Contract Manager – ECC NEC Project Manager

Salary range: £42,821 - £45,859 per annum
Work location: County Hall, Oxford
Contract type: Permanent- 37 hours per week - we are open to discussions about flexible working

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Help build a better Oxfordshire, fit for the future.

Are you looking for a role that will really help make a difference now and in the future? As a Contract Manager – ECC NEC Project Manager, you’ll work on a range of exciting major transport projects with responsibility of up to £10m in project budgets, as we work towards delivering for the future of Oxfordshire. Find out more about our upcoming projects here.

Oxfordshire County Council have responsibility for 2784 km of highways - in the last year, we delivered £30m of transport improvements and over the next five years, we plan to deliver highway infrastructure projects valued up to £80m per year. We’ve successfully bid for government funding worth around £500m, with more bids in the pipeline – it really is an exciting time to be joining Oxfordshire County Council.

 

About the role

To deliver our projects and move forward with valuable decisions, we’re looking for an experienced Project Manager to act as an expert within ECC NEC contract management, programme and budget management, contract design approvals, early contract involvement and procurement.

You will provide construction and contract management of a variety of major transport projects across the County. This will involve working closely with the site management team of Site Supervisors, Quantity Surveyors, contractors, stakeholders and design teams to deliver quality and value for money.

This full-time role is 37 hours per week and we have always been big advocates of agile working. Due to the nature of this role, it is offered on a combined home-based basis (2 days per week), along with multi-site visits for the remainder of the week (which have office space on-site too).

 

About you

  • Significant experience in delivering construction and contract management of highway infrastructure projects.
  • An accredited NEC Project Manager with experience of using contract management software and systems
  • Experience of ECC NEC contract operation
  • Substantial knowledge of CDM Regulations and Safety Regulations
  • As this role will require active travel around our sites, you will need to hold a driving license and your own transport. (Milage policy based on the HMRC all-car rate currently applicable).  

 

Your rewards and training package

  • 29 - 32 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Flexible working arrangements where applicable
  • Excellent Pension Scheme contributing up to 19.9%
  • Relocation expenses of up to £8,000 for eligible new starters
  • Staff Discount Schemes
  • Family Friendly Schemes
  • Health and wellbeing activities
  • Discounts on rail and bus travel
  • Use of our online skills and knowledge platform dedicated to your continuing professional development
  • Coaching, workshops, mentoring, shadowing and support from social groups
  • A tailored induction
  • Supported professional development

 

Oxfordshire County Council continue to gear up for the growth agenda, and we take our place confidently at the national, regional, and local influencing tables.

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