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Project Controller

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
12/02/2019
Advert End Date:
22/02/2019 17:00
Salary:
£30,756 – £34,106 per annum
Hours per week:
36 hours per week, flexible working across Monday to Friday
Job Category:
Policy/ Research
Vacancy ID:
183990
Employment Location:
The location of the team has yet to be determined; but it will be centrally located within the North East region at a location with good public transport links

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Feb


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Further information

In March 2018 the Department for Transport (DfT) launched a Call for Proposals for city region authorities wishing to obtain capital funding from its Transforming Cities Fund (TCF). The TCF has been established to fund capital infrastructure works that will deliver transformational benefits to sustainable and public transport users.

In September 2018 the North East (Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham) was one of ten city regions shortlisted to submit bids for funding from TCF during 2019. In December 2018 two further city regions were added to this shortlist. Across the 12 bidding authorities there is £1.22bn of capital funding available.

In November 2018 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in his budget statement that an opportunity to bid for Future Mobility Zone status would be added to the TCF process. Up to three Future Mobility Zones (FMZs) will be established during 2019, adding to the zone already established in the West Midlands. £90m of TCF funding has so far been allocated by DfT to the FMZs.

In order to respond to these opportunities in the most effective way and maximise the chances of success, the Regional Transport Team is boosting its resources temporarily in some key areas.

Project Controller
This is a secondment opportunity to start as soon as possible, and will be required until the end of October 2019.

A project management resource is required to co-ordinate and manage all timescales, deliverables and milestones across each scheme and each scheme promoter. The programme management resource will also prepare progress reports and analysis for regular scheme promoters’ meetings.

To apply click on the apply button and complete our online application form.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 25 February 2019.

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