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Project Manager

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
£36,648 - £43,421
Closing date
17 Mar 2024

This is an exciting opportunity a dynamic and results-oriented Transport Project Manager to join our innovative team in the Transport Infrastructure Service. In this pivotal role, you will be tasked with overseeing the end-to-end delivery transportation projects, ensuring seamless coordination, and delivering exceptional results.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess exceptional leadership skills, and boast a proven track record in managing transportation projects, we welcome you to contribute your expertise to our organisation

The post holder will be responsible for managing the funding, development and delivery of a range of transport capital projects within the Borough. The projects will be managed from inception through community engagement and outline design phases, and to assist in the management of larger projects.

The Project Manager is responsible for:

Manage the initial phases of capital projects, including managing initial feasibility, undertaking community engagement and consultation, and managing the preliminary and outline design phases and securing all necessary approvals.

Support the Transport Programme Manager in similar activities on larger projects.

Work independently and with a high level of creativity within broad instructions and objectives provided by the Transport Programme Manager. This will include drafting complex reports, committee items and briefings for Senior Managers and Members, managing detailed funding applications, project briefs and tender documents.

Independently make recommendations for action contained in individual projects including balancing of competing needs and priorities.

Develop and steer own work programme in conjunction with line manager.

Manage a large portfolio of projects and to maintain quality management systems to monitor and control contract expenditure and performance against project specifications.

Manage capital funding applications and all consequent awards, and prepare detailed financial returns to internal and external funding agencies.

Manage consultants and contractors in undertaking technical design and other activities.

Consistently seek to improve the Council’s community engagement and consultation activities around the relevant projects.

Co-ordinate and manage where necessary other staff, consultants and contractors on individual project basis.

Lead the procurement of specific project related tasks.

Managing the project budgets, monitoring expenditure and costs and expenditure

Undertake any other duties consistent with the level and nature of the post.

For further information contact Matthew Reynolds, Tel: 07824 598233, e-mail:

To apply and more information please click the Apply Now link below.

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