2 Year Fixed Term Contract
Southway Housing Trust is a Community based housing organisation, based in Didsbury, managing and improving approximately 6,000 homes in South Manchester.
We are committed to ensuring that not only is our housing high quality and affordable, but also supports our aspirations to be a zero carbon organisation by 2038.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to deliver an exciting and ground breaking project as part of our Assets and Compliance Team.
Southway Housing are seeking ERDF (European Regional Development Funding) grant of £4.2m for a low carbon housing innovation project, which will see the installation of renewable heating, upgraded insulation and a programme of community engagement across a full neighbourhood.
A project manager is required to support the compliant and timely delivery of the project.The successful candidate will need to demonstrate outstanding project management skills and experience relating to management of information systems for audit purposes.
The successful candidate will lead on the project and work directly with the project consultant and project delivery team and contractors to ensure project deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget
The successful project manager will:
•Procure and work with the project consultant to develop a project specification and support contractor procurement
•Project Manage the scheme both on site and wider community to ensure they are delivered within the budget and timeframes.
•Monitor and report on project activity and delivery to the ERDF Project Board
•Implement and maintain robust claims and compliance systems and processes
•Lead on preparation of ERDF quarterly claims and the documentary audit trails, fulfilling the requirements of both funder and financial audit protocols
•Develop a community engagement programme and ensure neighbourhood ‘buy in’
•Engage with project stakeholder organisations to develop and maintain excellent working relationships ensuring effective management of the project to support delivery of outputs
Closing Date: 6th November 2020
Interview Date: 16th & 17th November 2020
For an informal discussion please contact Matt Roberts, Director of Property and Development on 07872 808 013.
Strictly no agencies.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from suitably skilled people from all sectors of the community.
All applicants who have a disability or are ex armed forces that meet the minimum essential criteria for the post will be invited to interview.If you have a disability or are ex armed forces, please tell us about this on your application form and please let us know about any special arrangements you would like us to make if you are invited in for an interview.