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Programme Office Manager
Job Reference Ref/1699/554
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We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:
- Flexible working (Including Term Time and Part Time opportunities where appropriate)
- 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 the role
You will be responsible for coordinating the management of multiple projects of varying complexity and priority and ensuring you are adopting the latest process and governance solutions to provide the best outcomes. You will be a big part of achieving our net zero target through innovative design.
Overall purpose of this role:
The development and delivery of new transport infrastructure is vital to the future economic wellbeing of Cambridgeshire. In order to achieve this, it is essential that projects are well managed and a comprehensive governance procedure is in place to assure the project process. The Project Delivery approach towards project management is currently under review the project framework and overarching governance is under challenge to ensure it is as robust and relevant as possible for today’s market.
The Project Delivery Programme Office Manager will be responsible for driving the change programme to ensure that project disciplines are properly embedded into the culture of the department. The role requires an experienced project manager who understands the range of activities that a Project Management Office (PMO) performs and to ensure that these are appropriately monitored. Project teams need to be fully supported in delivering their projects.
In addition, the role requires excellent written and oral communication skills, analytical ability to work with and interpret a range of data, networking skills and the ability to work with a range of stakeholder groups developing strong partnerships to create effective working relationships.
To support the PMO Team Leader and other managers within Place & Sustainability in delivering the Council and Directorate’s objectives, through joined-up service planning, community engagement and the flexible use of resources.
To find out more about our team and the work that we do, visit https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/highway-jobs
For an informal chat please contact Mike Williams Assistant Director Project Delivery firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, please upload a document containing your CV and a covering letter, outlining how you meet the attached person specification. Ensure your covering letter to support your CV is no more than two 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.
You will be capable of coordinating a range of projects of varying complexity. Your ability to influence a number of professionals will be essential in this role. You will be keen to support positive programme outcomes through effective risk, cost and quality management principles. Being motivated to make a visible difference to our communities and drive forward change to meet our net zero ambition is essential.
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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