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Full time: 37 Hours per week
Salary: £34,788- £37,849
Location: Based in Tiverton

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Property Services team, delivering a range of projects across our corporate and commercial property portfolio. We are looking for a projects officer who has a wealth of knowledge in the main contracting market.

As an experienced project officer, you will:

  • Successfully manage allocated multidisciplinary projects and their associated activities from conception through to completion
  • Delivering work that meets project requirements
  • Achieve customer satisfaction

You will have experience of NEC/JCT construction contracts and educated to degree or HNC/HND level in a relevant technical discipline with the ability of using AutoCAD. You will have proven experience of managing contractors within a traditional construction project and you will have a good understanding of commercial issues affecting project performance. You will be managing budgets and will need to demonstrate a sound understanding of contract and financial management as well as other technical issues that may arise during a project. This role will also carry out building condition surveys and the Councils life cycle programme of works and supporting the Group Manager on work associated with managing the Council’s carbon footprint.

You will have highly developed communication skills and excellent planning, organisation skills, skilled negotiator and be a creative thinker and have the ability to build positive working relationships within the organisation with colleagues at all levels.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, contact Andrew Busby, Group Manager Corporate Property and Commercial Assets on 01884 234948.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE 24 September 2019 at 1.00pm

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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