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Project Manager - Network Improvement Team

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As Project Manager within the busy and exciting Network Improvement Team you will be responsible for the delivery of an annual programme of works.  This work could include major schemes, safety improvements, Intelligent Traffic Systems, parking, traffic calming, footways, cycleways, pedestrian crossings, drainage, safety barriers, highway signs, road markings, road studs and Traffic Regulation Orders.

You will be required to develop, plan, design and manage the delivery of maintenance/improvement projects to meet organisational and customer /stakeholder requirements and to manage the staff assigned to them.

The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the projects are developed and delivered on time, at the required quality and to budget, together with delivery of communication and consultation requirements of the scheme. 

A role model in relation to our health, safety, environment and quality culture.



To manage staff assigned to them to deliver capital funded maintenance and improvement projects through inception, feasibility, design, consultation and construction stages.

To co-ordinate and integrate resources to deliver a project or programme, utilising internal staff, shareholder resources, external consultants and contractors as required.

To engage with key stakeholders in the development, design and implementation of projects or programmes of work.

To establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders, internal staff, shareholder resources, suppliers and supply chain partners and work with them to establish new and improved ways of working ensuring that value for money is delivered.

To work with Local Area Technicians (LATs) and Area Managers to ensure all works take account of their local knowledge and they are fully informed with regard to the progress of schemes.

Ensure that all relevant programmes are prepared, maintained and updated.

Have responsibility for ensuring supply chain partners deliver to agreed standards.

To assist the Team Leader with the submission and agreement of Target Costs and PIDs.

To assist the Team Leader with the accurate management of budgets, including monthly financial, progress and Client reports.

To ensure that all requisitions are raised with appropriate supporting information in a timely manner to allow purchase orders to be raised in advance of work commencing on site.

To ensure the requirements of the Traffic Management Act are adhered to including the provision of TTROs, road space bookings and Permits.

To ensure all necessary quality management and health and safety documentation is prepared and adhered to.

Assist the Team Leader in ensuring supply chain partners develop safe systems of working and that they are adhered to.

Assist the Team Leader in ensuring construction works are managed and administered in accordance with current policies.

Assist the Team Leader in ensuring appropriate inspections and record keeping is carried out in order to verify compliance.

To ensure appropriate Certificates are prepared and completed for each activity associated with the annual programme of works.

To ensure the identification and rectification of defects are being proactively managed within the agreed defects correction periods.

To ensure that information is provided to enable CRN’s, corporate complaints and VIP responses to be closed out within BCC’s contractual response timescales.

Work closely with the Commercial Team to review and authorise monthly applications from supply chain partners.

To ensure that the change control process, ensuring EWNs and Compensation Events are raised in a timely manner and agreed with client and supply chain partners.

Assist with the preparation of monthly finance and output reports and updates to the risk register and performance indicator data.

Preparation for and attendance at the monthly TOM meetings to present the monthly performance, financial status and programme update.

When required attend and participate at Local Area Forum, Parish Council and other stakeholder meetings.

To lead with an annual staff Performance and Development Review process.

Through mentoring lead with the professional development of junior staff across the team.

Promote and support Equality & Diversity activities.

Promote Health, Safety, Environment and Quality across TfB.

Undertake monthly Site Safety Tours, OLAS training modules and toolbox talks.

Skills and Experience

HNC educated or equivalent experience.

Relevant professional / vocational qualification.

Experienced scheme/project manager with a good understanding of project management methodologies and systems.

Proven excellent written communication skills.

Excellent planning and organisational skills, to manage a range of complex activities and to achieve given targets and objectives.

Excellent time management skills to manage a complex workload prioritise and set deadlines and cope with changing demands.

Expert knowledge and understanding of the systems, policies, procedures, professional guidelines, legislation, best practice and emerging developments within the scope of the service area.

Budget and contract management experience.

Experience of preparing and assessing tenders / contracts.

Full driving licence.

Degree or equivalent qualification in civil engineering, structural engineering or other relevant subject.


Other Information

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Project Manager Network Improvement