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Posted on: 20 May 2023
About The Job
Salary: £43,516 to £46,549 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time (37 hours per week - Monday to Friday) Hybrid and Flexible Working
Location: County Hall, West Street, Chichester, PO19 1RQ
Are you excited by the challenge of delivering demanding construction/building projects?
If this sounds like the type of challenge, you are looking for then this is your opportunity to join our Economy Planning and Place team and help make a difference to the lives of our residents within West Sussex.
All West Sussex County Council (WSCC) employees have a WSCC location as their contractual work location, however we do operate a 'Smarter working' approach, this is something that you agree locally with your manager, for what works best for you, your role and your team. More details will be shared once you start working.
In this role, you will confidently deliver a full client-side project management service including provision of construction/property professional and technical advice on building projects under your control.
You will manage a portfolio of high risk/high value building capital contracts, ensuring compliance with County Council Standing Orders and Corporate Strategy requirements.
You will play a key part in project managing the Council's outsourced Multi-Disciplinary Consultant (MDC) and other contractors on any given building project to effectively deliver a pre and post contract service.
You will work directly alongside our Economy Planning and Place team, so you will have excellent communication skills and be and be adept at finding solutions and thinking on your feet.
Effective people management skills will be at the forefront of the skills you possess, you will also have prior experience of project management with great budgeting skills!
Alongside a supportive team, you will have the ability to provide direction, build and maintain great working relationships with the team and key stakeholders alike!
Do you have experience in creating strategic contract management? Can you successfully problem solve?
If so, we'd love to hear from you!
For more information on the Key Skills as well as the Qualifications and/or experience required, please refer to the Job Description attached.
Rewards and Benefits
Here at West Sussex County Council we care about wellbeing, allowing time for celebrating our teams' efforts, and developing our team to be the best they can be. Alongside this, we also offer the below benefits.
For a full list this can be found at our Rewards and Benefits page.
To apply you will need to complete our application form and upload your CV, in the application you will highlight your skills and experience that you can bring to the role ensuring that any gaps in employment are covered in your CV. Please ensure you have saved the job description attached to the main advert on our website as, once the job has closed, you may not have the opportunity to download again.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory references and health check.
West Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer committed to promoting an environment that is inclusive and free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of its people. We actively welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and take every possible step to ensure that no individual will be disadvantaged.
For information regarding your eligibility to apply for this role under our Disability or Veteran's Guaranteed Interview Scheme, this can be found on our application help page.
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