Works Project Support Officer

The Blacksmiths, Lower Store Yard, Hyde Park
Pay Range: £25,500 - £32,250 per annum
17 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Works Project Support Officer

Permanent appointment

Pay Range: £25,500 - £32,250 per annum

Location: The Blacksmiths, Lower Store Yard, Hyde Park

About us

London’s eight Royal Parks are some of the best-loved and most beautiful spaces in the world managed by The Royal Parks. The parks are enjoyed by millions of Londoners and visitors to the city each year. The Parks provide 5,000 acres of urban parkland and unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the capital.

About the role

This role is working within a small and flexible team managing the many and varied aspects of the built environment of The Royal Parks. You will be responsible for supporting the Works Team in the day-to-day management of the Hard Services Facilities Management contract by managing finance issues such as raising purchase orders and the payment of invoices, as well as monitoring monthly budgets in conjunction with our stakeholders. You will be expected to take responsibility for the Works database and for managing and organising Works documentation. The role will require an understanding of project management techniques. You will help in the preparation of tender documentation, you will be expected to become familiar with our building assets via site inspections around the Estate and act as Secretary for Works Meetings, where you will be required to arrange diaries and take minutes.

About you

In this role we are looking for candidates who are capable of proactively dealing with colleagues and stakeholders. You will be able to manage and store information efficiently for future use by others. You will have strong problem solving and decision making skills. You will be able to work effectively as part of a team, flexible, with a commitment to high standards of customer care and have excellent communication skills.

To apply

To apply for this role candidates should send a request for an application pack to quoting in the subject bar: Your full name and the ref number for the vacancy (WPSO17). Once you have received your pack, please complete all relevant sections and follow the submission instructions on the application packs first page, to submit. 

No CVs or covering letters will be accepted.

Closing Date for Applications is on Friday, 11th August 2017.

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