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Projects Manager
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PLA/0922/PPM
  • Published: Wed 21/09/2022, 10:36 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/10/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £41,591 to £43,570
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

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Projects Manager

Rutland County Council is looking for a Projects Manager to develop and deliver high-profile projects across the Places Directorate. This role will involve working with Project Sponsors and corporate stakeholders to coordinate activities to achieve objectives and milestones within the Directorate. We are looking for a Projects Manager that will be an essential part of our fast paced team who will work alongside a wide range of stakeholders, produce and present data and deliver corporate projects to timescale and within budget.

About you…

  • Educated to a degree level, preferably within Project Management or with a relevant Project Management qualification
  • Experience of working in a project management environment
  • Substantial experience analysing information and data to determine plans of action
  • Excellent communicator with good presenting, negotiating, networking and report writing skills

About the role… 

  • Support the Directorate Management Team to identify, risk assess and manage of key areas of work through a project governance structure to achieve corporate and directorate strategic aims and objectives
  • Develop, co-ordinate and support a programme of high-profile projects across the Directorate in line with the Corporate Programme and Project Management framework to achieve strategic and project objectives and timescales.
  • Work collaboratively with project sponsors and leads, subject matter experts, senior officers, corporate and service stakeholders to build relationships, produce business proposals and support the delivery of projects, ensuring comprehensiveness and robustness.
  • Utilise project management techniques to effectively co-ordinate resources and activities and document decision-making, ensuring a clear audit trail through the life of the project.

The Project Manager interviews will be held on 19th October 2022.

Please be advised this could be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.

We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.

Whilst the base for this post is Oakham, Rutland, the Local Authority offers a hybrid working practice.

Rutland Council is committed to Flexible Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are supportive of Hybrid working and welcome a conversation at interview about flexible working arrangements. As well as working from home, we feel it is important that you have opportunity to spend time in the workplace with your colleagues to help you learn, develop and engage.

Our offer to you:

We are committed to supporting and empowering our staff to be the best workers that they can be and that Rutland Council is the place you want to be.    Our benefits go beyond the salary – being part of a great team, excellent Local Government Pension, generous annual leave, opportunities to learn and develop your career, and a demonstrable commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our staff. 

Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.

Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk or if you have any queries about this role please contact Mona Walsh on 07779 550314 or at mwalsh2@rutland.gov.uk.

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758428 or email us at recruitment@rutland.gov.uk

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.