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Programme Control Officer

Cumberland Council
Cumbria / Various
£35,745 - £36,648
Closing date
3 May 2024

This is a key post within the Carlisle Southern Link Road team. The team is directly responsible for the management of this £225m project over the next 2 years. The team also interacts with and provides support to other areas of the Council involved in the delivering of Capital Projects and aim to set a benchmark for good practice that can be rolled out across wider teams.

About the role:

Under the direction of the Workstream Programme Manager, you will manage and direct the flow of a wide variety of programme delivery information. Analysing trends and identifying areas for corrective action and improvement within the Carlisle Southern Link Road team.

You will support the delivery of projects within a programme of activity and within budget so as to contribute to the long-term strategy of project delivery within the Carlisle Southern Link Road team.

Co-ordinate project delivery across all stages of the project life-cycle. Identifying issues and risks and seeking solutions to these or escalating to the Workstream Programme Manager as required.

With support you will identify the services and work that must be procured to complete projects. Assist the commissioning of works with consultants and contractors. Co-ordinate consultants and contractors to ensure that work awarded is carried out in a timely fashion.

Who we are looking for:

The ideal candidate will have experience of project or programme management techniques and methodologies.

They will have an ability to work systematically and to effectively prioritise tasks in a pressured delivery environment and have a positive approach to team working.

What can we 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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