Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

Tower Hamlets Homes is an award winning ALMO (Arm's Length Management Organisation). We are a not-for-profit company set up in 2008 to deliver high quality housing services for residents living in over 21,000 homes in East London, including 9,700 leasehold homes and 11,500 tenanted homes. In addition, there are around 350 Right to Buy Freeholders who pay a service charge.

We have travelled a long way in the past few years and have built a strong track record in improving our performance and delivering quality services to our residents and communities. This was a major factor in the recent decision of our sole shareholder (the London Borough of Tower Hamlets) to extend our management agreement by a further eight years from July 2020. Following this decision, we have shaped a new business plan – Create Great – to give us focus over the coming years.

We are now recruiting a Project Manager to join our well established, busy and dynamic Property Services team that sits within the Asset Management Directorate. You will help the organisation to deliver our vision of thriving, safe, and sustainable neighbourhoods where residents can be proud of their homes, respect one another, and realise their potential.

The successful candidate, reporting to the Programme Delivery Manager, will:

Substantial experience of operating at project management level in social housing and/or related sectors, with a track record of delivering complex projects within time, cost and quality thresholds

Have strong commercial and contract management experience across multiple projects

Have knowledge of contract administration and the ability to manage financially complex contracts ensuring value for money, and lead on the management of contractors and consultants

Have knowledge and experience in performance management of contractors with a proven track record of improving performance and meeting KPI targets

Experience in managing major works in occupied residential property within a mixed tenure environment

Knowledge and experience of leasehold statutory consultation

Knowledge of and experience in ensuring compliance to applicable Health and Safety standards

We’ll also expect you to be able to demonstrate how your preferred approach, reflected in your experience, exhibits our Ways of Working, and how your own passion and drive for what you do is in tune with our organisational Values.

Additional Information

In return for you choosing to work with us, we will offer you a range of great benefits, including:

26 days’ paid holiday each year, plus 8 bank holidays

A fantastic defined benefit, career-average pension scheme;

Amazing commercial discounts, including discounts at many gyms, shops and restaurants;

Cycle to Work scheme;

Your voice heard through our staff forum and networking groups for women and LGBT staff;

Newly refurbished offices, with free tea, coffee and fruit, multi-faith and shower facilities;

Interest-free season ticket and new technology loans;

Under the Two Ticks guaranteed interview scheme Tower Hamlets Homes guarantees to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role.

How to apply?

If you are interested in applying, please complete an application form by clicking ‘Apply’ at the top of this page.

The closing date for this role is on 3rd July 2020 at 5.00pm

Shortlisting for this role will take place immediately after the closing date.

The interviews will be held on week commencing 13th July 2020. If you are not available on this date we may be able to reschedule, but please indicate any unavailability with your application.