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Senior Project Manager (Accommodation)
  • Employer: Place
  • Reference: PLA/23/230927
  • Published: Wed 01/03/2023, 16:03 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/03/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: JM4:- £48,587-£53,303 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Clevedon, North Somerset

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Senior Project Manager (Accommodation)

Directorate: Place 

Starting salary: JM4:- £48,587-£53,303 per annum

Location: Based in Castlewood, Clevedon

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term – 2 years

Closing date: Monday 27 March 2023

Could you help plan and deliver sustainable and inclusive growth in North Somerset?

Our newly formed Projects and Property Team is looking to recruit to a Senior Project Manager (Accommodation) who will be vital in supporting the transformation of the core office estate of the council.

The Council is transforming its offices through rationalisation and investment to enable new ways of working; from staff relocation to delivering vacant possessions for redevelopment all aligned to the corporate commitments for an open, fairer, and greener North Somerset. You will be key in driving forward our transformation agenda and delivering sustainable, inclusive, and low carbon growth.

This is an exciting time to be joining North Somerset

The newly formed Projects and Property Service will be front and centre in delivering a wide range of transformational projects for the council. Supporting and enabling sustainable and inclusive growth and ensuring we maximise the placemaking impact of our projects.

North Somerset Council declared a Climate Emergency with the aim to be carbon neutral by 2030. The Strategy is supported by wider strategic plans and objectives including the Economic Plan and the Joint Local Transport Plan. Offering significant opportunity to be involved in cross council working and to make a significant contribution to meeting carbon neutrality by 2030.

The role will work collaboratively with contractors, colleagues across the organisation, and with our partners in North Somerset, to ensure all our works are well managed and deliver the expected outcomes.

We want to hear from you!

To be successful you will be an accomplished team player who will be an advocate for change and innovation, put customers first, work well with others and get things done.

The Senior Project Manager (Accommodation) will be an advocate for change and developing relationships with colleagues and partners. You will have extensive knowledge and experience in managing suppliers, budgets and resources as well as leading a team. You will have a proven track record of successful project delivery and be responsible for ensuring that the projects you are accountable for deliver to scope and in support of wider programme benefits. This can include leading on communications, risk, procurement, finance, and programme scheduling. 

As well as the chance to take key roles in the council’s most complex and high-profile schemes, the Projects and Property Team will give you opportunities to transfer skills and knowledge learned and take on further responsibilities to progress along your chosen career pathway.

Become part of our team!

We offer a wide range of benefits, to ensure that you are paid fairly for your work, have the flexibility to enjoy a great work/life balance, and have the support you need. Our benefits include an excellent pension scheme, family leave options, flexible working hours, working from home, as well as career progression and training opportunities and becoming part of a friendly and supportive team. More information about our extensive benefits package can be found here;

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Martin O’Neil, Development Programme Manager on 07769 163921.

Visit to download an application pack and apply online.

Anticipated interview date: To be confirmed.

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.