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Assistant Project Manager

Employer
Brent Council
Location
Brent, London (Greater)
Salary
£43,860 - £46,839 p.a. inc.
Closing date
16 Jan 2022

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Job Description

Salary range: £43,860 - £46,839 p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: South Kilburn, Civic centre and other locations from time to time

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.

South Kilburn Estate Regeneration is managed by a small high achieving team with varying experience and knowledge.  The masterplan sets out the development of over 2500 homes, community infrastructure and public realm improvements over a 15 year period.  We are about half way through this ambitious programme and are looking for a new Assistant Project Manager to join the team.

The Post

An Assistant Project Manager is required for residential focused developments across an estate regeneration programme, the successful candidate will be involved in a variety of projects ranging from preparing sites for development, assisting in the procurement of developer partners and consultants, through to engaging with local residents and tenants at public meetings. In short you will cover the full spectrum of tasks within regeneration, each project is different and a range of skills are essential. The post holder will be assigned specific projects and will support a Senior Project Manager in bringing forward successful schemes with the overall goal of delivering new homes for Brent residents.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of project management techniques and the ability to understand design and financial information. You should have an understanding of good housing design, development challenges and planning issues. You will have the ability to work under pressure to deliver against project milestones.  You will also have the ability to communicate complex issues in a clear manner, both verbally and in writing to internal and external parties. The role is varied and challenging so an ability to work on a number of projects and issues at the same time will be essential, flexibility will also be required as you are likely to work in various locations and on a range of tasks.

Closing date: 16 January 2022 (23:00)

Additional Information

 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, the role is based at home as well as in the office locations listed above as the job requires.

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 recruitment@brent.gov.uk

Job Description 

 Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.  But please include for each of the requirements in the Job Description how you meet them.

About Us

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  recruitment@brent.gov.uk .  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.

Company

What make us different?

Brent has a diverse artistic community, a wide range of cultural activities and award-winning parks. Each community in Brent has its own cultural celebrations including one of Europe's biggest Irish festivals and the Hindu Diwali festival, which attracts around 40,000 people each year. The borough is home to 'Mahogany', the innovative designer for carnival and theatrical costumes and the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn. Brent, located in the northwest of Greater London, is one of London's most diverse boroughs.

Great values!

Brent It is one of the most culturally and racially diverse of all local authorities in England and Wales. Brent is working to be a safer, more attractive and more environmentally-friendly borough, with great opportunities for people to work and thrive.
 
Why work for Brent?

  •  Good road and rail links into central London.  Competent and skilled work teams.  A trusting working environment.  Very attractive pension arrangements. Salary progression. Free season ticket loan scheme. 


Would you like to work in a diverse and cultural environment?

Brent may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

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Telephone
020 8937 1234
Location
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley
HA9 0FJ
GB
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