Project Manager (Mechanical)

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 24/11/2023 23:59
£40,478 - £43,516
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Employment Location:
Shearlegs Road
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Closing date:
24 Nov
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Project Manager (Mechanical Bias)


Do you want a role where you’re recognised for what you do, given the opportunity to thrive and have the chance to be the best version of yourself?  Do you want to work with us in helping to create spaces that are great to work and/or live in?  If so, please keep reading as you’re just what we’re looking for!

We’ve got an exciting opportunity for a project manager with a commercial mechanical background to join our brilliant team whose ambition is to deliver on the promises we make to our customers.  Interested in joining a great organisation with an employee offer and experience that rivals others, then this could be an opportunity you just don’t want to miss.

Please look at the full job profile via this link Job Profile.  It’s important that you read it in full and check that you meet the essential criteria.

About the role….

You will lead a team of experienced Site Managers and sub-contractors to deliver the asset management and capital works program across the Council property portfolio and undertaking operational project management of works packages.


You will be responsible for keeping projects on a realistic timescale and budget by working alongside clients and other council agents such as QS’ and design teams. You will deliver high budget capital asset management program and works packages as part of a capital delivery team within construction services.


A bit about Gateshead Council…

We’re responsible for the day-to-day repair and maintenance of over 18,000 council owned homes and various other office and public building across the borough which stretches from Bill Quay to Chopwell.  In addition to this, the Council delivers a range of investment works including major, cyclical, and planned works.

We’re truly committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of service and we need like-minded people who can help us deliver a sector leading service.   We need people who want to make a difference, who are talented, possess the right knowledge and skills and who want the chance to demonstrate how good they are.

What’s in it for you?  Well, there’s so much on offer and here’s just a few of the highlights!

You’ll be paid a competitive salary plus additional allowances where relevant
We’ll help you save for your future with an outstanding employer contribution to your pension of approximately 18.9% per year
You will receive a generous mileage allowance when using your vehicle for work purposes
You’ll get a generous annual leave package of 28 days annual leave for new employees, rising to 32 days after 5 years continuous local government service.
You have the chance to buy up to 10 additional holidays per year.
You’ll have access to great health and wellbeing support, including discounted membership to GO Gateshead Leisure Services and ability to use our cycle to work scheme.
You’ll have access to our new benefits platform VIVUP where you can get discounts and offers on online and high street shopping.

It’s time to apply!

We’re delighted that you want to come and work with us.  Please look at the full job profile via this link Job Profile.  It’s important that you read it in full and check that you meet the essential criteria, because when we start choosing people to come and meet us, we’ll be checking to ensure that they meet the essential criteria as set out in the job profile. 

All we need from you is a completed application form which you can do online at www.gateshead.gov.ukor alternatively we do accept CVs tailored to demonstrate you meet the essential criteria of the role.Please submit your application form electronically or send your CV by no later than midnight on Friday 24th November 2023.

CV’s must be sent to:


Or by post to:

Joshua Bell

Gateshead Council

Shearlegs Road




For an informal discussion or if you need any assistance, please contact Joshua Bell on 07729101051.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.