Project Manager

Resolve Personnel
South Gloucestershire, South West England
£24 per hour
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager


Project details:
Responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of the Thornbury High Street project and within South Gloucestershire, which will provide a public and economic benefit to the local communities and high street.

The Thornbury High Street project consists of the following elements –

• Delivery of a high-quality Public Realm enhancement and investment project; that seeks to prioritise the pedestrian and increase footfall
• To deliver Active and Sustainable Travel Infrastructure.
• Green Infrastructure – working with internal specialists to improve the health and wellbeing of residents, support nature and the natural environment, improve air quality etc.
• Travel behaviour change – supporting sustainable and active travel choices
• Delivery of outdoor events and hospitality
• Investment in delivering a High Street scheme that is accessible for all – working with Accessibility and Equality Groups
• Supporting businesses to thrive beyond the pandemic

What you will be required to do:

You will be required to effectively coordinate work packages and their inter-dependencies, together with the effective management of any risks and issues that may arise in order to deliver the project.

Collaboratively, you will be required to work closely with senior managers, key stakeholders, West of England (WoE) partners and Elected Members to agree priorities, roles and responsibilities and timescales for delivery.

You will manage multi-discipline project delivery teams in South Gloucestershire along with staff and contractors from other partner organisations. Ensuring that Members, officers, partners and other stakeholders are briefed in a timely way on project progress.

It will be your responsibility to effectively manage the project budget and programme, resolution of any risks and issues and making sure that Members, officers, partners and other stakeholders are briefed in a timely way regarding project progress.

It is key that you provide expert and prompt advice to customers and partners on major issues, ensuring that effective customer relationships are established and maintained and that the Council is aware of implications, risks and benefits and that innovative solutions to complex technical issues have been developed.

* Project management experience
* Degree - relevant qualification

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