Project Manager (Permanent, Full Time)

Estates, Corporate and Business Support, National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton

About the role:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join our Estates team. The Project Manager will report direct to the Head of Estates and will play a key role in supporting the effective and efficient delivery of Estates services at NOC sites in Southampton and Liverpool, totalling in excess of 50,000m², with an annual budget of approximately £7m.

The post holder will be responsible for managing construction projects, capital, revenue and long term maintenance projects, of varying sizes and complexity, totalling circa £3m per year, across the NOC estate, in order to achieve high levels of efficiency, functionality, safety, engineering and architectural quality and to ensure that statutory compliance is achieved.

This is a permanent position offered on NERC terms and conditions. The post will be based in Southampton, however there be a requirement to travel to other NOC sites on occasion.

Salary:

This is a Band 5 position and the salary band will be £35,222 to £42,909 per annum, depending upon skills and experience.

Hours of Work: 

The hours of working are full time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Occasional out of hours attendance will be required to deal with planned work or emergencies that arise.

About you:

You will have an appropriate degree or other relevant industry qualification, together with an excellent technical background and an understanding of Mechanical and Electrical services. You will have significant relevant project management experience of multi-disciplinary teams in complex environments(including cost estimation, financial monitoring, project budget control, value engineering and risk management) and you will have a clear understanding of the importance of maintaining accurate and up to date project information. Relevant experience within a similar public sector organisation would be desirable.

You will be highly organised and proactive with a proven track record of managing, leading and engaging with key stakeholders in a similar role and be able to communicate fluently and persuasively.  IT skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) are essential.

What we can offer you:

In return for your talents, we offer a competitive remuneration package, including a RCUK pension scheme, 30 days annual leave with a further 14 Public/local days off and free car-parking in Southampton.  Opportunities for further training and development are supported.

About us:

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), part of the Natural Environment Research Council, is a national research organisation, delivering integrated marine science and technology from the coast to the deep ocean and is one of the top five institutions of its kind in the world.

With sites in Liverpool and Southampton, it is the UK’s leading centre for sea level science, coastal and deep ocean research and technology development.  Working closely with its partners and associates, it provides capability to meet needs across the UK marine science community (http://noc.ac.uk/).       

For general enquiries regarding this role, please contact Lewis Rennison, Head of Estates on 02380 596007.

Our Commitment as an Employer:

The NOC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome. The NOC is an Investors in People organisation and is working towards achieving Bronze status for Athena SWAN – a scheme that recognizes excellence in women's employment in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in UK higher education. There is a guaranteed Interview Scheme for suitable candidates with disabilities.

The NOC is committed to making the NOC ‘a great place to be, where our people succeed and deliver great work’. The NOC is committed to being recognised as a flexible employer to support employees’ work and personal commitments where possible and the NOC’s Flexible Working Policy gives all employees the right to request flexible working.

How to apply:

All internal and external applications are handled by the UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS). For further information about the role and to apply, please visit our website at http://topcareer.jobs/ quoting reference number IRC240514. To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV (including covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role). If you are unable to apply online, please contact us by telephone on 00 44 (0) 1793 867003.

Closing date: 2 April 2017

Interview date: It is proposed that interviews will take place during weeks commencing 24 April and 1 May 2017.

Closing date: 
Sunday, 2 April, 2017