[New Job Opening] Regional Sponsor job Vacancy in Leeds

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Job Details:
Position Name :
Regional Sponsor
Location:
Leeds
Job ID :
8f875f6cc831349b
Description : Your new role
National Highways is investing £27bn from 2020 – 2025 across the strategic road network. As a Senior Sponsor in the Major Projects Regional Investment Programme you will play a lead role in supporting delivery of some of the largest infrastructure projects across the north of England. Whether initiating and overseeing the delivery of a portfolio of projects or one of our more significant projects, you will ensure alignment with our strategic priorities and be accountable for the benefits and business cases. You will manage and oversee internal and external governance and assurance processes to support delivery of the required outcomes.
Working proactively as a key member of the project senior leadership team you will provide challenge, support and independent advice to the project delivery directors and the Development & Sponsorship Director. You will manage key interfaces across National Highways Directorates and externally. This will include management of key interfaces with the Department for Transport and HM Treasury for our largest and more complex projects.
We are happy for this role to be based from either of our Northern offices; Leeds or Manchester. Please note that as a Senior Project manager within RIP N, you will be involved in Tier 1 and other schemes in the RIP North portfolio so please be aware that travel requirements may alter across different schemes.
An informal blended working approach has been adopted for many of our roles across National Highways. We offer many different ways to work flexibly and for this role we are open to discuss part-time working, job shares, and flexible start and finish times. Please wait until the interview stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what is possible for the role.
What you’ll be leading on
Being accountable for the Project Brief, Client Scheme Requirements, the Project and Portfolio benefits and business case.
Ensuring alignment with governance requirements and investment approvals for the project business case, including with the Department for Transport, HM Treasury and other government bodies.
Ensuring a commercially viable options appraisal is delivered which considers a full understanding of value for money requirements, risks and interdependencies of asset failure.
Challenging and supporting project teams to develop a deliverable operational concept and for ensuring that customer and stakeholder needs are embodied in the delivery approach.
Acting as an escalation point for risks, issues and changes, providing clear direction to the project management team throughout the project lifecycle. Accountable for project change control.
Deputising for Delivery/Sponsorship Directors at key internal governance meetings, as well as for independent assurance and external stakeholder meetings.
Developing a project organisation structure and building the right team, ensuring provision of necessary resources and skills, role clarity and clear lines of accountability.
To be successful you’ll need
Experience in leading major infrastructure delivery or governance; supported by a professional accreditation/ membership of a relevant professional body or willingness and commitment to attain.
Proven success in leading benefits management and business cases for the successful delivery of major infrastructure projects, and managing diverse teams, in a complex customer facing organisation, using a recognised Programme and Project framework.
Senior leader and decision maker, with credibility to work across corporate and functional boundaries within a political environment.
Evidence of the successful engagement with internal and external clients and stakeholders, and development of collaborative relationships with delivery partners.
Ability to drive best practice forward to effective implementation, dealing constructively with setbacks.
A bit about us
RIP is responsible for the development and delivery of junction improvements, bypasses, projects of National significance and major infrastructure projects. We deliver capital improvements that will help to grow the economy and deliver wider social benefits and improve infrastructure.
Our benefits package
Our total reward package includes basic salary, the potential for a performance related bonus, and employer pension contributions of up to 10%.
We also offer:
Annual Leave starting at 26 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day each year up to 31 days (plus Bank Holidays)
Flexible hours and blended working between base location/home
Life assurance of 4 times annual salary
Health and wellbeing support, including an Employee Assistance Programme, available 24/7 365 days and network of mental health first aiders. Plus a ccess to a w ellbeing app to enhance your self-care 24/7, Occupational health service and flu vaccines
A cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
Significant investment in your career development, through learning and development, talent management, coaching, mentoring and on job experience
And we are:
Family friendly with enhanced maternity leave and pay, paternity leave (15 days), shared parental leave, adoption leave. Plus access to financial support for holiday play schemes and paid special leave (up to 5 days pa), eg for caring responsibilities
Money friendly with access to a discounts platform including over 3000 discounts for supermarkets, eating out, leisure, holidays. Alongside a financial wellbeing programme
Community friendly – offering paid leave to volunteer, 3 days basic/year plus an extra 3 days to support the national Covid effort
Want to know more?
To request a copy of the role profile, please contact hrhighwaysengland@mailgc.cx.ukg.oraclecloud.com quoting reference number #878
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