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Assistant Director, Project Delivery

Assistant Director, Project Delivery

Job Title: Assistant Director, Project Delivery
Client: Cambridgeshire County Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary: c£80,000
REF: 1134530
Contact Name: Helen Anderson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 20 days ago
Job Expiry Date: 12 Jul 2021

Job Description

With sustainable growth comes transport opportunity
Cambridgeshire County Council’s vision is to make Cambridgeshire a great place to call home. We are ambitious about the way in which we can support and shape the future success of our communities. As the fastest growing county in the UK, a big focus for Cambridgeshire is on developing and maintaining our highways and transportation networks. We want to ensure that Cambridgeshire continues to be a great place to live, work and learn, for both existing and new residents.
With exciting new developments and high-profile projects underway, Cambridgeshire is going through a period of tremendous growth and change. As we emerge from the pandemic, there has never been a more important time for Cambridgeshire to be a truly connected county. To support these growth aims, the Council seeks a new Assistant Director for Project Delivery to influence transformational change and innovation across our highways and transport directorate.
As a credible sector leader with an outstanding ability to engage and communicate with communities, key partners and political stakeholders, in this newly created role you will lead on translating the Council’s transport vision for physical improvements into reality through a varied and complex portfolio of projects. With exceptional ambassadorial qualities and an ability to manage multi-million pound budgets, you will have a natural flair for managing tensions on scope, cost, programme and stakeholders.
As Assistant Director, you will lead an unrivalled team ensure our county-wide projects are delivered to the highest standard. Whilst we’re already a leader in sustainable travel, the Council must become more innovative and more ambitious and you will influence our Council-wide economic growth plans and zero carbon targets.
This is your time to shine. Join us and bring true leadership and innovation to the future of connectivity within Cambridgeshire.
Visit to find out more. For a confidential discussion contact Helen Anderson (07534 602845), Greg Hayes (07423 243415) or Clare Connor (0161 408 0703).
Closing date: 9am on Monday 12th July 2021