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Capital Projects Controller

Isle of Man Government - Office of Human Resources
Douglas, Isle of Man
£48,358 - £56,312 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2021
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About the role and our team

Join our team within the Treasury’s Strategic Asset and Capital Investment Committee as a Capital Projects Controller.

You will be a key member of the Treasury’s Strategic Asset and Capital Investment Committee, providing effective, professional advice on the hugely varied portfolio of capital projects to politicians and officers at all levels and in a range of different forums.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Raising awareness of and embedding the principles of long-term asset investment planning and management
  • Supporting the development of and building upon a strategic infrastructure needs assessment to set long term investment plans, and translate these into a five year capital programme
  • Providing professional assessments of the deliverability and cost data relating to the capital programme
  • Ensuring that all gateway approvals are progressed to SACIC where necessary, and being responsible for checking and signing off delegated approvals
  • Setting KPI’s and analysing progress, and compiling reports on the delivery of the capital programme

What can this role offer me?

The range and scale of capital projects from such a varied asset portfolio is vast, which ensures a constantly changing range of challenges and considerations. No two days are likely to be the same and you will play a key part in the development of a new approach to capital funding, programming and monitoring.

You will be responsible for, but supported with, maintaining relevant CPD. You’ll also benefit from a flexible approach to working which includes flexi-time and scope to work remotely, subject to the needs of the team and the business.

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

A relocation package of up to £5,000 based on receipts is available for this role.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification. More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from Andrew Sidebottom on 01624 685610.

A provisional interview date of 4 June 2021 has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

Due to the nature of the role, a full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is required.

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