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Programme Officer - WMF1088e

Westmorland and Furness Council
Cumbria / Countywide
£35,745 - £36,648
Closing date
9 Jun 2024

Job Details

The Capital Programme team is responsible for the core delivery of the Council’s c.£60m/year Capital Programme developing projects which make a real ‘on the ground’ difference to our communities, places and people in Westmorland and Furness. On a daily basis the programme develops and maintains new council buildings including care homes, schools, community centres and offices; construct’s and maintains highways and cycleways; builds new flood defences and drives the council’s decarbonisation programme for its services.


This role will support the Capital Programme team by helping to provide programme, planning and cost monitoring support to the annual highways maintenance programme delivered by the sustainable transport and highways service.


We are looking for a self-reliant and driven individual who has some knowledge of programme management and control and a willingness to learn and work with others. Ideally the candidate will have knowledge of programme development, IT systems, procurement & cost monitoring in an organisational setting and some experience of the financial and programming aspects used in highway maintenance projects, programmes and works contracts.  Candidates will be good with data and comfortable working as part of a small team and able to communicate effectively with internal teams and external suppliers to support programme delivery.


You can expect to work in a high performing team with likeminded individuals. You can also expect high amounts of accountability and responsibility to help the whole team deliver multi-million pound projects for Westmorland and Furness Council.


For an informal chat, please contact the Recruitment Manager, Janette Boyles on 07976 062192 or


 What can we offer you!

With Morecambe Bay, the Lake District National Park, The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Eden Valley all on your doorstep, The Westmorland and Furness Council area is truly a wonderful place to work and live. In addition, the Council can offer you:

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
  • Competitive rates of pay

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