Project Manager – Planning & Housing

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Project Manager - Planning & Housing
Interim Position

WECA 5222754

Posted: 23rd January 2023 11:58
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £350.00 per day PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


    BS1 6AL

What's involved with this role:

Interim Project Manager - Planning & Housing 

Reference no: WECA 5222754   

Pay rate up to £350.00 per day PAYE depending on experience   

Project Manager role within Project Management Office to support infrastructure programmes. Looking for a proactive and energetic PM to take a range of projects through from concept to delivery 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Responsible for the development and delivery of infrastructure projects from concept to delivery, in a sustainable manner, to time, cost and quality, within corporate guidelines and to develop appropriate delivery strategies and plans for specific projects. Projects could be strategic or capital delivery.  
  • Liaise with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure project success.  
  • Would with the Infrastructure Category Manager to procure and manage technical resources required for the delivery of the project. 
  • Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle.  
  • Report on project progress to key internal and external stakeholders and through the democratic governance structure of The Combined Authority.  
  • Support the production of business cases to bid for project funding through Combined Authorities governance system, Central Government and other thirdparty funders.  
  • Support Combined Authorities Programme Managers, the Planning & Housing Team and Transport Policy Team in delivering projects 

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

  • Educated to degree level in relevant academic subject with significant project management knowledge or have the relevant practical experience to demonstrate a commensurate level of knowledge 
  • Qualification or significant experience in relevant project management disciplines and their practical application, including management of cost, risk, schedule, change and requirements 
  • Knowledge of UK engineering design and construction projects 
  • Knowledge of the requirements of corporate and construction health and safety 
  • Understanding of UK and EU Public procurement requirements 
  • Strong Project Management experience, with a clear understanding of what makes a successful project 
  • The experience and credibility to work effectively with senior managers and leaders 
  • Excellent project management skills 
  • Proven ability to understand and promote complex issues in a persuasive and sensitive manner 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  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. 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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Job Ref: WECA 5222754
Project Manager - Planning & Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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Project Manager - Planning & Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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