Job details

Reference number - 2363-3045

Location - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary - Band 10 £34,787 - £38,813 p.a.

Job type/hours - Permanent - Full Time

Closing time/date, midnight, on the 16th of June 2019 

Applications received after this may not be considered.

Interview will be held on 26th of June 2019


At Portsmouth City Council we're all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 8,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority's main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

You will be working with Strategic Project Managers, to manage and successfully deliver complex, major schemes from inception to physical completion.  To lead specific work streams in support of the policies and aims of PCC.  This will include working with an array of multi-skilled resources in partnership with other agencies to provide the capacity to ensure delivery.    You will work closely with officers, contractors and elected members to ensure that the highest standards are achieved within the constraints of time and budget.

What you'll need to succeed

Be educated to HND or degree standard in a relevant subject. 

Have an appropriate professional project management qualification (e.g. Prince 2 practitioner level) and membership of an appropriate professional body (e.g. APM).

Or have 3 years' experience as it is intended for post holders who have at least 3 years post graduate experience.  They are developing their career and have some excellent experience in the industry at a less senior level.

What you'll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you'll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days and staff discounts for travel and local shops. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career.

Additional information:

If you have any questions, or would like an informal discussion about the role, please call  Anna Limburn on 023 9268 8445 or Andy Elder on 023 9288 2556.

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the "Job Profile" to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role. If you wish to send a CV, please consider a cover letter outlining why you are the perfect candidate for this position.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.

If you have any queries, contact us on 023 9284 1191 (8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4:00pm Friday).

You will need to demonstrate that you have the Right to Work in the UK. No post will be offered without it.

How to apply

There are 3 ways to apply: