Working for the Capital Delivery Service
If you are a Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer with proven and wide experience in a design practice then the Capital Delivery Service at Sheffield City Council may have the perfect opportunity you are looking for.
Working for Sheffield City Council brings with it great opportunities and benefits. We are proud of the offer we make to staff which includes one of the best pension schemes available in any sector and values that support family friendly working arrangements.
We aim to attract staff that represent and value the diverse and vibrant communities of Sheffield and best of all we offer the opportunity to live and work in a wonderful city that you will be working directly to shape.
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Technical Manager - Structural and Civil Engineering.
To enhance the delivery of the capital programme, we are looking to appoint the above person to play a key role within our design team.
Duties & responsibilities within the role will include:
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes/skills in the following areas:
Shortlisting will be carried out based on the person specification.
The Capital Delivery Service
Sheffield City Council has a strong Capital Construction Programme with an ongoing value of approximately £200m per annum. To ensure the highest quality delivery standards are achieved, a Capital Delivery Hub (the Capital Delivery Service) has been created to drive ongoing improvements in performance, pace and quality of the widely varying projects within the programme.
The Capital Delivery Service employs 70+ staff in a variety of management, technical and professional roles and has an in-house Multi-Disciplinary Design Team that provides design services to a wide range of construction projects.
The roles and services provided by the Capital Delivery Service include:
The Service is a fully traded service, charging fees for the services it provides and operating as a professional services consultancy within the City Council.
The Service has a strong track record of delivery and operates an ISO 9001 certified Service Management System. The Service has a vision for developing into a public sector leading centre of excellence for the delivery of capital projects and programmes and is at the forefront for driving change in how the Council delivers these programmes.
The Service operates a “core and flex” delivery model where the internal team is supplemented by external resources when workload requires this.
To support this, the service has appointed a private sector capital delivery partner that can provide the full range of services needed to support the delivery of the capital programme and support the development of best practice and staff within the service.
The Service also works with a wide range of local and national contractors and service providers for the delivery of the programme and prides itself on the strong working relationships that it has developed with its partners.
Training and Development
Working within the service there are many opportunities for ongoing training and development. We seek to provide a range of training opportunities to suit the ongoing development needs of our staff and the Capital Programme.
The Service is engaged across the diverse range of projects within the Capital Programme. The programme averages around £200m per annum, with recent and current projects including:
We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.
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