AP-ADV-BUC00529: Project Officers - Strategic Transport and Infrastructure Service
  • 01 Aug 2020
  • Location:
    Buckinghamshire - Aylesbury Vale
  • Sector:
    Public sector
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    £29,121 - £38,881
  • Start Date:
    ASAP post interviews
Job Description:
This is your chance to make a lasting impact on our county. From developing the connected transport networks of the future and driving sustainable business growth to ambitious urban regeneration, the futureof Buckinghamshire’s infrastructure and environment is in your hands.

We have a number of ambitious projects underway and many more planned.   We need talented and experienced project managers and teamleaders to deliver our programme of works and drive forward these keyinfrastructure projects.

About the role

Buckinghamshire Council has exciting opportunities to work on regeneration and infrastructure projects as the economy and population of Buckinghamshire grows.

We’re recruiting for Team Leaders and Project Managers to work within our Highways Infrastructure Projects team. The team are delivering a range of highway improvements from sustainable travel projects, junction improvements and new link roads to town centre regeneration, and have a significantly expanding order book of projects with complex funding arrangements that we need you to manage.

The projects we deliver are challenging, complex, interesting and provide real benefit to Buckinghamshire’s residents and businesses. 

Delivering multi million pounds worth of infrastructure projects you will need to work across organisations to deliver the new infrastructure required to support the growth within Buckinghamshire.

We’re offering you the chance to help change the world of Buckinghamshire for the better. As a member of our team, you will tackle key projects designed to improve our environment and economy. You can be sure that you’ll be a valued member of our team, with the power to make an impact from day one.

Working closely with the Head of Highways Infrastructure Projects, your role will be to project manage a range of projects to deliver them efficiently and effectively. You’ll ensure that projects are delivered on time and to budget, which will require you to lead on the production and delivery of project documentation, monitor budgets, prioritise resources, as well as establishing Programme and Project boards with clearly set governance and accountability throughout the project structure.

For full details please see the job summary.

About you

We are looking for a candidate with a background in Highways and/or Project Management. As a team we are keen to develop our staff and this career graded position is tailored for this approach. You will be used to dealing with both internal and external stakeholders, understand the key stages of project management and have good planning and organisational skills.

Organised and IT-literate, you are a Project Management professional.You can co-ordinate partners, contribute to virtual teams and work with stakeholders, drawing on your great communication skills. Well versedin standard MS Office software, you are also a capable financial manager, ensuring your projects don’t go over budget or deadline.Experience of highways projects and commissioning of consultants along with knowledge of Prince 2 methodology is desirable, and you will have a determined, can-do approach committed to succeeding.

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Application deadline 16th August 2020
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