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Project Manager (Accommodation)

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £39,186 to £45,411 per annum (Grade J)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/07/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you an experienced Project Manager with a passion for delivering high-quality services? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment? If so, West Berkshire Council has an exciting opportunity for you to join our Accommodation Review Programme as a Project Manager.

Reporting to the Accommodation Review Programme Manager, you will play a key role in the successful delivery of the programme, ensuring the effective management and coordination of accommodation projects across the council.

You will work collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels, including elected members, to drive forward improvements and achieve positive outcomes for our residents.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in project management, ideally within a public
  • sector or local government setting
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and
  • inspire project teams
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities
  • A proactive and solution-focused approach to problem-solving
  • A track record of delivering projects
  • on time and within budget

Please note this role is fixed term for a year after start date – Funding limited project

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 29 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

This post is a Sensitive Post for the purpose of the Local Government Housing Act 1989 and the post-holder is therefore restricted from engaging in any prescribed political activities. In summary, this means that you are prohibited from holding political office and from involvement in any political activity within or outside the workplace. Full details of the restrictions can be found in the Council’s Policy and Guidance on Politically Restricted Posts.

Interview date: 19th July 2024

To learn more about the role, please contact Stacey Bradshaw on 07875667833 or email Stacey. Bradshaw1@westberks.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

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