Project Manager – Digital Services

Job details
Posting date: 14 May 2024
Salary: £361.44 per day
Additional salary information: per day PAYE depending on experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 June 2024
Location: Bristol, City of Bristol, BS1 6AL
Company: Triumph Consultants Ltd
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: WECA 5248831

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What's involved with this role:

Interim Project Manager – Digital Services

Job Ref: WECA 5248831

Pay Rate: Up to £361.44 per day PAYE depending on experience

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, 8.30am to 9pm

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 2-3 month

City: Bristol, City of Bristol

The successful candidate will be working with Councils (and other stakeholders including telecoms providers) to finalise the Digital Office scheme and co-design the prototype service, resource model and joint workplan, plus governance framework and monitoring arrangements that enable Councils and Combined Authority to have strategic oversight.

The set-up phase will focus on co-designing the Digital Office scheme with stakeholders, setting in place the required resource, coordination functions and joint working arrangements.

Key Responsibilities:

Devise and implement an appropriate timebound delivery plan to set up the Digital Office and deliver the scheme’s objectives, including deliverables, milestones and resource management.
Ensure that the plan’s targets/outputs are met and that delivery timescales, completion, resources and costs are forecast and delivered accurately.
Closely work with and report to the Programme Manager for digital transformation, monitoring and tracking progress.
Develop comprehensive stakeholder engagement plan, with particular focus on stakeholders to be involved in co-design process, then support engagement process to ensure effective communication is maintained throughout set-up phase.
Establish governance arrangements to ensure Combined Authority and Councils have joint strategic oversight aligned to the Committee delegation.
Support creation of a Digital Infrastructure Board including councils and industry, including Terms of Reference and recruiting board chair / members.
Plan implementation of new shared service between MCA and Councils, including transition to new ways of working and onboarding service users.
Identify where external support is required and develop specifications for this work, potentially for procurement.

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.


Educated to degree level or able to demonstrate equivalent professional experience in a relevant sector.
Professional project management qualification (e.g. APM/MSP/PRINCE2).

Skills & Experience:

Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
Extensive project/programme management experience.
Track record of successful project/programme delivery, governance and resource management.
Experience of local authority/combined authority/government working methods and processes.
Experience of working in a complex stakeholder environment at a senior level.
Working with and advising Technical Leads/Senior Officers.
Excellent planning and organisational skills.
High level of project resource/financial management, including planning, forecasting and monitoring experience.
Partnership working and ability to develop/maintain effective relationships across all levels of the organisation.
Ability to challenge constructively and be solution driven to support others to achieve targets.
Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



Job Ref: WECA 5248831

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates.

We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the “Essential Requirements” listed.

Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.

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