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Vacancy Details

Project Manager – Bradbourne Lakes

Employer:
Sevenoaks District Council
Salary:
£38,912 - £42,107
Location:
Dunbrik Depot, Sundridge
Contract:
Contract
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
28/07/2024 at 23:59
Reference:
SDC/24/286341
Sevenoaks District Council

Bradbourne Lakes, Bringing back blue nature

The Projects Manager will be responsible for the development and delivery phases of the Bradbourne Re-bourne project, which is a programme of restoration and activity supported with funding from the National Heritage Lottery Fund (NHLF). It is a partnership project led by Sevenoaks District Council working with Kent Wildlife Trust, West Kent Mind, Historic England, Bradbourne Residents’ Association, South East Rivers Trust, and many other partners.

Bradbourne Re-bourne will secure the revival of Bradbourne Lakes. The project will not only restore the 300-year-old engineering marvel of interconnected lakes and waterfalls. It will herald a complete renewal, addressing the needs of today and building a strong foundation from which the lakes, their blue and green nature and the committed community who cherish it will thrive for the long term.

With your experience in capital project management and funding, you’ll be responsible for ensuring all project work is delivered to a high standard, on time and within budget. Alongside this, you’ll review and update the project activity plan as needed to reflect feedback and community needs, ensuring that it remains engaging and creative.

You’ll be comfortable managing budgets and providing regular reports on the progress of the project. In addition, you’ll actively raise the profile of the project, celebrating achievements, and working with a variety of partners and stakeholders.

This role will be based at our Direct Services Depot in Sundridge but with the requirement to travel to other locations within the district. We currently operate a hybrid working model for the majority of our roles where your working time will be divided between the office (2-3 days) and home working (2-3 days).

Do you want to know more about the role?

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Trevor Kennett, Head of Direct Services, on 01732 227407.

Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

Closing date:  28th July 2024  

Interviews: TBC

Equal Opportunities

Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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