Growth and Regeneration
Economy and Skills
Corporate Landlord and Capital
Salary details: Grade 12 £37,890 - £39,880
Place of Work: Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 2TG (currently working from home)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per Week: 37
Huddersfield’s town’s and valley’s weave together vibrant, young, dynamic communities with breath-taking Yorkshire landscape. The Kirklees area has built on its proud industrial heritage by being a place that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship.
Our vision for Kirklees is to be a district which combines a strong, sustainable economy with a great quality of life - leading to thriving communities, growing businesses, high prosperity and low inequality where people enjoy better health throughout their lives. This vision is supported by our Health and Wellbeing and Economic Strategies, backed up by our newly adopted Local Plan and a transformative investment programmes.
This is an exciting and challenging time and we want to expand our team to manage and deliver construction related projects, to achieve the Council’s ambitions.
The Council aims to revitalise Huddersfield Town Centre, transform Dewsbury Town Centre and North Kirklees, deliver significant housing growth in line with the new Local Plan and provide the infrastructure required to enable this to happen including new schools, leisure facilities, specialist accommodation and roads.
The advertised role forms part of the Council’s Capital Development and Delivery team which provides Client-side construction-based project management and quantity surveying services to the Council. The team delivers a wide variety of major projects and programmes involving new build and extension / remodelling schemes relating to schools, leisure centres, offices, depots, blocks of flats, listed buildings for example. This involves large scale and increasing Capital investment which currently includes circa £180m of Corporate Capital Projects and the £250m Blueprint for Huddersfield.
We are looking for an individual with a strong background in the delivery of Client side Quantity Surveying elements of construction projects with excellent communication skills and with a proven track record of working on the delivery of Capital programmes and portfolios of projects from inception through to completion.
This is an excellent opportunity for highly motivated individuals with highly developed interpersonal, organisational and negotiation skills, who are prepared to work flexibly and as part of a team, in a high profile and demanding environment, working to tight deadlines.
We need more talented and ambitious people to join our team. If you are this person, we look forward to hearing from you.
Individuals must be able to travel independently to and from locations away from the office such as construction sites or consultant’s offices. In addition, individuals need to be able to visit construction sites, and be able to ascend and descend scaffolding as an example, on accompanied visits.
For more information about this post please contact Steven Mawhinney – Strategic Manager Capital Development on 01484 221000.
To apply please visit our website, closing date is 14th February 2021
In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Essential Criteria detailed in the attached Job Profile and Job Focus sheet