Senior Project Manager

Employer
Cambridgeshire County Council
Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
£52,055 - £56,025
Closing date
29 Mar 2024

Job Details

Cambridgeshire County Council is offering an exciting opportunity for an Senior Project Manager in our Project Delivery Team. 

The Complex infrastructure team manage large projects from concept stage delivering strategic business cases through to design and construction phases following completion of outline and full business cases. This programme involves challenging and exciting projects that make a considerable difference to our communities.

Overall purpose of the role

The development and delivery of new transport infrastructure is vital to the future economic wellbeing of Cambridgeshire. 

The skills required to deliver such a programme are considerable and require engineering knowledge and understanding of project and programme management, procurement and commissioning of infrastructure projects, stakeholder engagement, land negotiation, transport planning and statutory legal processes. 

Importantly, the Senior Project Manager has responsibility for managing our project management resources and coordinating programme demands. Using industry experience to manage expectations, effectively challenge and drive delivery is imperative in this role. 

In addition, the role requires a strong ability to bring together a wide range of stakeholder groups including Parish and District Councils, resident and campaign groups and businesses, setting delivery outcomes for projects and defining service outcomes across a range of needs – e.g., community engagement, maximising contract savings and achieving value for money. Effectively leading groups, boards and delivering papers at committee will be key to achieving successful outcomes in this role. 

The role supports the Group Manager and other managers within the Project Delivery Service in delivering the Councils objectives, through joined-up service planning, community engagement and the flexible use of resources. 

For an informal conversation please contact Nicola Young - Group Manager Complex Infrastructure nicola.young@cambridgeshire.gov.uk.

Please ensure your covering letter is no more than 2 pages.

Applications are reviewed on a daily basis, please do not delay the submission of your application as this is a rolling advert and will be closed once a successful candidate has been found.

About you

You will be capable of leading a team of industry experts delivering complex infrastructure and design and construction projects. Your ability to influence our strategic direction and communicate with a range of stakeholders and teams will be essential in this role.

Being motivated to make a visible difference to our communities and drive forward change to meet our net zero ambition.

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

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To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

Company

What make us different?

Cambridgeshire County Council has a strong people-orientated ethos and focus on career development and skills. Applicants can pursue careers in childcare, social care for adults and children; careers in schools; adult learning, skills and careers guidance; finance; and transport.

Great values!

Cambridgeshire County Council promotes growth, equality and inclusion, sustainability, and economic prosperity. Cambridgeshire offers support and guidance for vulnerable groups and focuses on improving citizens’ quality of life.
 
Why work for Cambridgeshire?

  • Safer and stronger communities.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment.
  • Close knit and supportive teams.
  • Strong focus on technology.
  • Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle.
  • Improved pay rates for evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Would you like to work in a safe, strong, trusting and supporting environment?

Cambridgeshire may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Company info
Website
Telephone
0345 045 5200
Location
New Shire Hall,
Emery Crescent, Enterprise Campus,
Alconbury Weald,
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE28 4YE
GB

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