Portfolio Manager (Transport)
WYCA Portfolio Management Office
West Yorkshire Combined Authority is the driving force behind local partners' collective efforts to make the Leeds City Region known globally as a place where everyone can combine economic success with an outstanding quality of life. Our main goal is 'inclusive growth' - ensuring all our people and places are able to contribute to, and benefit from, economic prosperity.
With its energetic feel, the Leeds City Region is one of the most attractive areas to live, work and play in the UK. If you enjoy working and living in a place full of pace, innovation, challenge, opportunity, change and dynamism then these could be the roles for you.
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is seeking to strengthen its portfolio management office (PMO), which was established in 2017 and oversees a GBP1bn+ portfolio of programmes and projects. These schemes are either delivered directly by WYCA or through one of our partner organisations (public and private sector). Whichever the delivery route, the PMO has responsibility for ensuring that only schemes which meet the strategic aims of the organisation are developed and delivered and they are done so within the agreed time, cost and quality framework
We are seeking a professional and enthusiastic Part Time Portfolio Manager to join this newly established team. The Portfolio Manager (Transport) is part of the Monitoring and Reporting Team within the PMO. The post holder will be responsible for developing and maintaining monitoring systems and reporting on the progress principally of transport projects.
This role offers an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is proficient at data analysis interpretation and manipulation, has knowledge of public sector financial systems and experience of working with external funding sources (including Government and European).
Please give examples in the supporting information section on the application form of how you meet the criteria highlighted in green on the role profile
If you require further information or would like to discuss the role please contact Lynn Cooper, Portfolio Lead (Monitoring and Reporting) on .
With its vibrant, energetic feel, the Leeds City Region is one of the most attractive areas to live, work and play in the UK. If you enjoy working and living in a place full of pace, innovation, challenge, opportunity, change and dynamism then these could be the roles for you.
For more information about the work of WYCA, please visit our website or would like to discuss the role contact Craig Taylor (Head of PMO).
For information around the recruitment process, please contact Dawn Banks (HR Advisor, Resourcing).
West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has a flexible and encouraging approach to helping you achieve your best work/life balance and career goals with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme, a free countywide travel MCard (zone 1-5) and flexitime working scheme. Full details on the benefits of working for WYCA can be found here:
We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Please submit your application form online by 21 st August. Please visit our website via the button below.
If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail.
No Agencies please.
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