• Reference: NS3
  • Salary: £28,357.00 - £34,833.00 per annum
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Posted on: 30 May 2022
  • Interview date: -
  • Division: Major Projects and Commercial
  • Positions: 1
  • Grade: G - H
  • Working hours: 37 per week
  • Closing date: 26 June 2022
  • Location: Town Hall, Crawley
  • Category: Projects
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About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Built Environment Team as an Assistant Project Manager and to make a real difference to Crawley, its people, and local businesses. 75 years on from its establishment as a new town, Crawley is now a regional powerhouse with more than 114,000 residents, a £6bn economy and Gatwick Airport.

The post holder will be responsible for assisting the delivery of a wide range of capital and revenue projects, including residential new build, civil, flood, non-residential cyclical maintenance, and community-based projects such as play areas. There is already an established team delivering a variety of projects across the borough, the post holder will need to compliment this team and share the same enthusiasm for improving the Crawley area.

This post is an opportunity for someone with an interest in the construction industry and project management, and wanting to develop or progress their career.

The post holder will need to be organised and committed to quality, have the ability to use their own initiative, have some construction knowledge and able to communicate to a variety of audiences.

With the proposed updates to Building Regulations and the council’s commitment to zero carbon, the post holder will need to be innovative and able to work within a team to achieve successful compliant project delivery.

You will work within cross council working groups and have the ambition and motivation to deliver a quality service and build relationships quickly.

Additional information

A full current UK current driving licence is requirement of the role.

Able to travel between sites and to any role-related contacts that may include customers, clients, suppliers, external organisations, and other Local Authorities.

Essential User Car Allowance (currently under review).

Employee benefits

We offer a generous employee benefits package, with a range of discounts, benefits and wellbeing incentives to suit everyone.

Our way of working

Our shared values and behaviours reflect the special nature of our council. We encourage all colleagues to put them into practice, whatever job they do. Take a look to see if we are the perfect match.

Safer recruitment

Crawley Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

How to apply

Click the Apply button to complete your application online. Please ensure that the reference details you supply are for your current or most recent employer and that any gaps in employment are covered on your application form. Please note that CVs will not be accepted without a fully completed application form.

For an informal conversation or further information regarding the role, please email lisa.venn@crawley.gov.uk, Built Environment Manager or call on 01293 438028.

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