Housing Projects Team Leader

Reading, Berkshire
£44,697 up to £49,970 per annum 
14 May 2018
10 Jun 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Job Title: Housing Projects Team Leader 
Job Ref: NBH0215 
Location: Bennet Road
Salary: Grade RG8 to RG9 (scp 49 - 54) from £44,697 up to £49,970 per annum 
DBS Type: None 
Occupation Type: Housing, Neighbourhood Services
Job Advert: Full-time, 37 hours per week, (Monday - Friday), Permanent

Here at Reading, we want people to enjoy a great quality of life - whether it's those who live in the Borough or the colleagues who choose to work with us. So what does that mean for you?

It means a superb range of benefits to start with. There are flexible working options, as well as free parking, paid professional membership, an excellent pension, the ability to purchase additional leave and more.  That's not to mention structured learning and development to help you achieve your professional goals.

There's plenty on offer outside of work too. Set in the thriving Thames Valley, Reading is surrounded by beautiful countryside and attractive villages. This prosperous and growing town provides a rich mix of museums and heritage, vibrant nightlife with great places to eat and drink, a diverse music scene and excellent sports facilities.

Your job itself offers real variety and involvement in a wide range of exciting projects. We're working hard to improve disadvantaged areas and enhance people's lives across the Borough - Reading Borough Council's Housing Property Services manages a significant portfolio of residential property, from Victorian Terrace Houses, through to High Rise Flats and Modern Care facilities. Works range from minor day today repairs, to multi million pound refurbishments and redevelopment.

You will need to be a good communicator with a proven background in building maintenance, construction and project management, with proven experience of managing staff. You will hold a professional building surveying qualification preferably to MCIOB or MRICS. You will be required to work both independently and as part of a team, liaising with clients to provide a high quality and professional service.

Works will include management of a team of 11 staff, budgetary control of up to GBP 6 million as well as specific project management of various contracts.

You will be contracted to work a 37 hour week and you will be given 24 days paid leave rising to 29 days after five years, there is a contributory local government pension scheme and mileage is paid for business use.

For further information please call Mike Carpenter on 0118 937 3482 or by emailing mike.carpenter@reading.gov.uk

To apply, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

Closing date: 10th June 2018.

Interview date: To be advised.

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