Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, who is committed to making a positive difference to lives of its residents and visitors? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join us with two fixed term positions for two years of Parks Projects Managers.
The Council is embarking upon a major programme of change with a commitment to a greener borough, tackling climate change and green recovery. A new green infrastructure strategy is in development with parks and open spaces high on the priorities to improve public realm and contribute to the health and well being of our communities.
This is your chance to be part of this exciting change and help to initiate and deliver a wide range of exciting capital projects across our parks and open spaces and lead on the implementation of the Green Infrastructure strategy, one of the firsts in London.
As part of the S106 and CIL programme parks have been awarded over £2.5m to start delivering the changes and the improvements within the green infrastructure strategy The Green Infrastructure strategy will need to implement a number of workstreams including greening the borough, sustainable food growing, nature recovery plan and more. We would be particularly interested If you are a landscape architect or/end specialised in agile project delivery. You will liaise with key stakeholders including friends of parks, Councillors and other community groups develop a number of masterplans and implement capital improvement projects.
You will have great partnership skills, working closely with Green Space Lampton360, a newly developed Council’s own trading company who are managing Hounslow’s parks and open spaces on behalf of the Council, ensuring the newly implemented schemes can be sustainably managed. You will have substantial experience in programme and project management, procurement, managing contractors, knowledge of consultation tools and processes and communication skills.
Day-to-day, you'll be supporting the Head of Parks and Green Infrastructure making sure that projects and programmes are delivered on time and within budgets, managing risks and delivering outputs.
This calls for a relevant degree (or equivalent) that can be related to landscape architecture and ideally a project management qualification (or equivalent experience). Ideally, you will also have experience in working with parks and open spaces. You should be capable of developing wide-ranging plans, solving problems and managing complex programmes of work with often competing priorities. As well as project management skills, we're also looking for strong communication skills.
To find out more about this opportunity and to arrange a confidential call, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date 23:59 Friday 30th July 2021
Interviews w/b Monday 9th August 2021