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Project and Programme Manager x3 - Ref: 22-24640
£41,496 - £43,516 a year | Permanent
- Job title:
- Project and Programme Manager x3
- North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agent
- Delivery and Inspection Unit
- Closing date:
- 23/02/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Permanent | 37 Hour
- £41,496 - £43,516 a year
- Pay Scale:
- See Job Advertisement
Project and Programme Manager (3 Posts)
SALARY : PS4 (35-37) £41,496-£43,516
Based at one of the following locations;
Halkyn, Conwy Bangor, Llandrindod, Dolgellau, Aberaeron, i gynnwys gweithio hybrid/
+ Hybrid working
An exciting opportunity to join an established team of Project and Programme Managers delivering capital projects on the Trunk Road network across North and Mid Wales. The post holder will be responsible for leading on the project management of highway improvements, upgrades and major maintenance capital projects, through our extended public and private sector supply chains. The post benefits from our hybrid working model with the opportunity for home working.
For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Clive Bayley on 07971 674337.
For these posts, the ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable.
Application forms and further details available through Gwynedd Council website www.gwynedd.gov.uk or by telephoning 01286 679076.
Closing Date: 10.00 AM, THURSDAY 23 February 2023
If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form. You need to ensure that you check your E-MAIL regularly.
Ability to work under pressure
Self motivated and committed
Ability to receive, assimilate and evaluate information from multiple sources.
Candidates must be self-motivated and capable of working with a minimum of supervision
Qualifications and relevant training
Degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or an appropriate discipline
HNC or equivalent in Civil Engineering or an appropriate discipline and significant relevant experience.
Membership of an appropriate professional body
Health and Safety training
Relevant experience in managing the delivery of structures and infrastructure improvement schemes
Experience in coordinating and managing programmes of work
Experience in contract administration and project procurement
Experience of managing framework contracts
Experience of managing resources at a senior level to deliver multidiscipline programmes of work
Skills and specialist knowledge
Ability to organise work priorities, forward plan and deliver programmes of work on time with minimum supervision
Ability to effectively co-ordinate and manage the delivery of work programmes through service providers to prescribed deadlines
To undertake duties in a confident and professional manner with the ability to show initiative and creativity
Ability to receive, assimilate and evaluate information from multiple sources and provide detailed recommendations
Detailed knowledge of project management and the key processes within the delivery of individual projects within an engineering or construction environment
Experience in structural engineering and the delivery of structures related schemes
Current Driving Licence
Good Interpersonal and strong analytical skills and the ability to produce detailed report writing supplemented by effective presentation skills
Financial management and analysis skills
Detailed knowledge of legislation, standards and other policies relating to Project Management
Detailed knowledge of administering construction projects through modern procurement methods e.g. NEC Suite of Contracts
Knowledge of delivering construction projects utilising framework agreements
Listening and Speaking - Entry Level
Able to pronounce the names of places and people correctly.Able to follow instructions and understand simple conversation through the medium of Welsh and English on familiar matters and respond to simple requests for information
Reading and Understanding - Entry Level
Able to read and understand short and simple letters, e-mails, leaflets, and signs in Welsh and English on familiar everyday issues, in order to convey them to someone else.
Writing - Entry Level
Able to write a simple message requesting or giving information about familiar everyday issues in the workplace.
Purpose of the post
•Ensure that the people of Gwynedd are at the heart of everything we do.
•To be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all Agency structures projects with regard to ensuring delivery to cost, time and quality requirements
•To assist in the coordination and programming of the Agency’s annual and 5 year programme of renewal, upgrade, and safety schemes.
•To support the Agency Project Sponsors in the development and delivery of the Agency’s overall programme of revenue and capital projects.
•To act as the Agency’s structures specialist and to advise on structural issues as required.
•To ensure compliant contract administration of projects on the network to meet WG requirements.
•To assist in the development and implementation of project procurement policy and procedures including the development and implementation of the Sharepoint project management system and associated database.
•To assist with regard to the technical and contractual aspects of the establishment, monitoring and renewal of the Agency’s framework contracts.
•To act as Project Sponsor and CDM Client on projects as agreed.
•To procure and project manage consultancy design and contractor services in accordance with Agency procedures, ensuring compliance with performance requirements.
Responsibility for functions
•Management of external service providers (WG service providers, Partner Authorities and private sector consultants and contractors).
•Management of all relevant highway project budgets
•Management of the Agency’s Sharepoint system and database.
To undertake an overseeing and coordinating role for all Agency structures related projects with regard to ensuring delivery to cost, time and quality requirements, including:
•Maintaining and monitoring a master schedule of all Agency projects, with specific emphasis on ensuring delivery
•Advising and liaising closely with Project Sponsors with regard to the preparation of project briefs, mini-competition tendering procedures, project management programmes/plans, and project delivery.
•Applying the principles of the PRINCE2 project management system.
•To advise on structures related issues in relation to major improvement schemes as required..
•Liaising with Partner Authority and private sector providers with regard to projects including the provision of Key Performance Indicators
•Liaising with the Business Unit with regard to project performance management
•Assisting Project Sponsors with project closure including commissioning, as-built records and updating of inventory.
To act as the Agency’s contract administration and project procurement specialist
To ensure compliant contract administration of projects on the network to meet WG requirements.
To act as Project Sponsor on projects as agreed. In this capacity, to undertake the following functions:-
•to identify project need, secure project funding and prepare project brief.
•to ensure that all commissions are allocated in accordance with the PA Consultancy Service Protocol.
•to agree the project brief and programme
•to approve consultancy fee and delivery team proposals
•to liaise with relevant WG personnel.
•to be responsible for overall project delivery and budget management.
•to agree and approve compensation events
•to review and agree monthly submissions for payment
•to receive, review, amend and approve project KPI’s.
•to initiate non-performance processes.
•to report on expenditure to date and future expenditure profile to the Agency Business Unit.
•to arrange and chair project progress meetings.
•to review and endorse project related submissions prior to issue to WG.
•to ensure appropriate closure of projects in accordance with defined procedures.
To act as CDM Client on projects as agreed. To advise and assist Project Sponsors on the role of CDM Client.
To manage all relevant project budgets associated with the above.
To assist in the coordination of the process of identifying, promoting and prioritising the Agency’s annual and 5 year programme of renewal, upgrade and safety schemes.
To support the Agency Project Sponsors in the overall development and delivery of the programme of revenue and capital projects across the Trunk Road network in North and Mid Wales in accordance with Welsh Government (WG) requirements.
To enable the delivery of the programmes of projects through the procurement of trunk road consultancy services and construction works in accordance with Agency procedures.
Other Technical Duties
To assist with regard to the technical and contractual aspects of the establishment, monitoring and renewal of the Agency’s framework contracts
To assist in the development and implementation of project procurement policy and procedures including the development and implementation of the Sharepoint project management system and associated database. This will include training and staff development issues both within the Agency and with service providers.
To ensure that the principles of Rethinking Construction are promoted by the Agency in its procurement procedures.
To develop and review processes as part of continual improvement to ensure that budget allocations are utilised efficiently and effectively and that works are delivered to time cost and quality, without undue public or media reaction.
To assist in the management, the collation, preparation and submission of scheme bids through the Agents bid process.
To ensure compliance with all legislative requirements relevant to the post.
To ensure Agency Partner Authority and Framework service providers comply with UK / WG policies and standards including:
•Design Manual for Roads & Bridges
•Specification for Highway Works
•Method of Measurement for Highway Works
•Chapter 8 Traffic Signs Manual
•WG Trunk Road Maintenance Manual
•Gwynedd Council Standing Orders
•Other relevant documents referenced by the WGMAA agreement
To assist the Business & Quality Manager and relevant staff to develop systems and procedures for the Agency Business Management System.
To ensure that systems and processes are implemented to audit, monitor and manage the performance of the supply chain in delivering the projects.
To implement methods of reviewing performance and working in partnership to deliver continuous improvement.
To address areas of service provider non-performance.
Health & Safety and Environment
It is the responsibility of every employee within the Agency to comply with the Health and Safety, environmental and quality policies as defined within the Agency Integrated Business Management System.
To ensure that Health and Safety at Work and environmental legislation and policies are strictly adhered to.
Undertake personal Health and Safety responsibility at all times.
To liaise as appropriate with Agency officers, WG Officers, Partner Authorities and other relevant bodies.
To foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. In this context, to monitor technological, contractual and other developments in the industry, including new methods, with the aim of adopting best practice wherever appropriate.
To assist and support the Delivery and Inspection Unit. Provide support to other Agency officers in the fulfilment of their duties.
To represent the interests of the Agency generally at meetings with stakeholders.
Managerial, administrative, technical and professional duties commensurate with the status of the post.
Responsibility for information management in accordance with the Council’s information management standards and guidelines. Ensure that personal information is handled in compliance with Data Protection legislation.
The above list of duties is for outline purposes only. The postholder is expected to undertake any other duties relevant to the nature and grade of the post in accordance with reasonable requests from the Line Manager.
•The above list of duties is only an outline.The post holder will be expected to undertake any other duties relevant to the nature and scale of the post, in accordance with reasonable requests from the Line Manager.
•Responsibility for self-development.
•Ensure compliance with Health and Safety rules in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
•Operate within the Council’s policies in relation to equal opportunities and equality.
•Responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council’s information management guidelines. Ensure that personal information is treated in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
•Commitment to reducing the Council’s carbon emissions in accordance with the Carbon Management Plan, and to encourage others to act positively towards reducing the Council’s Carbon Footprint.
•Undertake any other reasonable duty which corresponds to the salary level and responsibility level of the job.
•Responsibility to report any concern or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused.
•The need to work outside normal working hours in order to meet the requirements of the Service.
•Visit construction sites.
•Attend meetings in other parts of the UK (e.g. Llandrindod, Cardiff).