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Public Sector and Government

Project Manager / Council Project Coordinator

£26470 - £40858 per annum

Job Title: Project Manager x4

Location: Darlington

Salary: £26,470 – £40,858 Annually

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Closing Date: 09/12/2018

In the North East of England and part of the wider Tees Valley sub-region, Darlington is a world class location that offers a great place to live and work.

The Council’s strategy for growth is based on capitalising on their outstanding assets of excellent transport links, a highly qualified local workforce, high achieving schools, good quality residential areas and a fantastic quality of life.

The Role

In this role you will join the Council’s Capital Projects Team to manage capital and regeneration projects across a range of business disciplines to exacting time, cost and quality outputs.

You will have the opportunity to play an integral role in delivering the Council’s strategic Capital programme. The team’s current and planned project portfolio includes commercial office builds, highways and civil engineering, and housing schemes.

The Candidate:

You will have experience in a project management/construction environment and a demonstrable track record in successful strategic project management and/or development in one or more of the following fields: major commercial development, regeneration, housing, schools, highways or civil engineering schemes.


In return, the rewards for working at the Council will go beyond the salary you will receive with numerous additional benefits such as:

  • 31 days annual leave, plus public holidays
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption Leave Payments
  • Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Flexi Time Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme in partnership with Halfords
  • Access to Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services
  • Regular health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre’s ‘Fit 4 Life’ package

The Council are committed to the professional development of all employees and as such offer a number of workplace development opportunities.

These are career-graded posts encompassing grades N, P and Q. The grade for the post will be determined by the level of knowledge and experience the applicant can demonstrate in relation to the job description / person specification.

Level 1 Grade Q = £37,107 – £40,858 p.a.

Level 2 Grade P = £33,136 – £37,107 p.a.

Level 3 Grade N = £26,470 – £29,909 p.a.

Applications will be considered across the full grade range, please refer to the person specification for details of the attributes the successful candidates will have for the various grades.

Please click on the APPLY button to visit the Council’s website where you can view the job description and person specification and complete your application.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Programme Manager, Project Manager, Project Team Leader, Government Project Manager, Government Project Team Leader, Public Sector Project Management, Project Supervisor, Project Management, Local Council Project Manager, Capital Project Manager, Council Project Officer may also be considered for this role.