This stream is an exciting opportunity to grow your career in project and programme management in the public sector. It is ideal for a graduate with a keen interest in programme management who is set up for the challenge of working in a fast-paced team to deliver major highway infrastructure.
We have a multi-disciplinary team responsible for all stages of the delivery of our major capital programme including:
- developing the policy and strategies behind our transport schemes
- bidding for funding and preparing business cases
- land acquisition
- construction and post construction phases
- monitoring and evaluation.
You will utilise your team working skills and methodical approach to support in the monitoring and delivery of the major capital programme. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside colleagues in the wider team to gain valuable experience in all stages of delivering major infrastructure projects within the public sector.
You will play an active role in developing the monitoring and evaluation process for the team, ensuring that the schemes are evaluated against their aims and objectives, advising on and arranging appropriate data collection and organising and presenting the data. You will assist with the communications for our projects; in particular, taking an active role in the consultation and engagement on our schemes to ensure public and member buy in.
This work gives you the opportunity to support the growing economy in the county, as the delivery of the major capital programme unlocks housing developments, creates jobs and increases capacity on the transport network.
Length of stream
You will receive a starting salary of £26,598 which will increase as you progress.
Our main offices are in Maidstone, but travel may be required to other offices and locations around Kent.
We are currently operating hybrid working, giving the flexibility for individuals to work from home or in one of our reconfigured office buildings. We will support you to work in a hybrid way, with the necessary induction, management, and equipment.
Applications closed on 12 August.