About this job

Permanent: 37 hours per week
Salary: £34,109 - £37,100

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our 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 multi-disciplinary projects and their associated activities, from conception through to completion
  • Deliver work that meets project requirements
  • Achieve customer satisfaction

You will have experience of NEC/JCT Construction Contracts and be 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 Council's life cycle programme of works.

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

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

To find out more

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

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - HP25 - Corporate Projects Officer

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

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. 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 10 August 2018 at 1.00 pm
POST NUMBER HP25
VACANCY NUMBER 2018049

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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