Project Manager

Adur & Worthing Councils

Lancing, West Sussex

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: CD/20/136221

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, conservation & wildlife, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 29th November 2020   Closes today

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager within our award winning Parks and Foreshore section to lead on the management and coordination of project delivery of a variety of high profile improvement projects across Adur and Worthing, including: Highdown Gardens National Lottery Heritage Fund project, the £3million Brooklands Park Masterplan redevelopment and a variety of climate emergency response and adaptation projects across our parks portfolio.

You will be a dynamic individual able to manage all aspects of the projects in your portfolio including co-ordination with funders, stakeholders and elected members including the production of project plans, schedules and project finances exercising strict budgetary control with both Capital and revenue funds and oversee the procurement, letting and direct management of contracts to achieve agreed project objectives.

The successful candidate will manage all stakeholder consultation and engagement processes throughout the duration of the projects in order to inform the successful delivery of high quality outcomes. You will be able to work with multiple stakeholders, creating new networking opportunities and be a focal point of contact for these projects both internally and externally.

It is essential that you are an excellent communicator and be able to work across multiple channels and oversees the development and production of public communications including working closely with the Council’s communications team to keep funders, stakeholders and the public up to date with project progress.

Does this sound like you? For an informal discussion about this post, contact Philippa Reece, Parks and Foreshore Manager at [email protected]

Equal Opportunities

Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required

Additional Information

As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

How to apply

In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link. No CVs or agency applications accepted.

Closing date: Sunday 29th November 2020

Interviews: Wednesday 9th December 2020

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