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  • Ref no: IMS00119
  • Published: 17/3/2020
  • Closes: 29/3/2020
  • Location: East Lothian Council, Penston House, Macmerry Industrial Estate, Macmerry, EH33 1EX
  • Salary: £41,019.00 - £46,039.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

This position has expired.

The Improvement Service (IS) is a publicly funded company limited by guarantee, with a total annual budget in the region of £8 million. We exist to support councils and their partners to improve the health, quality of life and opportunities of all Scotland’s population through community leadership, strong local governance and the delivery of high quality, efficient local services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen based within East Lothian Council for an Assets Project Manager to deliver Corporate Asset and New Ways of Working projects to deadline and budget; to support delivery of the Council Plan and budget commitments.

The Project Manager will be responsible for working with staff and management across the Council to undertake feasibility studies to determine benefits, risks and costs, and deliver projects, reporting to a Project Board and the Council Management Team.

The successful candidate must have experience of delivering corporate asset and new ways of working projects in complex organisations including options appraisal, stakeholder engagement and benefits realisation. 

The successful candidate would be joining the Council’s Transformation Programme team and working closely with a wide range of Council services.

The IS also invites applications from candidates who wish to be considered for the post on a secondment basis.

For more information about this role, download the full job description.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please get in touch with Caroline Rodgers, East Lothian Council Transformation Programme Manager.

Location: East Lothian Council, Penston House, Macmerry Industrial Estate, Macmerry, Tranent EH33 1EX however the post will require travel to other sites across East Lothian.

Duration: 2 years fixed term with possibility of extension

36 hours per week.

Closing date 29th March 2020.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 20 April 2020 and week commencing 27 April.

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