Senior Project Manager

Up to £50,823 per annum
15 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The role of this post is to oversee the project management, development and implementation of the County Council’s Major Transport Projects, managing multi-disciplinary/organisational teams as appropriate, from feasibility studies and outline business case, through delivery on site, to financial monitoring and post scheme evaluation. The post holder will also oversee the development and implementation of County Council delivered Third Party schemes and other projects as required by the Team Manager, through facilitating, funding agreements, design and construction, stakeholder communication and other liaison as necessary to safeguard the Highway Authority.

A degree in an appropriate subject or equivalent qualification (e.g. BTEC Higher in Civil Engineering) plus demonstrable experience and skills as identified below:

  • Working at a senior level in a highway engineering setting
  • Developing and project managing significant civil engineering or maintenance projects or works programmes
  • Collaborative working with customers and key stakeholders to deliver outputs and outcomes
  • Working in a commercial environment, delivering projects and programmes to time, quality and cost
  • Supervising and managing members of a team, both in technical aspects and performance management
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills including the ability to shape and influence to achieve successful outcomes and to continue to build on the credibility of the Council and its services.
  • Build powerful relationships across stakeholders, peers and partners, creating open and transparent relationships based on trust.
  • Lead and deliver sustainable, collective high performance through leadership, the setting of clear priorities and a strong approach to performance management.

Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquires please contact Lynne Stinson, Tel: 0116 305 7223 Email:

Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Lynne Stinson (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role. Examples may include requests for flexible working patterns, flexible start and finish times, home/ remote working etc.

Please apply using our online system sending us your CV as well as a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.



Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.  The web pages also contain CV Guidance documents for Applicants to read and use.

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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