Head of Major Works


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

31 Dec 2023

Job description

Contract terms

Starting salary: HC1 (£69,122 – £79,627)
Work Location: Alexandra House, 10 Station Road, N22 7TY (Hybrid working)
Hours per week: 36 per week
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday, 31st December 2023 at 23:59

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to take the next step in your career joining an Asset Management team embarking on a substantial programme of investment that will have a real impact on our residents’ lives. As part of the Asset Management senior leadership team, you will lead and shape a team of project managers and specialists delivering large scale capital refurbishment and improvement projects across the borough. You will manage large value contracts and the performance of Service Providers and advisors. You will provide expert advice to members and colleagues and work closely with colleagues and teams within Housing and the wider Council. You will have established a successful track record of successful project delivery in a complex housing environment, either local authority or housing association.

About you

You will be an experienced Head of Service or Senior Project Manager with a track record of the successful delivery of major works in a social housing environment. You will be comfortable working in a complex, regulated environment and understand the benefits of good governance. You are innovative, can see the big picture but also happy to roll your sleeves up and delve into the detail when required. You are collaborative and work closely with colleagues across the housing team and the wider organisation. You are a strong leader and can develop and support a team delivering high value projects that have an significant impact on our residents lives.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community.  Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement of 31 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and wellbeing support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.


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