Rutland County Council
12th April 2019
£32029 - £34788
with potential for an additional market supplement
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Project Manager - Digital Rutland (LFFN)
Full time, Fixed term until June 2021
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 by clicking the APPLY button for further information.
The closing date for applications is 23 April 2019 and interviews will take place on 08 May 2019 - please follow the links to apply online.
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.
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