Technology Asset Project and Programme Manager

Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Salary: £43,421 – £45,441
Duration: Permanent 37 hours per week
Location: Traffic Management Centre Conwy

CLOSING DATE: 06/06/24

Application forms and further details available through Gwynedd Council website or by telephoning 01286 679076.

About the Role

NMWTRA has an exciting opportunity for an experienced project and programme manager to join our dynamic technology team and support the NMWTRA Intelligent Transport System (ITS) and Electrical Technology Manager with the development and delivery of the capital and revenue programmes which cover the trunk roads network in the North and Mid Wales.

The post would suit a candidate that has strong organisational and management skills and who is self-motivated and able to use their own initiative to complete tasks. A key element to this role is the ability to manage staff and the supply chain that consist of local authority service providers, consultants and contractors. The candidate shall utilise their skills to ensure that the annual capital and revenue programmes are delivered to budget, on programme and the works are completed to the required quality standards.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the annual capital and revenue programme that has a combined value of around £2M per annum. The candidate will also be responsible for managing the ITS team that consist of 3 member of staff who will provide technical assistance with managing the works.

The candidate must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to adapt your style to suit your audience. They must also enjoy working closely with clients and other members of the technology team ensuring that they deliver solutions that exceed our client’s expectations.

The ideal candidate shall have experience with project management software in addition to being able to proficiently use Microsoft Technologies such as Word, Excel, Project and PowerBI. The candidate shall ideally be comfortable using a range of software and be able to quickly learn how to use new systems and interfaces.

Working for NMWTRA you’ll experience an inclusive, friendly and flexible working environment where colleagues are encouraged to grow and develop. A meaningful and rewarding career opportunity where you’ll help to transform society. Other advantages of working with us is a public sector pension, paid leave and other staff discounts.

Who we’re looking for

Job Specific Criteria

Ability to work under pressure

Ability to work in a team environment

Self-motivated and committed

Willingness to take responsibility for own actions within defined parameters.

Ability to receive, assimilate and evaluate information from multiple sources.

Candidates must be self-motivated and capable of working with a minimum of supervision


Qualifications and relevant training

A Degree in an appropriate discipline or HNC in an Engineering discipline with significant project management experience.

Relevant Experience

  • Relevant experience in managing the delivery of infrastructure improvement schemes
  • Experience in the preparation and coordination/management of works programmes, budgets and quality management systems.
  • Experience in contract administration and project procurement

Skills and specialist knowledge

  • Ability to organise work priorities, forward plan and deliver programmes of work on time with minimum supervision
  • Good Interpersonal and strong analytical skills and the ability to produce detailed report writing supplemented by effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively co-ordinate and manage the delivery of work programmes through service providers to prescribed deadlines
  • Risk Management with reference to CDM and other Health and safety regulations.
  • To undertake duties in a confident and professional manner with the ability to show initiative and creativity.
  • Ability to receive, assimilate and evaluate information from multiple sources and provide detailed recommendations.
  • Detailed knowledge of project management and the key processes within the delivery of individual projects within an engineering or construction environment.
  • Well-developed written and oral communications skills.
  • Proficient IT skills in industry standard software.
  • Current Driving Licence


Language requirements

The ability to speak English is essential and the ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role

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Job Features

Job CategoryManagement, Tunnels
Salary£43421 - £45441 Per Year