Would you like to be part of the team tasked with delivering one of the most exciting, high profile and complex projects Medway Council has ever embarked upon? The Housing Infrastructure Fund New routes to Good Growth £170m project will fund the physical transport and environmental infrastructure required to unlock potential new development on the Hoo Peninsula in Medway of up to 12,100 new homes by 2043.
We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic individuals, not just from a project background, but also people who will be able to apply the transferable skills perfected from your careers so far, to provide project support to the team of programme managers across this unique regeneration project, which includes physical enhancements to the existing roads, railway and environment on the peninsula.
You will provide support for all aspects of the projects including updating and reporting of project plans and finances to keep funders and stakeholders up to date with progress; an excellent communicator you will be comfortable presenting to a diverse range of stakeholders from elected members to local residents. You must also be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and well-developed interpersonal skills to undertake the role with a strong emphasis on team working, as well as an ability to work using your own initiative.
Does this sound like you?
Please apply today telling us why you should join the team
Interviews will be held on 25, 26 or 27 January 2021
In return we offer you:
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Generous local government pension scheme package
- Access to wider training and development qualifications
- Flexible working scheme
- Travel plan discounts
- Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
- Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
- The Government has introduced new ways of supporting parents with childcare costs. Further details are available here: - https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/
Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.
Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.
We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.
Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.
Please note that in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines, in regards to social distancing, all interviews are likely to be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, if your application is successfully shortlisted.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile
Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement
Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age
For further information please refer to the Medway information pack available as a download or to view online
Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.
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We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.