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Digital Infrastructure Project Delivery Manager

Posted 5 days 5 hours ago by West Sussex County Council

£56,713 - £59,946 Annual
Full Time
I.T. & Communications Jobs
Sussex, Chichester, United Kingdom, PO188
Job Description

Do you have strong leadership experience and proven advanced project management skills to lead the delivery of civils infrastructure project(s) in urban and rural areas of West?

Salary: £56,713 to £59,946 per annum.

Location: Your main office will be in Chichester. You will have the opportunity to work from home, with this being determined by the service's needs.

Contract: Fixed-term until 31.12.2025.

Working pattern: Full-time, 37 hours per week. Flexible working options available, to be agreed with your line manager.

Employer Pension Contribution: 19.70% this alters per annum on the 1 April each year.

Annual leave: 30 days holiday + Bank holidays = 38 days.

Interviews dates: 26th July, 30th July, 9th August and 12th August.

We are looking for a Project Delivery Manager to lead the delivery of civils infrastructure project(s) in urban and rural areas.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for driving forward the delivery of government funded capital project(s) to quality, time and budget.
  • Lead a team of WSCC Project Managers and external suppliers.
  • Plan future phases of live and new projects with delivery partners.
  • Be the escalation point responsible for resolving issues across the project.
  • Relay complex technical information to stakeholders verbally and through presentations and reports.

You will play a crucial role in delivering multi-million-pound projects and achieving the Council's digital ambitions. You will develop processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in order to ensure responsible spending of public funds.

What we need from you:

  • Ability to make sound pragmatic problem-solving decisions, which will have a wider service impact.
  • Research, evaluation and interpretation skills.
  • People management and performance management skills.
  • Ability to set timescales and objectives and review effectiveness of service delivery.
  • Project and program management skills.
  • Significant post qualification experience in dealing with significant and complex issues.
  • Expert specialist, theoretical knowledge relating to the delivery of complex programs and projects. (Digital projects is desirable)
  • Detailed practical experience to formulate and develop policies, processes and guidance.
  • Sound practical and theoretical knowledge of the political environment of local government and partner organisations, with exposure to shaping and supporting initiatives in a political environment.
  • Experience of delivering or co-ordinating a quality service to others.
  • Experience of managing a budget and contributing to financially related decisions on high level spending.

Rewards and Benefits

We care hugely about wellbeing, and how we support our team to develop to be the best they can be. Alongside this, we also offer the below benefits:

  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays.
  • A generous pension scheme.
  • A strong supportive management team.
  • Training and development opportunities, including a range of apprenticeships, technical training, coaching and mentoring opportunities.
  • Subscription fees paid for one relevant professional body.
  • A range of discounts including Argos, Samsung, Asos, B&Q and many more.
  • Free access to employee assistant programmes.
  • Discounted membership at selected local sports and fitness centres.
  • A range of commuting and business travel discount and initiatives.

For a full list of the benefits offered to you as a West Sussex County Council employee you can find them on our Rewards and Benefits page.

Further Information

For issues or queries regarding your application please contact .

Apply now and be a part of shaping the future of West Sussex.

Click the apply button below, upload your CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the key skills in the attached job description. Remember to give examples.

Please be aware that we will be conducting interviews throughout the duration of the advertisement being live. However, the final appointment will not be made until after the job closing date to ensure that all candidates are reviewed fairly.

Internal candidates wishing to apply for this role will be considered for a secondment position. Please can you therefore discuss and agree this with your manager before applying for this position.

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