37.0 Hours per Week
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager to work on crucial, regionally significant, infrastructure development projects, playing a central role in supporting the growth and economic recovery of the region.
This role will sit within the UK Central Programme Management Office which is responsible for delivering the Council’s Growth and Development Investment Programme in support of West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Government funded workstreams. The programme includes of a wide variety of development, transport and energy infrastructure projects of varying scale and complexity - www.investinukcentral.com.
As UK Central Project Manager, you will plan and manage the development and delivery of defined projects, working closely with technical leads within the Council’s Transport Infrastructure Commissioning, Planning, Strategic Land & Property and Climate Change & Sustainability Teams, to ensure they are delivered to the required scope and quality, within budget and on time.
We are seeking an experienced Project Manager who will be able to maintain the momentum on delivering key projects. Educated to degree level or equivalent (e.g. HND/HNC) in a relevant subject you will be able to demonstrate relevant work experience in complex housing, regeneration and development related project or programme management.
Well versed in project management processes, your will have a track record of successfully managing multiple and complex projects specifically around infrastructure and development. You will also have
- Experience of analysis, reporting and presentation of performance and management information.
- Experience of financial management to ensure project compliance, including grant claims, audit and external funding requirements are met.
- Experience of HSE and project risk management.
- Ability to engage and build relationships with a wide range of major stakeholders at all levels and communicate complex information to a variety of audiences.
In return we can offer you a unique opportunity to be involved in a wide range of diverse and interesting projects with potential for further career development as the programme matures. Working for Solihull means that not only can we offer employees a great working environment, but also a range of flexible working options, attractive staff benefits including an extensive wellbeing offer and access to the Local Government Pension scheme.
Whilst this post is offered on a full time basis, applications for part time or job share working would be welcomed.
To apply (CV and Supporting Statement), please click the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Alexander Heath, Group Manager Programme Development by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for completed applications is 26th November 2023. Candidates will be asked to undertake psychometric tests as part of the selection process. Successful applicants will then be invited to interview on 14th December 2023.
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