Assignment Detail

Interim Project Lead

Location: South East - Oxfordshire

Type: Interim

Job Ref: SW1241

Closing Date: Closed

Job Description

Ref                        SW1241               

Job Title              Interim Project Lead

Location              Oxfordshire

Rate                      To be discussed on application

Duration              6 Months with possibility for extension


We have a requirement for an Interim Project Lead to be responsible for the daily management and operation of an allocated area of work and to provide guidance, advice and support, as the professional specialist lead, to ensure a high quality service that delivers value for money for its customers in line with legislative requirements and policies and practices.

The post holder will play a key role in leading and driving Projects and Programmes discipline, including development and improvement, business efficiency and cultural change. Work will cross funding various streams including Housing Infrastructure Fund, Housing and Growth Deal, City Deal, LGF, Internal funding sources and others.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead, coach, support, motivate and monitor employees in order to develop and improve their performance, to ensure customer needs are met and sound technical and project management techniques and disciplines are embedded within the team.

  • Forecast and manage the budget for own area of responsibility to ensure budgets are achieved whilst maintaining the balance between the delivery time and outcome/objectives

  • Build and manage effective partnership relationships with internal teams and external stakeholders and contractors to achieve shared outcomes so that best practice and optimal service delivery can be achieved in a co-ordinated cost effective manner, in line with policies and procedures.

  • Lead the preparation and coordination of reports, documents and information, undertaking quality control to enable effective governance of decision making.           


  • Significant experience of working at a senior level on a high-profile projects and programme management related to Transport and Highways or other physical Infrastructure from inception to completion

  • Recognised relevant professional qualification and/or membership of professional body.e.g. Chartered Engineer, PMP

  • Relevant degree and/or significant experience within the areas managed such as Programme Management, Civil Engineering and Construction

  • Management qualification and/or experience of managing at the required level in a similar discipline/organisation

  • Experience of working on the regional and/or national stage, with demonstrable experience in liaising with Government and partner agencies such as the LEP, Homes England and DfT.

Please send your CV quoting reference SW1241 to  stating your current rate and availability.


Day rate on application

Macallam Interim Resourcing
Head Office
55 Grove Road
North Yorkshire

+44 (0)1423 900804


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