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Project Manager - Building Refurbishment

Stevenage Borough Council
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
£51,847 to £53,925 pa includes a market forces supplement of £4,427pa - pro rata for hours worked
Closing date
16 Mar 2024

Job Details


This is an exciting opportunity to join the busy Major Works Delivery Team. Our Project Managers take charge of contracts where the Council is engaged with its partners in refurbishing its housing stock. We are currently managing a range of projects including decent homes, external works such as roofing and insulation as well as major works to the external fabric of our properties.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager with experience in delivering a large Major Refurbishment working with a main contractor under a TPC form of contract. You will be delivering new roofs, cladding, insulation, windows, door entry systems, electrical works, redecorations as well as external ground and environmental works. 

You will report to the Programme Manager and be supported in this role by a Clerk of Works who reports directly to this role. This role requires leadership and an assertive confident, individual who is also engaging, diplomatic and an excellent communicator with contractors, residents and other stakeholders. The post holder will be required to produce clear concise reports with supporting data and must be able to analyse data and information provided by our partner contractors and consultants. You will also be required to lead, question, provide technical advice as well as find solutions for obstacles to the delivery of your projects.


You will have:

  • Previous experience of managing staff and contractors under both TPC and/or JCT forms of contract.
  • Carried out consultation with leaseholders and other residents as part of the Section 20 process.  
  • Worked in a local authority, housing association or large private sector landlord environment while delivering services of a similar nature.
  • Experience of providing reports and briefing councillors committee and board members.
  • Ability to set and monitor key performance indicators carrying out checks and audits of work and providing information to auditors.
  • Ability to analyse and certify accounts for payment, managing and paying for the services provided by consultants.


  • Pension Scheme: We offer a career average pension scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants Flexible working: available upon request, subject to operational requirements.
  • Part time and Job share opportunism - all our full-time vacancies are open to job share unless otherwise stated.
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave, maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
  • 25 days holiday rising to 31 days (depending on Local Government service)
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues
  • Season ticket loans and discounts for public transport
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Stevenage Credit Union: secure savings, free life insurance and access to cheap loans.
  • Discounted Health and Fitness membership
  • Trade Unions: For a small fee, all employees have the opportunity to join a Trade Union. 

For an informal discussion about this role please contact

Name Chris Philippou

Job Title Investment Programme Manager

Phone Number 01438 242358

Closing date for receipt of applications: 31 March 2024

Please note that if we receive a large volume of applications for this role, we reserve the right to close this vacancy ahead of the published closing date



“The Heart of a Town Lies in its people” and at Stevenage Borough Council our people are at the heart of what we do.

We are committed to providing a diverse, stimulating and enjoyable working environment and to offering a comprehensive benefits package in order to attract and retain our best people.

Surrounded by beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, Stevenage, the first new town in the UK, is situated approximately 30 miles north of London. The jewel in Stevenage’s crown is our award winning 120 acres of parkland – Fairlands Valley Park – right in the heart of the town.  With affordable housing, good links to the national road, rail and air networks and a good range of quality educational and recreational facilities, including  several miles of cycle ways, it is an exciting time to join Stevenage Borough Council  and be a part of our exciting transformation programme for the town, the Council and our people.

Detailed below are some of the benefits you can expect from us:


Competitive salary scales with annual reviews on the 1st April.


25 – 31 days depending on Local Government service

Flexible working

Flexible and Hybrid Working

Part time

We offer a range of part time opportunities and all our full time vacancies are open to job share unless otherwise stated.

Family Orientated Leave

We offer a variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave, maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.

Training and Development

Excellent training and development opportunities are available to all staff in conjunction with our comprehensive performance and development programme. Secondments are often available to current employees offering the opportunity to gain further skills and experience.

Pension Scheme

We offer a competitive, contributory career average salary pension scheme.


Health and Fitness membership as part of our Employee Wellbeing Strategy.

Trade Unions

All employees have the opportunity to join a Trade Union. For a small fee members have access to free legal advice and assistance, welfare assistance and a whole range of discounted benefits, but more importantly, full representation in the workplace.

Company info
01438 242242
Daneshill House
United Kingdom

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