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Senior Project Manager

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/174966/22738
  • Published: Mon 11/04/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £41,591 - £44,624
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove Town Hall

Job introduction

We are looking to recruit a new Senior Project Manager to To provide, lead and where necessary procure the specialist services needed to design and manage the delivery of extensive externally funded programmes of work as well as the delivery of the City Council’s Local Transport Plan Programme, public transport services and developer related highway works.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a new Senior Project Manager to To provide, lead and where necessary procure the specialist services needed to design and manage the delivery of extensive externally funded programmes of work as well as the delivery of the City Council’s Local Transport Plan Programme, public transport services and developer related highway works.

Lead and direct multi-disciplinary project teams in a manner that secures the delivery of multi-million pound projects to time, cost and quality targets.

This is an exciting time to join Brighton & Hove City Council within the Transport Projects and Engineering team. We have an ambitious range of projects to roll out across the city. Though much has already been achieved, much still needs to be done to improve services which will ensure the successful delivery of current projects, as well as developing new ones. 

To directly lead, performance manage, develop staff and be responsible for the delivery of capital transformational city transport schemes, Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, walking and cycling initiatives, School Streets,  and the provision of public transport throughout the City, ensuring that any applicable nationally and locally set performance management targets and the Council’s performance management standards are met.

As the successful candidate you will lead, manage and co-ordinate inter-departmental and multi-disciplinary project teams working on strategic multi-million pound projects in Brighton and Hove involving high level discussion and negotiation with planners, solicitors, accountants, private sector developers and transport operators and such other organisations and individuals as may be involved in these projects.

You will have a track record of successfully developing and delivering service improvements, and you will also have a strong customer ethos, a collaborative approach and excellent communication skills across a broad range of diverse groups.

We offer great terms and conditions including the Local Government Pension Scheme, excellent training and development, generous annual leave and staff discounts.

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time, 37 per week

Interview date: TBA

For an informal discussion, please email tracy.beverley@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Deadline for applications is 22nd May 2022. Interview dates (To be confirmed)

Why work for Brighton & Hove City Council?

It’s for good reason that the City of Brighton & Hove has been named as one of the happiest places in the UK. With its stunning location between the sea and the South Downs National Park, excellent connections to the capital, vibrant culture, rich heritage, and diverse communities, there’s something for everyone. Working for Brighton & Hove City Council means that you’re able to play your part in making the city a fantastic place to live, work and visit

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

This role is politically restricted.  For further information on what this means for employees in post, please click on the document attachment below.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

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  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/174966/22738
  • Published: Mon 11/04/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £41,591 - £44,624
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove Town Hall

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