Temporary Project Manager – Leisure and Wellbeing

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Temporary Project Manager - Leisure and Wellbeing
Hengoed, Wales
Contract / Temporary

Caerphilly 5225258

Posted: 12th March 2023 18:44
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  • Pay Rate:

    £19.85 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37, Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 13 months

  • Hengoed, Wales,

    CF82 7PG

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Project Manager - Leisure and Wellbeing

Reference no: Caerphilly 5225258

Pay Rate: £19.85 per hour PAYE

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 13 months

A Project Manager is required to provide clear direction to the Project Team on key aspects of implementation including Financial, Legal, Planning, timescales, and contract management and recommend effective proposals.

Key responsibilities:

  • Successfully develop and manage the Leisure and Wellbeing Hub Project as Project Manager in accordance with the Levelling Up Fund submission.
  • Ensure the Leisure and Wellbeing Hub Project is delivered to the necessary standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost via recognised project management principles. In doing so set, monitor, and measure performance against targets and standards.
  • Coordinate and report to the Leisure and Wellbeing Hub Project Team.
  • Liaise with project leads (including Land and Property, Finance, and Procurement) and provide direction and support for officers contributing to the Project.
  • Prepare and present regular reports through agreed reporting lines on project progress and ensure update reports and information are provided to relevant parties including project partners, funding bodies, Corporate Management Team, Cabinet Member, and local Elected Members.
  • Monitor project expenditure and provide updates to the Project Team and to the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund Delivery Team in compliance with the funding requirements.
  • Manage the contract with the lead design and build partner and any other suppliers and contractors engaged by the organisation to deliver the Project.
  • Continually review, evaluate, and interrogate output of consultants and contractors to ensure best practice methodology is applied to all processes of project delivery.
  • Work closely with the Sport and Leisure Service to ensure the delivery and design of the Leisure and Wellbeing Hub is consistent with the aims and objectives of the Sport and Active Recreation Strategy.
  • Engage with the community, partners, Service Managers across the organisation and other stakeholders to develop the Hub’s wellbeing offer.
  • Establish and maintain constructive relationships with external organisations, e.g., UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund Delivery Team.
  • Foster and develop links with all stakeholders and act as the primary point of contact for the Leisure and Wellbeing Hub.
  • Initiate and arrange for a communications and community engagement plan to run throughout the Project to ensure all stakeholders are fully informed of, and can be involved in, the development of the Leisure and Wellbeing Hub.


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


  • Relevant Level 4, 5 or 6 qualifications on the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales for example Regeneration, Project Management or Engineering.
  • PRINCE2 or equivalent Project Management Practitioner.


  • Extensive demonstrable practical experience of PRINCE2 principles in a project environment.
  • Experience as a project manager.
  • Experience of using Prince 2 or equivalent to project manage.
  • Experience of implementing and managing change.
  • Experience of contract management.
  • Experience of implementing financial controls and management of core budgets.


  • Demonstrable practical knowledge of project planning and implementation.
  • Technical knowledge of budget monitoring and contract procedures.
  • Knowledge of current health and safety and welfare codes and legislation.
  • Knowledge of managing successful teams.
  • Understanding of and commitment to democratic processes, governance, and accountability.

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Financial and budgetary skills.
  • Demonstrate energy and vision.
  • Flexible approach to work, including attendance at out of hours meetings.
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and committed.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Financial and budgetary skills.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with people at all levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other organisations and agencies.
  • Able to demonstrate political sensitivity and sound judgement.
  • Able to operate in a multi-disciplinary environment and contribute to the delivery of the priorities.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to work with a range of IT systems including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


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.

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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. Full UK Category B (Cars) Driving Licence.
  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.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Temporary Project Manager - Leisure and Wellbeing
Client Category: Local Authority

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