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CORPORATISATION SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Bedford or Birmingham£43,630 - £52,367

The Highways Agency is responsible for managing, maintaining and improving England’s motorways and trunk roads. The Government has announced an intention for the organisation to become a Government owned company which will involve exciting new ways of working. So there couldn’t be a better time to join us, as our increasing investment in the highway infrastructure and new status will create expanding career development opportunities for our people.

Our Business Management and Finance group provides high quality strategic and operational support on a national basis. You’ll lead on the development and implementation of robust financial management and rigorous controls for a directorate and influence future financial and business planning. This will include providing specialist input on strategy, policy, procedure and business systems, fully scoping and project managing the finance workstream and working with finance and business services colleagues across the organisation. Supporting effective stakeholder management and communication, managing advisors and keeping staff informed and engaged will be an important part of the job.

You must be capable of leading teams to deliver results, grasping the complexities of the business and working across boundaries to drive change. Your MBA or financial qualification and relevant degree will be supported by the ability to manage government stakeholders, communicate challenging business information and develop practical frameworks and new business processes.

Besides the rewarding nature of the job itself, the benefits that come with it are excellent. The package includes generous holiday entitlement, attractive pension options, flexible working and other policies to enable a good work/life balance. You'll also benefit from our commitment to nurturing and developing talent.

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Closing date: 19 March 2014.

25 February 2014
19 March 2014
Ref: DFT/154/14/HA
Finance Manager
Permanent