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Date Added: Wed 09/06/2021

Senior Project Manager

United Kingdom, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £200 - £300 / daily

Senior Project Manager

We are currently working with an organisation who are needing the interim support of an experienced Senior Project Manager who has worked extensively within the Public Sector, specifically local government. Please see below for further details:

Senior Project Manager

Duration: 2 month contract initially with likely extensions  

Rate: daily rate is negotiable depending on experience (Inside IR35)

Start: ASAP


The client is looking for someone to support the Heads of Programmes, working with Chief Officers and Directorate and Strategic Leaderships teams to develop, shape and deliver their programme of change aligned to the delivery of corporate and strategic priorities and the medium-term financial plan (MTFP)

Key Responsibilities:

  • To direct and lead on major programmes and projects (internal and external), including advising Directors and Members on the strategic direction to ensure the project or programme of work is successfully delivered within agreed timescales and resources and makes a positive contribution to the Corporate Strategy
  • To deliver programme and projects to time, cost and quality using recognised project management techniques
  • To establish and deliver robust project management procedures and processes within the overall project to ensure that all individual aspects are planned, coordinated and monitored appropriately
  • Advise upon areas for improvement to the process to ensure the team is constantly working in the most efficient and beneficial way
  • To take overall responsibility to ensure programmes and project are quality assured using agreed principles and processes
  • Develop and deliver stakeholder engagement and communication throughout the project or programme


It is essential that the post holder has:

  • The ability to maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support staff in their development and training
  • The flexibility to undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required, and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job
  • The ability to undertake health and safety duties commensurate with the post and/or as detailed in the Directorate's Health and Safety Policy

For more information on this or other Local Gov Jobs, please in the first instance email your CV to the Midlands Local Gov Team at #removed# .

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates. If you aren't currently looking for work but know of someone who is, please pass these details on.

Please note should this position not be applicable to you and you are currently looking for a new role, Venn Group recruit across the board within Local Government so send across your updated CV the Midlands Local Gov Team

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