Assignment Detail

Interim Infrastructure Project Manager

Location: Anywhere (UK) - Oxfordshire

Type: Interim

Rate: £0,450 to £0,450

Job Ref: SW1286

Closing Date: Closed

Job Description

Interim Infrastructure Project Manager

£450 per day

6 months with possibility of 2 years

Remote working initially then Oxfordshire

Our local authority client requires someone to successfully deliver Infrastructure schemes via project programme, budget management, commissioning / management of design consultants, design approvals, procurement, and stakeholder communication.

You will;

  • Pro-actively deliver all aspects of successful projects that offer best value for money and achieve commercial targets.
  • Where appropriate to act as the expert within the identified field of the job description e.g. drainage, trees, bridges or liaise with external expertise etc.
  • To manage or coordinate staff who are working within the same specialist service area (maybe across geographical areas) to ensure shared outcomes are delivered.
  • To manage budgets in accordance with the council’s policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining excellent, effective working relationships with stakeholders, key strategic partners, senior council directors, politicians and operational teams.
  • Promote a strong customer service focus within the Service and where possible take account of customer requirements, including responding to customers in ways that are clear and jargon free
  • Promote and deliver improved communication with individual residents, communities, other local authorities and key stakeholders.
  • Provide necessary information for performance management measures

To be considered you must have the following;

  • Substantial experience working within the specified area of expertise (infrastructure project management knowledge and experience of leading large complex projects)
  • Qualified to chartered or equivalent level as required of the role e.g. Chartered Engineer or Project Management Professional.
  • Management qualification and/or experience of managing at the required level ie managing multi-disciplinary project teams (either directly or via matrix management) in a similar discipline/organisation.
  • A Professional qualification Level 6 (e.g. Degree) or similar qualification in a relevant discipline (eg Engineering or Project Mgt) OR substantial experience in a relevant specialist field of works related to Infrastructure delivery
  • A sound knowledge of the latest legislative requirements as they relate to the identified specialist field.
  • Demonstrable experience of effective engagement with customers and stakeholders within a public sector organisation
  • Strong partnership work ethic with a proven track record of embracing and maintaining successful partnerships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Resilient with the ability to manage own emotions in the face of pressure, set-backs or when dealing with challenging situations.
  • Competent IT user including the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Skype for Business, Visio, Teams). Confident with data analysis, using it to inform strategy and monitor performance.

Interested? Please send your CV quoting reference SW1286




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