Project Manager

Southampton City Council
Southampton, Hampshire
£45,648 - £51,645
Closing date
27 Aug 2022

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This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Project Managers looking for a role packed with variety who want to have a direct and valuable impact on the lives of the people of Southampton.

We are looking for collaborative and enthusiastic Project Managers to join our Projects and Change team. The successful candidate will work across a broad range of projects including business transformation and IT enabling projects and will need to be comfortable delivering multiple projects across any required remit. 

We welcome candidates with a range of experience and skills, the successful candidates will work on Programmes leading business change across all the services we deliver[MA1] 

You will be comfortable working independently and as part of a wider programme team, astute to the political nature of the public sector. Ownership and accountability are a must, with proven experience of end to end project delivery and the ability to build constructive relationships across a range of diverse stakeholders. 

Budget and delivery management, appropriate governance and guidance of the wider project team are core to the role, with successful achievement of agreed project outcomes, supported by active change management.  

With evidence of a strong commercial focus and a breadth of experience, we also look to our Project Managers to actively contribute to developing project and change management capability within the council. 

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you. 

We offer a wide range of benefits which includes:

  • Flexible working
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Cycle scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

Our organisation and team are fully supportive of flexible working and we actively support a variety of approaches to flexible working which includes, but is not limited to part time hours, job sharing roles, amended hours, flexi-time working hours, working from home and flexibility for caring responsibilities.  

We reserve the right to close posts at any time once we have received sufficient applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Contact details for informal discussion:

For more information or an informal discussion about the role please contact

Additional information:

  • Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours per week)
  • The Working Hours for this role are 37 hours per week.
  • We have multiple positions available for this role.
  • Please note that interviews will be face to face in person.
  • This role is fixed term for 2 years.

To be considered for this post please submit an online application through our website: or click on the 'Apply for this job' button below.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed, unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Recruitment contact details:

To apply for the position please select the 'Apply on Website' button at the bottom of the page.

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