Project Manager

Regulator of Social Housing
Manchester, Leeds, and Birmingham.
£46,718 to £51,635
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Homes and Asset Management, Project management
Salary Band
£30,000 to £60,000, £40,000 - £49,999, £50,000 - £59,999
Full Time
Organisation Type
Other Organisation Type
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The successful candidate will manage corporate projects, specialising in procurement, working with teams throughout the organisation and helping to deliver change where it’s needed.  They will also play an important role in supporting the work of the Project Management Office (PMO) to proactively promote the centre of excellence and help embed the programme and project management framework into everyday practices. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Job Description (the successful person will be responsible for):

This role sits within the central PMO, in Finance and Corporate Services, to provide project management support to a wide range of activities working in conjunction with subject matter experts, such as policy development, HR and organisational development.   The successful person will be responsible for managing projects and procurement as part of a standalone piece of work or as part of a programme (working to a Programme Manager) in line with the RSH PM framework.       

Alongside this the role will also be involved in promoting and supporting the PMO, which is a real opportunity for someone to work with the rest of the Programme and Project Team to develop ideas to promote and embed the function.

Responsibilities (In order to complete the responsibilities of this role, the successful candidate will have):

The successful candidate will be able to manage multiple pieces of work at one time and have experience of managing projects a variety of projects with different disciplines, including process and policy development and system implementations with third party suppliers.  Experience of using different methodologies, such as Prince II and agile is required and the right candidate will be able to flex their approach according to the work in hand. 

Due to the size of the organisation (circa 200) this is a role for a person who likes to get involved in a number of different work areas and has a hands-on, collaborative approach to project management, pitching in as needed. Knowledge of continuous improvement processes and experience of using agile techniques/ tools whilst not working in a fully agile environment would be useful.

General Information:


Our staff are currently working to a hybrid model

RSH’s core offices are in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham. Our posts can be successfully carried out from any RSH office unless otherwise specified in the job information.  We offer flexible working arrangements and staff can work from home for part of their hours. Most roles involve some travel within England between our offices, and some roles also involve onsite visits to social housing providers.

In line with Government requirements to reduce the number of Civil Service and NDPB roles based in London, we only advertise roles in London which need to be there for business-critical reasons


Interview dates are due to be held 14/15/16 Dec and will be held via Microsoft Teams.

Benefits and Salary

We offer a range of excellent benefits; information is available on our website.

The salary for this role is a spot salary within the given range, which will normally be the minimum of the range.  Annual salary reviews are determined by the government pay award. In addition, when the probation period is successfully completed, a performance related bonus may be awarded, based on appraisal ratings at the end of the qualifying appraisal year.

Any move to the Regulator from another employer will mean you can no longer access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between government departments. You may however be eligible for other government schemes, including Tax-Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

Things you need to know

Application process

For more information on the role, please see the attached Role Profile.

To apply, please complete the online application form on the RSH careers site detailing your employment, education and training history and provide a supporting statement, which will be used in assessing your application. Guidance on the application process is available on the RSH careers site

Blind shortlisting – We carry out blind short listing for all of our vacancies as part of our commitment to Equality and Diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.

We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, as part of disability confident commitment. 

As an equal opportunities employer we will ensure candidates who reach the bench mark from ethnic minority candidates will be selected for interview.

You should indicate on your application if you want to be considered under these options.  

Successful applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application and interviews held as soon as practical after the closing date.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

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