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Programme Manager - Highways

  • Job reference: JW199
  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: Programme Manager required to work within a Local Authority based in Southend-on-Sea.

This role is on a permanent basis.

The purpose of the role is to provide project management skills to the team, will manage the delivery of infrastructure improvements and coordinate the development of plans, policies and strategies in line with agreed DfT, EA, EU or local targets. One of the key responsibilities will be to carry out WebTAG compliant business cases to successfully raise acquired finances, with a strong focus on stakeholder delivery and ensuring future bids are managed effectively. The Programme Manager is also responsible for managing contractors using both the NEC3 Term Service and Engineering Construction Contracts and producing reports to monitor spend against budget.

Candidates would possess strong technical capabilities in highway design and will have extensive experience in planning and managing a range of projects including highways improvements at a strategic level within local government or the private sector. You will possess strong contracts management experience with exposure to the NEC3 suite whilst defining the acceptable risks to resolve those programme/s. You will need to have a civil engineering qualification and a chartered status is desirable but not essential.

If this position sounds of interest, and you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please don't hesitate to contact me at, or call Jack at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.