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Programme Manager

  • Job reference: JAMC690
  • Location: Bury, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in North Manchester is looking for a Programme Manager - Planned Maintenance & Minor Works to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must be a full Member of the CIOB/RICS, have a relevant degree level qualification, extensive experience within planned maintenance and ideally a strong background in Local Authority projects.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for providing a full planned maintenance and construction project delivery service to internal service clients and schools.

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

To be accountable for the successful delivery of client maintenance programmes.
To be responsible for the work of the Building Surveying Section and to ensure that the section is financially viable.
Advise the client on building works a maintenance, new build, alteration or change of use nature and discuss requirements to develop briefs for related schemes.
To provide estimates, programmes and design solutions for client projects.
Provide all pre contract project duties, including production of tender documentation, drawings (AutoCAD 2020) and specifications, obtain tenders and evaluate contractor submissions.
Ensure that schemes are fully compliant with all relevant legislation including Planning Legislation / Building Regulation requirements.
To carry out post-contract contract supervision / administration requirements, including all project financial requirements all within agreed budget limitations.
To act as project leader and liaise / co-ordinate all other project team members including external consultants.
Ensure compliance with all current Health and Safety legislation and technical guidance.
Organise rapid response to Health and Safety issues that arise as a result of damage to the Local Authority's building stock.
Procure, appoint and manage consultants / temporary staff to ensure the delivery of all relevant projects.
To carry out necessary condition / accessibility surveys and maintain inadequate data base of building stock.
Manage and develop a quality assurance inspection regime for all areas within responsibility.
Develop, design and implement policies, procedures and guidance for all minor capital works, planned maintenance and surveys
To be the Architectural Services lead in ensuring compliance with current Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) and any related legislation.
Develop, design and implement all associated policies, procedures and guidance and provide any relevant training plans to ensure the appropriate competence of staff

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

To be a full member of the CIOB / RICS or equivalent.
Experience of working with Microsoft Office software packages.
Full degree level qualification
UK Driving licence and a vehicle for business use
Extensive experience in project/programme management

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £25 - £28 p/hr Umbrella ltd (approx. £600 - £690 p/week NET after deductions) for the duration of the role. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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