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Project Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
06/02/2020
Advert End Date:
20/02/2020 23:59
Salary:
£32,029 - £35,934
Allowances:
32029
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Planning / Building Control
Vacancy ID:
195779
Employment Location:
County Hall
Closing date:
20 Feb
Further Information

Northumberland County Council is seeking to recruit a project manager to deliver the Solar Car Port, Storage and Electric Vehicle Charge Point project.

The project has received up to £1,517,616 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and
Local Government (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund.

Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations.
For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.

The position is a fixed term position for a period of 18 months managing the implementation and build phases of the project.

The Role
The successful applicant will ideally have experience of project management and a background in renewable technology. The applicant will be part of the team that is managing the refurbishment of County Hall and will be reporting into the programme manager for the County Hall refurbishment.
The project will require the project manager to tie into the existing County Hall refurbishment programme, it will therefore be an advantage for the successful candidate to have experience in managing construction projects where there are multiple contractors on site.
It is important that the candidate is confident with managing meetings, feeding back progress both to senior management, Councillors and where applicable members of the public.
The candidate will ideally have a background managing projects which have a grant funding aspect and are used to reporting requirements and special conditions.

We are offering
- A starting salary £32,029
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision.

For more information, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications will be midnight on 20th February 2020

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email  hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk