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Project Manager (Mechanical and Electrical) RBKC614771

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£55,497 - £63,045 per annum
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Job Summary:

Salary range: £55,497 - £63,045 per annum
Work location: London
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 14th April 2024

About Us:

Help deliver safe and carbon-neutral homes and a green heat network by 2030.

The Lancaster West Neighbourhood Team has been recruited in partnership with residents, managing over 800 homes which are undergoing back-to-brick refurbishment, including complex mechanical and electrical upgrades including ventilation, solar PV panels, energy-efficient lighting, and air-source heat pumps. Notting Dale Heat Network will deliver a clean, green heating and hot water network powered by Air Source Heat Pumps, and solar PV.

Our work is focused on working with residents to design and deliver excellent housing services, and create 21st century model social housing, delivering deep retrofits that is carbon neutral by 2030.

The Role:

This unique role is an opportunity for someone who will relish the challenge to work with one of the most diverse and resilient communities in the UK, to oversee inter-dependant refurbishment projects that improve the performance of the buildings and homes we manage.

The role requires the ability to analyse specifications, technical data and costs, whilst also being able to co-ordinate delivery on site and ensure exemplary health and safety practices.  You will have experience of specifying and quality assuring a range of building elements that deliver high quality housing, whilst improving thermal performance and safety.

You will be required to oversee several projects on-site concurrently and will have the opportunity to ensure the successful delivery of a range of building safety, carbon neutrality, and internal refurbishment works.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

About You:

Are you someone with an eye for accuracy and consistency in the built environment? You will bring a track record of overseeing successful construction projects, able to assertively manage contractors, with an unparalleled attention to detail.  Above all, you'll be driven by the passion to make a difference to people’s lives, inspire confidence in the quality of the homes we manage, and help social housing be greener, safer and of the highest quality. 

The role will involve working with residents affected by the tragedy; you will be passionate about delivering a high-standard of customer service, and able to show compassion and empathy. You must have the ability to plan your work in a logical way and be able to work well under pressure, and to tight deadlines.

Passionate about health and safety, you will be able to demonstrate excellent site management skills and able to oversee projects as delegated.

We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in fire safety, energy efficiency, and/or mechanical, electrical, and plumbing disciplines.

Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s will not be considered for this role. 

We reserve the right to extend or close this vacancy early without warning subject to the volume of suitable applicants.

Application process

Please do not upload any documents, including CVs/Covering Letters or supporting statements, as these documents will not be reviewed and could result in your application not being shortlisted.

You should describe how you meet the person specification requirements for the position you are applying for in Section G of the application form.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email:

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


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