Project Manager

Job details
Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: £361.44 per day
Additional salary information: per day PAYE depending on experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 June 2024
Location: Bristol, City of Bristol, BS1 6AL
Company: Triumph Consultants Ltd
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: WECA 5249298

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What's involved with this role:

Interim Project Manager

Job Ref: WECA 5249298

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

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, 8.30am to 5pm

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 8 months

City: Bristol, City of Bristol

Hybrid working

The successful candidate will be reporting into the Programme Manager, the Project Manager will deliver infrastructure projects for the West of England Combined Authority. This provides an opportunity to use your strong project management and collaboration skills to support our Transport, Infrastructure, Capital Delivery projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the development and delivery of infrastructure projects from concept to delivery, in a sustainable manner, to time, cost and quality, within corporate guidelines and to develop appropriate delivery strategies and plans for specific projects. Projects could be strategic or capital delivery.
Liaise with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure project success.
Work with the Infrastructure Commercial Manager to procure and manage technical resources required for the delivery of the project.
Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle.
Report on project progress to key internal and external stakeholders and through the democratic governance structure of West of England Combined Authority.
Support the production of business cases to bid for project funding through Combined Authorities governance system, Central Government and other third- party funders.
Support Combined Authorities Programme Managers, the Transport Operations and Transport Policy Team in delivering projects.
Present complex engineering schemes, and strategic projects, clearly and concisely in plain English to a range of stakeholders.

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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.

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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 in relevant academic subject with significant project management knowledge or have the relevant practical experience to demonstrate a commensurate level of knowledge.
Qualification or significant experience in relevant project management disciplines and their practical application, including management of cost, risk, schedule, change and requirements.

Skills & Experience:

Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
Strong Project Management experience, with a clear understanding of what makes a successful project.
Proven ability to understand and promote complex issues in a persuasive and sensitive manner.
Presenting complex information to a range of key stakeholders to secure buy-in and engagement.
Experience of project management with the transport, planning & housing and /or infrastructure delivery sector.
Knowledge of UK engineering design and construction projects.
Understanding of UK and EU Public procurement requirements.
Knowledge of the requirements of corporate and construction health and safety.
Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



Job Ref: WECA 5249298

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.

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