Project Delivery Manager

Swindon, Wiltshire
£36,411 to £48,639 p.a.
04 Nov 2020
02 Dec 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Project Delivery Manager 

Location: Swindon

Hours: 37

Contract type: Fixed term contract for one year

Salary: £36,411 to £48,639 p.a.

Closing date: 02/12/2020

Job reference: 004860


About Swindon Borough Council

Here in Swindon we understand what matters to our 220,363 residents: an affordable home, good education, job opportunities and quality of life in a great location, as one of the UK’s fastest growing towns.

That is why we are working with partners to deliver our ambitious vision for Swindon so that the borough continues to thrive in the future and benefits from well-managed growth, investment and regeneration.

The Housing Service

This is an opportunity to join one of the leading local authority housing organisations in the Region. Leading with an ambitious £50 million development programme over the next 3 years; leading on innovation with new approaches to solving homelessness and new dynamic approaches to managing compliance; and leading on investment with £75 million identified to invest in our housing stock over the next 5 years. We recognise that to rise to this challenge we need candidates with the potential to develop these programmes and in return, we will invest in your personal development.

About the roles

In order to complete the challenge, we started with the first major review of our Business Plan in 2016 since the inception of self-financing, we have reviewed our management structure, and we now have several key roles available in our Property Maintenance team.  These roles are key to our ambitious vision and service transformation. 

You will work in conjunction with the investment manager to implement and lead on the mobilisation of contractors and contract administration for the delivery of capital and planned maintenance programmes of work. 

Managing a team of technical officers, you will ensure that contract administration is carried out to industry standard and ensure that all works are delivered to the highest standard, in line with contractual documentation, budget and timescales.

This is an ideal opportunity for you to make your mark in a challenging and rewarding environment where we actively encourage you to develop and achieve your professional goals. 

In return for your skills, we offer: 

•    Flexible working 
•    Minimum of 25 days’ holiday
•    A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme
•    Purchase of annual leave
•    Leisure Discounts/ Legal Services discounts
•    Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

If you feel your experience and/or ambition matches this exciting role, then we would like to hear from you.

If you would like to know more about this role please contact Liam O’Flynn, Investment Manager, Housing & Property Maintenance,

If you are experiencing technical issues submitting your application please email