Senior Project Manager (Chiswick House Conservatory Capital Project)

Job Reference: R0005941

Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for the Borough’s residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?

Chiswick House and Gardens Trust is the dedicated charitable trust which cares for and runs Chiswick House and Gardens in partnership with Hounslow Council and English Heritage.

About The Role

You will be joining Hounslow Council’s Culture Team, which is responsible for Heritage and Arts development in the Borough and has successfully delivered a portfolio of Lottery capital projects and its Summer of Culture 2023.

You will be working directly with the Head of Culture at Hounslow and the Director of the Chiswick House and Gardens Trust.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. You will be responsible for managing the coordination of a successful development stage scheme to restore the historic Chiswick House Conservatory, developing a long-term business case, and taking the scheme to a planning application.
  2. You will procure, coordinate, and facilitate the work of the professional design team building on the findings from the funding feasibility work which will have identified future uses and potential funding options.
  3. You will also liaise between the two partner organisations and manage the project governance through a board and other reporting. As well as support the management of key stakeholder relationships.
  4. The post is fixed term for 12 months but may be extended depending on the success of the development stage.

Your Skills:

  1. For this Senior Project Manager role we are looking for someone who is experienced in capital projects, ideally in a building conservation environment.
  2. You will be highly organised, used to working in a complex, fast-moving environment.
  3. You will be used to working effectively with a range of stakeholders.

Professional Qualifications:

PRINCE 2 or other accepted project management qualification or demonstrable equivalent experience.

We value diversity in its broadest sense. We’re committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves, give of their best and reach their full potential. We believe that a diverse workforce helps us to better understand our communities and deliver the best services for our residents. We want to receive applications from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background. We want to harness the mix and ensure that everybody can apply and be part of our recruitment processes. We will therefore make reasonable adjustments to accommodate our candidates.

Find out more and apply.

For more information contact email or tel. 0208 583 3823.

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Interviews will be held during week commencing 31 July 2023.

Please seek line manager approval before applying for this role as secondment.