Construction Project Team Leader

Organisation: The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Salary: £29,434 - £35,000 per annum

Location: Highland Wildlife Park, Highlands, Kincraig

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Construction Project Team Leader to get involved in leading an important new build project for our beautiful Highland Wildlife Park site located in the heart of the Scottish Cairngorms, including the introduction of our Wildlife Discovery Centre and associated conservation-based project builds.

Fixed Term – 18 months, full time, 37.5 hours per week with potential for the post to be extended.

The role
This role reports directly to the Head of Property and Estates. The role is key in managing external contractors in the construction and refurbishment of all buildings, facilities, and infrastructure in relation to new build projects including the Scottish Wildlife Discovery Centre and conservation-based project builds.

Some of the things you’ll do:
• Supervise, following good management practice, resources within agreed limits and assist in the construction of new buildings, hard landscaping and other associated services. Contribute to the budget process and recommend cost-effective opportunities to minimise the impact of the Society’s operations on the environment.
• Providing regular performance and progress reports to our Projects and Sustainability manager while working on the SWDC project.
• Ensure all transport, generators, hand tools and all dedicated plant and equipment under your control is maintained to relevant legislation and best practice, and relevant documentation is maintained to the required standards at all times. This may include collection and disposal of refuse and waste materials within the park.
• Coordinate and oversee the compliant delivery and development of outsourced contracts, ensuring these are managed in a professional manner.
• Ensure the compliance of your team and contractors with RZSS’s policies, procedures and guidelines, together with all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements (e.g. H&S; CDM 2015; Child Welfare) and the EUlife grant requirements.
Some of the things’ we’re looking for:
• HNC in construction or Civil Engineering Management, or equivalent qualification or experience
• IOSH managing safety or NEBOSH certificate or willingness to obtain
• Up to date completion of Site Safety Managers Training Scheme (SSMTS)
• Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of building related health & safety legislation

Please see the role profile for further information on what the role involves and essential/desirable criteria.

Application Deadline: Sunday 06/11/2022