Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

We are advertising a significantly influential role within the Project Delivery team that will lead on delivering our project programmes. This role will oversee and drive forward our most complex and challenging programmes of work whilst supporting our teams of experts to achieve the right outcomes.

The Group Manager for Complex Infrastructure will be charged with coordinating a number of high profile projects from Strategic Outline Business Case through to Full Business Case and construction phases respectively. This will require a great deal of knowledge and understanding of all key stages of a project, an ability to interpret technically complex matters and support the Project Management Office in process and reporting improvements with a digital by default focus.

Overall purpose of this role:

To provide overarching responsibility for the leadership, development, performance and management of the complex infrastructure delivery programmes.

To lead and manage the complex project portfolio, coordinate and resource multiple programmes and lead continuous improvement of our service delivery.

To support the Assistant Director in leading, developing and managing the County Council as a project management and delivery focussed team.

To share learning across Place & Sustainability in delivering the Council and Directorate’s objectives through optimum use of Project Delivery resource and supply chain partners. Responsible for overall workflow planning to balance ‘peaks and troughs’ across future projects and programmes to ensure project demands and outputs are met.

Be responsible for project boards and relationship management with external stakeholders and capacity to keep proactive and positive relationships with a number of key organisations.

For an informal chat please contact Mike Williams Assistant Director Project Delivery michael.williams@cambridgeshire.gov.uk.

Please ensure your covering letter is no more than 2 pages.

Applications are reviewed on a daily basis, please do not delay the submission of your application as this is a rolling advert and will be closed once a successful candidate has been found.

About you

You will be capable of leading a team of industry experts delivering complex infrastructure projects. Your ability to influence our strategic direction and communicate with a range of stakeholders and teams will be essential in this role. Being motivated to make a visible difference to our communities and drive forward change to meet our net zero ambition.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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