Programme Manager (Chalcots)

Camden London Borough Council
Camden, London (Greater)
Closing date
12 Dec 2021

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Regeneration and Local Economies, Regeneration
Job role
Salary Band
£50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

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.

The Chalcots major works project team is responsible for the procurement and delivery of a complex, high profile £100M worth project, the scope of which consists of the refitting a new cladding system and replacing all external windows across the five towers that make up the estate.

The Role

The post holder will hold operationally responsibility for the delivery of the project including resource allocation, detailed knowledge of the contract, oversee the delivery programme, ensure cost control, lead on the communication plan, including stakeholder consultation and resident engagement e during the delivery phase, lead on effective quality assurance and compliance across the whole project programme.

You will also provide leadership on health and safety policy, ensuring legislative compliance is adhered to. You will also lead on the specific contract management and more general commercial matters in line with the strategic leadership of the Project Director.

You will develop and enhance all associated management processes, procedures and systems – in conjunction with project colleagues and those across Property Management, to ensure that the Council’s statutory duties around project compliance is discharged appropriately and that there is a clear understanding of the legislative context relating to the Council’s statutory obligations on health and safety.

The Chalcots Estate Major Works project team will strive to deliver a best-in-class, high quality example, fire safe, façade project, that will be fully compliant with the references made following Dame Judith Hackitt independent review of the building regulations and proposed new fire safety regulations for high rise buildings.

The post holder will primarily be based on the Chalcots estate.

You will have strong leadership skills and have thorough knowledge of the construction market and the processes to co-ordinate resources and deliver completed projects. You will be competent in the principles of construction programme delivery including Planning considerations, Building Control processes, logistical arrangements, procurement, and contract administration.

You will have a proven track record in the private or public sector to include:

  • Successful track record in delivering complex capital major works projects.
  • Experience of programme planning, monitoring and implementation.
  • Direct management of staff and project consultants in the delivery of projects
  • Financial management including budget preparation, resource planning and monitoring.
  • Stakeholder and partnership management within the public sector or similar environment

To succeed, you will have strong numerical, written and verbal presentation skills.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, 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 or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.


Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

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