Minor Works Project Manager

Camden, London (Greater)
£41,952 – £48,663 per annum
27 May 2021
13 Jun 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

About us

Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As the Minor Works Manager, you will work within the Facilities Management Team that look after our buildings on day to day basis, keep them safe and clean.

The role

You will play an integral role in implementing strategic delivery of minor works in schools and children’s centres and corporate buildings, where required, arising from condition works and reactive maintenance tasks. You will hold responsibility for providing advice and support to the FM team and schools / children’s centres on all aspects of delivery of minor works and reactive repairs up to £100k. This role is responsible for ensuring that minor building works are planned, managed and delivered to improve educational environments, applying innovation, best practice and best value in commissioning and delivery. 

The key objectives are to ensure educational premises are upgraded to support the Council’s ambition to have the best schools in the country, to identify and work within appropriate budget provision to meet the educational building needs and the Council’s objectives. 

You will hold a qualification in a building construction, building services or project management discipline or equivalent experience along with previous minor works management experience across a range of related fields, progressively increasing in complexity, size and/or value.

With strong leadership skills you will confidently manage a multi-disciplinary team of contractors/consultants on technically complex projects. You will have a proven track record of maintaining works programmes (including those in “live” environment), and administration through all stages of the works including the ability to prepare detailed schedule/scope of works and coordinated tender documentation.

You will have exceptional oral skills with the ability to communicate and provide advice at an operational and strategic level and negotiate and consult effectively with stakeholders, developers, consultants and other relevant parties.

You will bring a high level of analytical, numerical and financial skills with a detailed understanding of managing budgets, monitoring project expenditure, forecasting and project risks.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our property management service offer, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE  

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.