Development Project Manager - Hybrid working option

North Wales Housing
flex hours & WFH opt
17 May 2023
14 Jun 2023
Job Title
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Development Project Manager Hybrid working option

Here at North Wales Housing, we make a difference to people s lives every day. If you re committed to helping us achieve this, we ll make sure we make a positive difference to your life too. Let s work together to build on almost 50 years of providing quality homes across North Wales, investing into communities and supporting those facing homelessness.

As a Gold Standard Investors in People employer, we re committed to providing an environment where our people can thrive and be proud of where they work, in a culture enabling them to fulfil their potential and feel valued for their contribution. In 2021 and in 2023, we have been listed as outstanding to work for by the Best Companies accreditation.

The Package

  • Salary is in the region of GBP51,405
  • Permanent contract, working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Hybrid working option, enabling you to work from home or at our offices in either Llandudno Junction or Bangor, travelling to our offices as and when required to meet the needs of the business, as well as travelling to site visits and meetings across North Wales
  • Flexible working hours aligned with business requirements
  • Minimum of 25 days annual leave rising with length of service, plus bank holidays
  • Annual leave purchasing scheme
  • Benefits scheme with savings on groceries, high–street shopping, new tech, holidays etc.
  • Further studies support and career development opportunities
  • Generous contributory pension scheme (up to 10%)
  • Employee health assistance and cash plan scheme

The Role Development Project Manager

Reporting to the Assistant Director Commercial, as the Development Project Manager you ll will work within the Development Team to achieve the delivery of new homes for our customers across North Wales. Your remit will focus on delivery of development projects from inception to completion to time, budget, and quality standards.

You will:

  • Identify and evaluate new development opportunities and prepare business case proposals
  • Be responsible for the progression, monitoring and audit of development schemes, including liaison with property/landowners, external consultants, design teams, relevant local authority officers, developers/contractors, and Welsh Government staff
  • Assist the Finance Team to prepare programmes, budgets, scheme appraisals, risk assessments, cash flows, and forecasts for individual schemes
  • Procure and manage contractors and consultants and contribute towards the achievement of our growth corporate plan objectives
  • Organise consultation events and communicate information about development activity within the communities where we work
  • Manage the defects process to ensure that defects are carried out in a timely manner

Our Requirements Development Project Manager

  • Experience of project management gained within either a building site supervisor or clerk of works role, dealing with significant project budgets
  • Either a Higher National Certificate/Diploma in construction, surveying, mechanical, or electrical related studies or the equivalent demonstrated through experience
  • Experience of working on new build schemes from inception through to the completion of making good of defects, delivering projects to time, quality and budget requirements
  • Experience of assessing project risks and producing risk management strategies
  • Experience working with various forms of contracts for new build and refurbishment schemes
  • Knowledge of contract procurement and contract management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good commercial awareness and negotiating skills
  • A full driving licence and a willingness to travel to our sites across North Wales

Although not essential, the ability to write and converse confidently in Welsh would be advantageous.

How to Apply

North Wales Housing is an equal opportunities organisation who particularly welcome applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds. All Black, Asian and ethnic minority candidates, as well as disabled applicants who meet our essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

Shortlisting of applications and interviews for this role will take place while the advert is live; the advert will close once the successful candidate is found. Candidates are therefore encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.

By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the North Wales Housing website.

All applications for this Development Project Manager role are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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