Project and Programme Managers

Watford, Hertfordshire
Competitive Salary
19 Jul 2018
17 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We think Watford’s got something you might like to see – Find out more at our Open Evening 31 July 6pm to 9pm

Here in Watford we have big plans for the future.  With over £1.5 billion of investment already happening in our town we have the track record to show we deliver on our projects. As a result of our success, we were nominated for ’council of the year’ and ‘best commercial council’ in the recent Municipal Journal awards.  These nominations demonstrate how we have successfully integrated our ambitions for the town with astute business planning and a focus on creating the right climate to succeed.
Here are some of our town’s major projects:
intu Watford –a £180 million investment in expanding and refurbishing the site. 

High Street improvements –the council is leading work to renew the High Street environment and public realm.

Watford Junction – delivery has started on the transformation of the environment, creating thousands of new homes, retail and new public infrastructure. 

Town Hall redevelopment – one of our latest projects, we are creating a new civic hub for shared use with public sector partners.

Transport investment – delivering an innovative on demand bus scheme, a new transport application town wide, and Watford’s first bicycle hire scheme.

Park investment – bringing to life approved schemes such as Oxhey Leisure Park and Woodside redevelopment.

Watford 2020 - we are also currently looking at how we work and have an ambitious agenda to transform the organisation over the next two years with extensive digitalisation, trading services  and back office reengineering.

Your new role

These exciting opportunities at Watford Borough Council will enable you to be part of making our bold and progressive vision a reality.  You will work on extensive range of projects, providing a rich variety of experience.

What you will need to succeed

You will be a talented and ambitious project/programme manager with a demonstrable track record of working on similar projects.

What you will get in return

A remuneration package, up to £55,000 which includes a £5,000 market factor supplement to recognise your value to us, flexible working arrangements, great benefits including a generous employer contribution pension scheme and generous annual leave, and staff discounts at a fantastic leisure centre just over the road, which offers a state of the art gym, swimming. You’ll be in the centre of a thriving town, with all the amenities associated with it and have access to beautiful countryside, with one of the top 10 parks in the country next door and available for lunchtime and after work relaxation or exercise.

What you need to do now

 To find our more visit

Or come along with your CV to our open evening on 31 July anytime from 6pm to 9pm at Watford Town Hall. We’ll have a glass of something fizzy and some nibbles to help entice you!

We look forward to meeting you and telling you about our great town.

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