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Highways Project Manager (client side)

Location: ROCHDALE ROAD, LANCASHIRE Salary: 18.00 - 22.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3065823
Responsible for the Project Management of highways and property projects or services assigned to them.

To project lead, manage, motivate and direct the Project/Design Team(s) assigned to them, comprising both internal and external resources, to ensure delivery to cost, quality and programme in accordance with the client’s expectations.

To be responsible for the delivery of all related services in a way which meets the requirements of relevant health and safety legislation and the obligations are in place. To manage effective customer relationships that will retain and develop business.

To contribute towards Property & Highways Service’s corporate and social responsibilities including policy, procedures and governance arrangements.


To financially manage the client budget allocated to the project or service and contribute to any financial reporting required.


To be responsible for the assets, equipment and materials used in the delivery of services, ensuring they are properly protected from loss and provide value for money.

To be responsible for the efficient and cost effective procurement, commissioning and maintenance of equipment both directly and through third party organisations.

Relationships (Internal and External)

Principal, Senior Managers and Head of Service for Highways & Capital Projects
Staff in other services within the Council.
Elected Members of the authority
Staff in partnership organisations
Staff in external organisations providing highways & property services
Employees within other local authorities, public bodies and funding bodies

Principal Duties

To lead and manage Project/Design team(s) assigned to them in delivering a safe; proactive; high quality and cost effective project or service to both internal and external customers.
Contract Administration of projects.
To assist the Senior Capital Projects Officer to achieve the business plan targets and other relevant objectives.

To be accountable for the submission of qualitative and accurate technical and cost reports and service specifications for client approval.

To assist with the production of monthly operational reports for the Senior Management Team covering financial performance, service delivery, resources and future requirements.

To assist with the development and implementation of systems and processes to ensure the effective management of project delivery in line with agreed objectives, timescales, costs and other KPI’s and SLA’s.

To undertake regular reviews of all key projects within own area of responsibility and proactively engage with clients and stakeholder groups to gather feedback and deliver service improvement initiatives.

To provide support and assistance to colleagues for the management of projects for which they are responsible, including acting as temporary project manager during times of absence.

To assist with the operational support to other areas of the Project Management team and to deputise for the Principal Project Manager as required.

For more information on this role please send your CV to or call on 0161 830 1683

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