• Fixed term
  • Bristol

Our Client in Central Bristol is seeking to appoint an Interim Project Manager (Strategic Innovation – Digital).

This role involves working with Councils (and other stakeholders including telecoms providers) to finalise the Digital Office scheme and co-deign the prototype service, resource model and join workplan, plus governance frame work and monitoring arrangements that enable Councils and combined authority to have strategic oversight.

Qualifications & Knowledge:

  • Educated to degree level or able to demonstrate equivalent professional experience in a relevant sector.
  • Professional project management qualification (e.g. APM/MSP/PRINCE2).

The priority tasks of the interim project manager will include:

  • Devise and implement an appropriate timebound delivery plan to set up the Digital Office and deliver the scheme’s objectives, including deliverables, milestones and resource management.
  • Closely work with and report to the Programme Manager for digital transformation, monitoring and tracking progress.
  • Develop comprehensive stakeholder engagement plan, with particular focus on stakeholders to be involved in co-design process, then support engagement process to ensure effective communication is maintained throughout set-up phase.
  • Establish governance arrangements to ensure Combined Authority and Councils have joint strategic oversight aligned to the Committee delegation.
  • Support creation of a Digital Infrastructure Board including councils and industry, including Terms of Reference and recruiting board chair / members.
  • Plan implementation of new shared service between MCA and Councils, including transition to new ways of working and onboarding service users.

There will be a full job description when applied for the job:

Hours: 8:30am-5pm, 37 hours per week

Office in Central Bristol

Rate of pay: £321.28 to £361.44 per day

Length of contract: 27nd of May start date till 25st of August 2024


Desirable: • Knowledge of Telecoms sectors and digital connectivity (fixed, mobile and wireless). • Experience with digital infrastructure deployment and the role of Local Government.  

  • Hours: Full-time
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £321.28 to £361.44 per day 
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