Interim Senior Project Manager – Parking & Traffic

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Interim Senior Project Manager – Parking & Traffic
NEWHAM, London
Interim Position

Newham RQ604204

Posted: 13th June 2022 08:09
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  • Pay Rate:

    £254.27 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • NEWHAM, London,

    E16 2QU

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Interim Senior Project Manager – Parking & Traffic

Reference no: Newham RQ604204

To be responsible for the planning, development and delivery of Traffic Management & Safety and Parking Design Services in the Policies and Programmes Area within the Highways and Sustainable Transport group. This will involve working with both internal and external project team members, as well as managing elements of the projects at the various stages of their delivery.

To manage a team of professional and technical staff including directly employed staff, agency staff and/or external consultants, in the delivery of these services.

Specifics include:

  • To regularly monitor work programmes, budgets, performance indicators and quality targets to ensure the team meets agreed objectives, and delivers agreed programmes of work, within approved budgets and timescales.
  • To work to a consistently high standard and ensure that the work of the team delivers a high quality service, which complies with systems, developed to demonstrate quality and value for money, as determined by performance indicators, internal and external assessment and customer feedback.
  • To lead, motivate and assist with the professional development of staff within the team and to propose changes to work processes and procedures in their team to improve project delivery.
  • To ensure that the team works as a highly professional unit where the potential of staff is fully realised and any professional development needs are identified and addressed.
  • To develop and maintain effective communications, liaison and working relationships, both internally and externally, with corporate management team, with directly employed staff and external resources, with portfolio holders and elected members, client officers, community and business partners, relevant organisations and individuals, so as to ensure optimum outcomes from projects delivered by the team.
  • To prepare key and non-key decision reports, briefing notes and information for members and stakeholders during the various stages of their projects.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Qualifications:
    1. Relevant academic qualifications at degree level or equivalent.
    2. Member of Professional Institution and/or working towards Chartered Engineer with an appropriate Institution.
  2. Experience:
    1. Experience of managing highway projects up to £10M.
    2. Full working knowledge of the CDM Regulations and experience in the role of the Principal Designer.
    3. Experience of contract management and site supervision using the NEC suite of Contracts.
    4. Experience of preparation of task orders, work instructions, contract documents, specifications and methods of measurement for highways works.
    5. Experience of financial management including financial monitoring and budgetary control procedures of projects and budget lines
    6. Experience of site supervision
    7. Experience of delivering complex urban realm projects with in a highly built up area.
    8. Experience in the preparation, writing and submission of key and non-key decision reports, cabinet papers, member briefings, and committee and management reports.
    9. Experience in defining, managing, procuring, operating and controlling services and projects by external consultants/contractors including regular performance and budget reviews.
  3. Knowledge & Skills:
    1. Knowledge of the requirements of relevant Health and Safety legislation including CDM Regulations.
    2. Knowledge of contracts currently used by industry, data collection methods, scheme design and information technology.
    3. Excellent knowledge of recent innovation and developments in the Highways and Sustainable Transport Sector and to utilise this knowledge on their own projects.
    4. High level of knowledge and professional skills sufficient to oversee a range of Highway design, Traffic Management and general Civil Engineering schemes up to £10M in value.
    5. In-depth knowledge of relevant policies and legislation relevant to the service area.
    6. Knowledge of the functions, current trends and developments of local authorities is essential.
  4. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** Other Work-Related Requirements: Willingness and ability to work out of hours
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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