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Project Manager
  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: 983
  • Published: Fri 31/03/2023, 17:56 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/04/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £52,929 - £56,022 p.a. inc.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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Project Manager

Salary range: £52,929 - £56,022 p.a. inc.
Contract: Permanent 
Hours of work: 36 hours per week     
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time    
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
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The Post

You will help deliver the Council’s New Homes programme right from feasibility study to project handover (RIBA stages 1-7). Project management of new schemes, appointment of consultants, contractors, through to start on site and completion/handover of projects. Proactively managing risks, costs, resources and relationships

Key areas of work

  • Involve in the design, planning, procurement, on site, completion and through the defects period.
  • Monitoring and managing development risks on each project
  • Delivering projects of highest quality complying with the latest building regulations
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to deliver exemplar levels of engagement and consultations
  • Ensuring each project meets both budgetary and programme target dates and producing regular reports on the progress of each project
  • Management of consultants to deliver in line with approved fee estimate
  • Project management of mix of residential and mixed-use project usually via Development Agreement, Partnership from inception to completion


The Person

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Project Manager to manage the council’s New Housing Programme, including infill sites and some specific high value projects currently on sites. The role requires astute problem solving and creative thinking skills, good construction management skills. We are also looking for someone who shares our passion to drive improvement, support our values as well as delivery of best practice in the Property and Asset Management Team.

Specific Requirements

  • Degree in Building or construction, or equivalent PM qualification together with relevant experience within the construction / housing industry.
  • Experience and knowledge of legislative context of construction management in a large, diverse and complex organisation.
  • Experience of project management including supervision and management of contractors and consultants.

Closing date:  28 April 2023 (23:00)

Interview date: 11 May 2023

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on