Property Retrofit Project Manager

  • Contract
  • Oxford
  • Posted 3 months ago

Oxford City Council

The role

Oxford City Council has an opportunity for an experienced project manager to deliver retrofit
capital projects on our housing, commercial and corporate portfolios. The successful candidate
will also provide contract administration services to support other energy projects within
properties portfolio.

You will be working within an innovative and forward-thinking team who provides excellent
customer service, where you can use your strong interpersonal and communication skills. The
successful candidate will have proven project management skills and a track record of
delivering complex capital projects.

You will need to be self-motivated, adaptable and flexible in your approach to work and be an
effective communicator, possess negotiation and influencing skills with a wide range of
stakeholders including customers, partners and external agencies both orally and in writing,
including the compilation of reports.

About us

Our ambitious leadership team and dedicated staff are working hard building a world class city
for everyone. Oxford City Council has accelerated plans to build more affordable and council
housing in the city. We provide services to help reduce inequality and improve the health and
wellbeing of Oxford’s residents and are taking a lead on reducing emissions and increasing
biodiversity to become a net carbon neutral city of the future.

We are a supportive and collaborative bunch of people working towards shared goals, where new
ideas and initiatives are valued. We strive to deliver service excellence, take accountability
for our actions and communicate with honestly and respect. There has never been a more exciting
time to join us! Help us to build successful places in which to live and work and build a
fairer, greener city in which everyone can thrive.

  • Many of our roles offer flexible or hybrid working.
  • We offer generous holiday 28 days a year with an additional 4 days after 5 years’ service
  • We are committed to supporting career development opportunities and learning and development
  • An above average pension offering
  • Plus other great benefits

How to apply

More information is available on the role profile document on our website. Please read this document to ensure
that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and
vision, is available on our web site.

Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please).

If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.

Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List
check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. If you are making an
application using a CV please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.

We usually do 1st interviews online but please let us know if this is not an option for you. For
hybrid roles the successful applicant will be expected to work from home. You should ensure
that you have reliable and secure wifi access; a suitable workspace and are prepared to
undertake distance learning and training.

Closing Date: 27 May 2024

Late applications will not be processed

Interview Date(s): 03 June 2024 and 04 June 2024

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Juliet Nicholas, Energy and
Sustainability Manager via email [email protected]

We are an equal opportunity employer:

We are striving to become a more inclusive employer and to represent the
communities that we support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and
employee can flourish and succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would
particularly welcome applicants from ethnic and minority communities. All applicants will be
given fair consideration for work and will not receive less favorable treatment on the grounds
of any protected characteristic. 

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