Projects and Compliance Lead

Organisation: The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Salary: £30,611 - £35,000 per annum

Location: Edinburgh Zoo

Projects and Compliance Lead

An opportunity has arisen for a Projects and Compliance lead to work on a range of exciting capital projects at our Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park. In this varied role, you will help to plan, organise, develop and coordinate the property and estates elements of the project, ensuring all contractual information is in place to deliver a smooth, safe and coordinated project. This will involve varied opportunities to support in various processes at different stages of the projects, from start to completion. You’ll also have the opportunity to work for one of Scotland’s leading conservation charities, based at Edinburgh Zoo.

Permanent, full time, 37.5 hours per week

The role

Plan, organise, develop, and coordinate the Property & Estates elements of delegated capital projects at Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park, defining and developing and recommending appropriate actions in support of RZSS’ vision and mission, ensuring all contract information is in place to deliver a safe coordinated project.

Some of the things you’ll do

Lead on various stages of delegated P&E projects including the works being assessed, prepared, scheduled, and allocated.
Contribute to the development, implementation of systems and processes which ensure that projects being undertaken are aligned with other, planned works carried out by other areas of the service.
Provide effective guidance to assigned groups to identify and implement service improvements.
Contribute to and monitor P&E project budgets.
Tender project work when required in accordance with agreed standards, producing accurate tender documents to ensure projects can be priced to provide best value for budget.
Manage and co-ordinate the planned preventative maintenance and test and inspection programmes across both RZSS sites, including arranging contractor visits and supervising works whilst on site.
Manage and co-ordinate the work of sub-contractors, to ensure it is carried out according to agreed quality standards, budgets, and timescales.
What we’re looking for:

HNC in Construction Management or equivalent
Ability to work to parameters of Building Regulations
Understanding of basic principles of structural design, ability to work to design drawings
Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial and performance information
Experience of implementing and working within, particularly from a client’s responsibly viewpoint, CDM 2015

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

Application Deadline: Wednesday 02/11/2022