Senior Project Management Opportunities

M1 3BG, Manchester
£48,759.00 - £54,882.00 Per Annum
06 Mar 2019
18 Mar 2019
Job Function
Programme Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate about developing and delivering a variety of exciting projects and programmes which will have a significant impact on the travelling public of Greater Manchester? Are you committed to playing a critical role in achieving challenging objectives and inspiring others to meet exceptional standards?

Projects Group within TfGM is changing. As well as our more traditional transport construction projects and programmes, such as Metrolink, transport interchanges, rail stations, highways and bus priority, we are now delivering a range of emerging priorities from easing congestion, addressing air quality and encouraging more people to cycle and walk. Overall this level of investment is likely to exceed over £1 billion over the next few years.

We are seeking experienced leaders within a Project environment to join the Projects Group team to contribute to the achievement of our challenging strategic priorities in the role of Senior Project Manager. Reporting to a Project and Programme Manager within Projects Group, in addition to the technical aspects of the role you will lead and manage a team of project management professionals working across a wide range of projects of over £1 million and will have suitable experience and knowledge to guide and support your team.  In addition, you will lead the engagement with stakeholders across the public and private sector relevant to the projects you are managing.

You will have demonstrable relevant senior management experience in a project/programme management background, negotiating, analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data, both text and numerical, whilst working to tight deadlines and meeting funding and operational targets. You will also have a relevant project management qualification at Practitioner, Degree or Diploma level.

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders using a variety of forms of communication. You will have experience of presenting information to a range of political, professional and public audiences.

Significant experience of project management techniques, a working understanding of the transport and environmental context within which we work, financial acumen (including managing budgets) and the ability to lead on partnership working with a wide range of stakeholders is required.

If you believe you can meet our requirements in these challenging roles we would really like to hear from you!

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

At TfGM we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

The salary range for this role is £48,759 to £54,882.  Salary on appointment will be dependent upon your skills and experience.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.  We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.