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Principal Project Manager - Capital
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/9670
  • Published: Wed 13/01/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 22/01/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £43,966 - £47,822 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Principal Project Manager - Capital

Team: Infrastructure Delivery, Business & Investment, Place and Communities Directorate

Job Family: Enabling - CBG13

Salary: £43,966 - £47,822 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Thorn Turn Depot, Dunstable

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 22nd January 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 25th January 2021

More about the role:

Our Infrastructure Delivery Team aims to facilitate sustainable growth and minimise the impact on existing communities.  By ensuring our highway and other infrastructure is useable and safe for the public, we help make Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.  By working alongside colleagues to deliver a portfolio of projects to ensure local people and communities have outstanding infrastructure and connectivity then you could find your greatness.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Project Manager – Capital to project manage and client the delivery of a portfolio of capital projects.  This includes the stakeholder management, corporate reporting, dealing with funding bodies, gaining approvals, budget management, writing works information/specification/scope for design aspects as well as overseeing the quality and timely delivery of design services and construction.  You will be required to engage with colleagues in procurement, commercial, site supervision, finance and communications.  The current range of capital projects includes Dunstable High Street, Arlesey Relief Road, M1A6 Link Road and Flitwick Interchange. 

If you have previous experience in a similar role and a relevant degree, then we would love to hear from you.  You will bring enthusiasm and can-do approach and be proficient in using your great communication skills to represent the Council at public meetings, inquiries, and exhibitions to inform or consult with stakeholders as appropriate. It is essential that you build strong working relationships both within and to external stakeholders.

Join us and take advantage of our rewards package and the chance to learn and progress. Be part of our team and find your greatness by giving our communities an exceptional highway network.  

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.

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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Principal Project Manager Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Paul Mason at or call 0300 300 4708. 

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer; we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.