Programme Manager x2 (108061-1123)

University of Warwick Campus, Coventry
Estates - Capital Programmes
Full Time, Permanent
£56,021 - £64,914 per annum

The University is planning major capital project investments over the next ten years which will improve our facilities and drive towards Net Zero.

The project types and sizes vary, but all are important to ensure we are ready for generations to come. The team are forward thinking, setting demanding building performance targets, construction techniques and high standard for quality and health & safety. The team are encouraged to learn from the best construction principles and grow as individuals to deliver the best solutions for our clients.

You will be responsible for the management and delivery of a key programme of capital projects and will be assigned a portfolio that will compromise of a mix of projects, from major new and exciting new builds to infrastructure and energy related projects.

We’re looking to appoint a Programme Manager who’ll play a key role in leading, directing and managing a project team within Capital Programmes.

With a construction related first degree or equivalent professional qualification in Surveying, Architecture, Engineering or Project Management, you will have extensive experience in managing projects and/or portfolios, preferably in a multi-disciplinary environment.

For further information regarding the skills required for this role please see the personal specification section of the attached job description.

Our Capital Projects Team is expanding and so this is an exciting time to join the team and make an impact. You’ll be part of a supportive team who will help you build on your strengths and inspire you to develop your potential.

We are all extremely passionate about our work within the team here at the University of Warwick and are proud to announce that we have won several awards and featured in the National Building Magazine…

Below is just a selection of the awards we have either won or been shortlisted for in recent years:

RIBA Stirling Prize - Shortlist 2023

RIBA Regional Award Winner 2023

Student Accommodation Award - Best University Halls of Residence Winner 2022

Business Green Leaders Awards – Green Building Project of the Year 2022

Insider West Midlands Property Awards Construction - Project of the Year - Highly Commended 2022

Structural Timber awards - Client of the Year Winner

Insider West Midlands Property Awards - Sustainability Award 2021

For further information about the Estates Department, please visit our website.

Born in the 60s with a mindset of boldness, imagination and collaboration, the University of Warwick is a world-leading research-intensive university with the highest academic and research standards. We’re one of the world’s top universities, ranked 67th in the world and 10th in the UK*, with 92% of our research assessed to be ‘world leading or internationally excellent’**. 

You'll be joining a diverse, innovative and globally connected community committed to igniting real world progress. Here at Warwick, we offer you opportunities to follow your ambitions as long as you bring the energy and determination to succeed.

*QS World University Rankings 2024

** Research Excellence Framework 2021

To find out more about us visit our website.

For an informal chat about the role, contact David Hammond via email:

To Apply please click here and see 'How to Apply.'

Closing Date: 15 December 2023.

Please note we reserve the right to close this advert early should a suitable candidate be found, so please don’t delay in submitting your application. 

The interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed. 

A presentation is likely required and details will be confirmed in due course following application review.

We will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure, excellent learning and development opportunities, and savings on a wide range of products and services. We offer a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, and onsite childcare facilities. 

We recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance and offer you access to flexible working, for more information click here. 

We are proud to say that we are a Living Wage employer.

Warwick is committed to building an organisation of mutual respect and dignity, promoting a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive working and learning environment.  We recognise that everyone is different in a variety of visible and non-visible ways, and that those differences are to be recognised, respected, and valued.  Where possible, we go beyond legislation to provide a place where everyone can thrive, supporting all staff to achieve their full potential. We aspire to remove economic, social, and cultural barriers that may otherwise prevent people from succeeding. 

We therefore welcome and encourage applications from all communities regardless of culture, background, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion/belief, or sexual or romantic orientation. To find out more about our social inclusion work at Warwick visit our webpageshere. 

The University currently holds aRace Equality Charter Bronze Award, Athena Swan Sliver Awardand aDisability Smart Bronze Award. The University of Warwick is also one of the six founder institutions of theEUTOPIA European University Alliance. 

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