Programme Manager

Job details
Job Title: Programme Manager
Salary: £33,942 to £40,286 p.a
Location: Cambourne/Guildhall
Contract Type: Full time Fixed term
Closing Date: 2 December 2019


Salary: Grade 6, £33,942 to £40,286 p.a

Contract type: Fixed Term for 3 years, Full time (37 hours per week)

Location: Cambourne/Cambridge City

We are looking for competent and innovative programme manager to join the Greater Cambridge Planning Service, a shared planning service between Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council.

We have nationally significant schemes ranging from regeneration to provide a new low carbon district on the edge of the city and a healthy new town at Northstowe, to meeting the planning needs of Europe’s most important biotechnology cluster in an area that has the fastest-growing city economy in the country.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the forward programming and planning performance tracking of a range of large-scale strategic developments such as new towns at Waterbeach and Northstowe, a new village at Bourn, major employment areas such as the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and award winning mixed use urban extension developments such as North West Cambridge.

The post holders will need to work closely with team members, elected members and stakeholders to develop and implement a tight and robust programme.

This is a unique chance bring real innovation and a bespoke project management approach, whilst gaining extensive knowledge and developing new skills in an evolving organisation. With opportunities to implement both new ways of working and develop digital solutions and strategies to the complex challenges in bringing together this programme which is largely unparalleled in terms of its complexity and breadth in the UK.

Reporting to the Strategic Sites Delivery Manager the successful candidate will lead on the development, coordination and delivery of the programme milestones, projects and iteration.

For more information, visit or contact, Chris Carter- Strategic Sites Delivery Manger on 07851383902.

Applications close 9:00am on 2 December 2019.

Interviews to be held on 16 & 18 December 2019.