We are looking for candidates with significant experience in the quantity surveying, commercial and contract management fields to provide a senior programme level client-side support and leadership for significant projects and programmes which contribute to the delivery of the Council Plan or allied strategies and plans.
This role will be responsible for oversight of commercial and surveying matters on projects / contracts up to £30million. The role will help to deliver highways programmes of work including major infrastructure pipeline projects in Cumbria.
With light touch support from the Capital Programme Control Manager candidates will provide expert commercial and surveying input for major contracts or multiple smaller contracts at any or all programme life-cycle stages from initial feasibility to completion and asset handover.
You will be used to standard forms of contract (e.g., NEC) and should also be used to managing supplier relationships in complex commercial settings where public money is being spent, often under grant funding conditions.
If you feel you have the experience and skills for this opportunity, then please apply today!
Closing date: 19/12/2021
Interview date: week commencing 10th Jan 2022
We are currently operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.
Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.
What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:
*Excellent training and development offers
*Flexible working opportunities
*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
*Competitive rates of pay
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.
As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.
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