Infrastructure Manager

Location
Home/Mochdre, Colwyn Bay (GB)
Salary
£49,755 - £52,644 per annum
Posted
11 Jun 2021
Closes
11 Jul 2021
Ref
REQ003729
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Welsh Language Skills:

The ability to communicate in Welsh to converse at ease with customers is desirable for this post.

Manager details for informal discussion regarding the post:

Geraint Edwards, Head of Environment, Roads and Facilities, 01492 575337, Geraint.edwards@conwy.gov.uk

Conwy is committed to equality of opportunity, and we welcome applications from all sections of our community. There is an option for disabled people to apply on different formats. Please contact the HR Team on 01492 576129 for further advice.

Candidates must complete our application form to be considered. CVs by themselves will not be accepted. If you have not received an interview invitation within three weeks of the closing date, you must assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Conwy is committed to safeguarding. Qualifications and references will be verified.

Job Role

We are looking for a suitably experienced and qualified Infrastructure Manager to join our Consultancy Group.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing the Consultancy Group and developing and motivating staff. The role also requires the successful candidate to manage framework arrangements for Consultants and Contractors and the financial viability of the group that operates from a zero-based budget. You will bring a high level of analytical, numerical, and financial skills with a detailed understanding of managing budgets, monitoring project expenditure, forecasting and project risks.

You will play an integral role in implementing strategic delivery of major and minor construction and engineering works which are included within Conwy’s approved capital programme.  You will hold responsibility for providing advice, support, direct delivery, and oversight for all construction/engineering projects within the Council. This role is responsible for ensuring that all works are planned, managed, and delivered, applying innovation, best practice and best value in commissioning and delivery.

You will hold a degree qualification or equivalent in an appropriate discipline and detailed knowledge and understanding of construction project management methods, technologies, and practices, along with previous major works management experience across a range of related fields, progressively increasing in complexity, size and/or value.

With strong leadership skills, you will confidently manage a multi-disciplinary team of contractors/consultants on technically complex projects. You will have a proven track record of maintaining works programmes (including those in “live” environment), and administration through all stages of the works including the ability to prepare detailed schedule/scope of works and coordinated tender documentation.

You will have exceptional oral skills with the ability to communicate and provide advice at an operational and strategic level and negotiate and consult effectively with stakeholders, developers, consultants, and other relevant parties.

This role will report directly to the Head of Environment, Roads and Facilities and will support in the effective overall running of the department as a member of the Departmental Management Team. 

Conwy County Borough Council is committed to its Welsh Language Standards. We welcome applications in the Welsh Language and application forms received in the Welsh Language will not be treated less favourably than an application form submitted in English.

In promoting Equal Opportunities, Conwy welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.  All Disabled applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be guaranteed an interview. The Council will provide appropriate additional work facilities for disabled applicants.

Work/life Balance

We promote and understand the importance of a positive and healthy work/life balance. Employees working for us will benefit from 8 bank holidays per year and an attractive entitlement of;

•            On appointment: 25 days

•            After 5 years continuous service: 30 days

•            After 10 years continuous service: 32 days

Part-time employees have annual leave and bank holidays calculated on a pro rata basis.

We also consider a range of flexible working options including:

•            Job sharing

•            Reduced hours and part time working

•            Term-time only contracts

•            Compressed hours

•            Flexi-time scheme

•            Family friendly & special leave policies

Local Government Pension Scheme

All employees are automatically opted into the Local Government Pension Scheme. More information can be found at:

https://www.gwyneddpensionfund.org.uk/en/Prospective-Members/Reasons-For-Joining.aspx

Health & Wellbeing

Your health & wellbeing is important to us, and we are committed to promoting a culture where the health and wellbeing of employees is supported. You will benefit from:

  • Occupational sick pay
  • Free access to round-the-clock Employee Assistance Programme for advice and support
  • A comprehensive Attendance Management Policy to support and help individuals whilst at work, when sick, and returning to work.

Conwy Rewards and Vectis Card

Conwy Rewards is a one stop shop for all of Conwy’s staff benefits including salary sacrifice cars from Tusker, Cycle to Work, cashback healthcare, long service awards, discounts plus much more. You can save using online discounts, discounted gift vouchers, cashback and in store discounts with your Vectis Card. This includes high street shops, cinemas and restaurant discounts through to money of motoring, insurance, hotels and holidays.