• Reference: PX36
  • Salary: £35,035.00 - £45,622.00 per annum
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Posted on: 05 November 2021
  • Interview date: -
  • Division: Major Projects and Commercial
  • Positions: 1
  • Grade: I - K
  • Working hours: 37 per week
  • Closing date: 05 December 2021
  • Location: Town Hall, Crawley
  • Category: Projects
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About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Built Environment team to contract manage the council’s own-build housing programme and to assist with delivering civil engineering, public realm, community, and other various capital and revenue based projects.

The post holder will be responsible for all aspects associated with the preparation, design, supervision, construction, financial control and certification of construction and civil engineering works undertaken within the individual projects allocated, including liaison with officers of other directorates, the Highway Authority, and other bodies as necessary.

With the proposed updates to building regulations and the council’s commitment to zero carbon, the post holder will need to be innovative and work with design teams to progress schemes to achieve these various standards. 

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

As a member of MCIOB, MICE or RICS or similar, you will have programme, technical, and project management experience on a varied range of projects. 

Additional information

A full current UK driving licence is required.

Essential User Car Allowance (currently under review).

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

A professional qualification such as MCIOB, MICE or RICS or similar. 

A minimum of one month’s notice required on either side. Two Months on Scale K.

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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