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Project Manager – Digital Infrastructure

Rutland County Council
Scale PO1, Salary £32,029 to £34,788 plus £4,000 market supplement
Rutland - Oakham
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week. Full time, Fixed term until June 2021.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/06/2019 at 17:00 PM
Rutland County Council

Project Manager – Digital Infrastructure

Places Directorate

Full time, Fixed term until June 2021

Scale PO1, Salary £32,029 to £34,788 plus £4,000 market supplement

Who we are… Rutland County Council is the smallest Unitary Authority in England, but just because we are a small team does not mean we cannot make a big difference, multum-in parvo is our motto! Rutland offers fantastic opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of residents in our local community – we really are one of the best places to live, learn, work, play and visit. This is your chance to become part of an amazing team, delivering great services throughout the county.

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver real change across the county, supporting the rollout of the local full fibre network preparing the county for the introduction of 5G technology.

Who you are… An experienced project manager who can confidently manage contracts and procurement exercises. You will be able to manage the whole project lifecycle from commissioning to evaluation, ensuring delivery is on time and on budget. Passionate about the real benefits this project can bring to the local community, you will be able to convey this to a variety of stakeholders and present confidently to Project Boards and Council meetings.

What we need from you… With a proven track record of delivering complex projects within a local authority or similar setting using Prince 2 project management principles, you will understand the importance of building relationships and proactively addressing barriers to success. An understanding of the telecoms sector would be beneficial as would knowledge of the rollout programmes for full fibre networks or superfast broadband. 

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, and discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities to name just a few!

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we really want to hear from you…

What to do now… Please visit our website www.rutland.gov.uk for further information. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Libby Kingsley, Digital Rutland Project Manager on 01572 720983 or email: lkingsley@rutland.gov.uk.

The closing date for applications is 17 June 2019 and interviews will take place on 28 June 2019 – please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01572 758291

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

How to apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.

Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.

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