Property & Construction
This is a very exciting time to be joining Paradigm Housing Group. With 15,000 properties, a turnover of £115m and a substantial development and sales programme, we are making the most of our many opportunities in a challenging but rewarding environment. We have a clear and ambitious view of where we are as an organisation and where we need to get to; providing more homes for people who need them by running an efficient and successful business.
Reporting to the Head of Delivery working within the Delivery Team of 5 people, you will be the Senior, taking responsibility and accountability for an allocated portfolio of development projects ensuring they are: delivered on time, have appropriate commercial and contractual controls in place, are within budget and are of the required quality.
You will manage the appointed developers and professional consultants from handover of responsibility from New Business/Planning through to operational use. With awareness and up-to-date knowledge of construction market trends and issues, you will communicate these in an engaging manner to further increase knowledge within the team and wider Development Directorate. You will lead on compliance with all health & safety regulations, quality and other regulatory / environmental standards, with the confidence and competence to challenge and ensure our standards are adhered to. Ensuring that CDM and Principal Designer obligations are completed, supporting on-going improvements in processes and procedures.
You will have a structured approach to project management (ideally with a recognised qualification) with a contractual and commercial approach to schemes, you will have completed a H&S qualification such as IOSH/NBOSH.
As a proven collaborator you will demonstrate a strong understanding as to how cross-organisation alignment is a key factor to achieving business goals; mentoring the Development Managers to manage their schemes successfully and sharing best practice. Excellent stakeholder management skills, including the ability to influence others and communicate complex technical topics together with a high standard of literacy and numeracy. Strong computer literacy, including development-specific packages e.g. ProVal / Sequel (or similar)
This role will involve travel; therefore a full UK driving license is essential. Although working remotely currently, the role is primarily based at our offices near High Wycombe/Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, (3 mins drive from junction 3 of the M40), the role is full time, but we are open to flexible working flexible for the right candidate.
This is real opportunity to develop your career and to make a difference by playing your part in the provision of good quality housing to people, who otherwise might not be able to access suitable accommodation.
At Paradigm, we work hard and strive for excellence, in return we offer a great place to work an attractive range of benefits such as Health Cash Plan, Bonus potential, competitive Pension options and 25 days Holiday on starting in addition to 3 days closure at Christmas as well as supporting flexible ways of working. We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we work in.
Shortlisting will be conducted in line with the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification.
We reserve the right to close this role earlier than the published date should a suitable candidate be identified.