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Project Delivery Manager

Cheshire West and Chester Council
Ellesmere Port,
£48,120 - £55,205 per annum
Closing date
9 Sep 2022
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Project Delivery Manager

To lead and manage the successful delivery of capital projects and activities that support the overall vision for the Council/locality. In dong so, ensure that results are delivered to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and costs.

Salary Min: £48,120 per annum

Salary Max: £55,205 per annum

Hours per week:37

Weeks per year: 52

Employment Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 09/09/2022

Ref No: W2127


Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

Our Major Projects and Capital Delivery Team is a forward-thinking Service offering a range of construction related disciplines across the Council. We provide design, project management and financial/contract management services from Options Feasibility to Completion (RIBA 1 to 6).

Reporting to the Head of Construction & Development you’ll be responsible for leading and managing a team delivering a wide variety of education, retail, leisure, and other construction projects. The Service is currently managing a wide range of project ranging from major schemes such as Chester Northgate Scheme, a multimillion-pound town centre regeneration project involving the construction of a cinema, market hall, public square, and restaurant complex, conservation projects on a number of our many listed building through to an extensive school improvement programme.

Your role will be to lead on the larger projects within the Capital Programme and ensure that your team is delivering effectively to the Council Plan. You’ll also lead on stakeholder relationships with client services and ensure that your direct reports are operating within council regulations and the councils contract procedure rules. 

You’ll ideally be educated to Degree level or equivalent and have substantial experience of leading and managing a staff team, in addition to a track record of the successful delivery of the types of projects listed above. Demonstration of the ability to successful negotiate and manage contractors and consultants is essential.

We prioritise the wellbeing our workforce and enable those with ambition to reach their full potential through structured training programs, as well as individual coaching and mentoring. You’ll work on interesting and ambitious projects that have a direct positive impact on the people’s lives and the Cheshire West and Chester borough.

A driving licence is essential for this role.

Please note, we reserve the option to close this advert early, once sufficient applicants have applied. 

For an informal discussion please contact

The contractual work location for this role is listed above however you may be required to work from a range of work locations or sites within the Borough and may also be required to work from home, depending on the needs of the service.

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In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

 Please ensure you check the email account (including junk/spam boxes) from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application. 

 If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

 Cheshire West and Chester Council are committed to equality and diversity in employment.  Please click the Equality Policy for more information.

 Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which means that all employees will receive a minimum of £9.90 per hour for all contracted hours.

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