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GCP Senior Project Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) is responsible for transforming Greater Cambridge through a City Deal aimed at unlocking the economic growth potential of the area over the coming decades and realising thousands of new jobs and homes.

The development and delivery of major transport infrastructure is vital to the future economic wellbeing of Greater Cambridge. The GCP Transport programme is a cornerstone of the City Deal initiative and aims to develop a sustainable transport network for Greater Cambridge that keeps people, business and ideas connected as the area continues to grow.

What will you be doing?

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be developing one or more of our exciting projects such as the Greater Cambridge Greenways or the City Access Programme. The post holder will be required to oversee and manage multimillion pound budgets for transport projects, which will have long lasting benefits for people who live, visit and work in Greater Cambridge.

You will be working with a team of experienced project managers from varying backgrounds coming together to deliver key infrastructure projects for the Greater Cambridge area. An exciting environment where you will be encouraged to work independently and develop your skills and experience.

About you

We need someone who is firmly focused on delivery to time and budget and who is prepared to tackle the challenges that come with the unique location and context of Greater Cambridge. Navigating a complex governance environment, you will be politically astute, with the ability to build consensus and credibility with civic, academic and business stakeholders, in order to deliver high levels of impact at a local, sub-regional and national level. Experience in construction will be very beneficial for this role.

You will require an excellent understanding and experience of infrastructure delivery within a local authority or central Government context.

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

The Greater Cambridge Partnership offers completely flexible working arrangements which includes hybrid working, job share and part time or full-time agreements. Although the office for the Greater Cambridge Partnership will continue to be based in the city of Cambridge, we are flexible on location and working pattern, and actively encourage flexible working.

We’re proud to be an inclusive and equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring people based on attitude and merit, regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We're committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented within the council.

Please note - If you have applied and been unsuccessful for this role within the last six months, please wait until six months have elapsed before applying again. 

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If you have any questions or wish to discuss the role, please contact Lynne Miles

Interviews will be taking place week commencing 16th October 2023 at Mandela House, Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1BY


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