service and Directorate
Property, Resources
£43,320.50 – £48,121.00 per annum
Weekly hours
37 hours per week, permanent
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 Surveying degree or other technical construction qualification, coupled with a project management qualification 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
• Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Incremental pay award (awarded annually in April after one years’ service)

Closing date
Sunday 26 March 2023 (11.59pm)
Interview date
Thursday 6 April 2023
Additional information
For more information, please contact Stuart Parkhurst – Capital & Special Projects Manager on 07710 761242. To download a recruitment pack and apply for the post, please visit our website or contact Human Resources on 01295 221767
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