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Cargen Tower,Garroch Business Park, DG2 8PN
£56,112 - £60,390 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Senior Project Manager Strategic Projects (Fixed Term) (18/911)


£56,112 - £60,390


Dumfries and Galloway Council are currently looking for an enthusiastic, skilled, and qualified Senior Project Manager working as part of the Project and Programme Management Office within the Property, Estates and Programmes team.


The creation of the Property, Estates and Programmes service is an exciting new development as part of the Councils transformation change programme for the future.


This post is 36 hours per week over 52.14 weeks per year.  This post is fixed term for a period of 4 years.  This post may be suitable for attachment.  Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.


You will be responsible for delivery of key strategic projects in development including all resources allocated to deliver these construction projects. You will lead internal professional and technical officers and external consultants delivering projects such as the Dumfries Fountain Refurbishment, Stranraer Marina Development, Industrial Units Developments, and other key strategic projects across the built estate.


As Senior Project Manager you will have significant experience of the delivery of capital projects within a Local Authority environment. You will work closely with the Property Estates and Programmes Manager and PMO Leader in providing positive and strong value-based leadership, professional advice and innovative and energy efficient design solutions. You will lead and manage the whole team accurately forecasting, reporting, and delivering on quality, time and cost across the programme from project inception to completion and hand over.


You will have a proven track record of effective programme and project management delivering high quality and efficient projects.


You will be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably have professional membership at an appropriate level of a recognised body (ARB, RIAS/RIBA, RICS, CIOB) and have a recognised Project Management Qualification. You will have significant experience in the delivery of capital projects across the public sector including the management of consultants and contractors.


A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.


A significant relocation package of up to £5000 is available to the successful candidate.  Please see attached guidance for further information.


Previous applicants need not apply.


For further information please contact Mohammed Agoun, PMO Leader on 07789 983 067 or email: