Senior Project Manager
Join one of the largest Regeneration schemes in London
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The South Kilburn Regeneration Programme aims to transform the area into a sustainable and mixed neighbourhood and create a real sense of place and belonging.
The Masterplan aims to deliver 2,400 new high quality homes of mixed tenure, improved public realm, a new primary school, health facilities, retail facilities, improved environmental standards and a site-wide energy solution.
The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for a number of major capital projects with an emphasis on place making. This challenging and varied role within a small but high achieving team is focused on delivery of an ambitions 15-year estate regeneration programme delivering high quality housing and community infrastructure.
We are looking for an all-round people person who is confident, assertive, bold, questioning, diplomatic, and tactful. Someone who is not be deterred by the difficulties estate regeneration faces but pro-active in finding ways forward. The Senior Project Manager needs to be flexible with a positive approach to change, have a keen eye for detail and be great with budgets and programmes.
You will bring development knowledge and relevant experience to support the whole regeneration process. You should be experienced in dealing with the barriers to development, such as land supply, planning and affordability. As well as experience in the delivery of schemes.
Closing Date: 15 July 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.