Principal Project Manager (Strategy & Projects) - South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £37,568 - £41,591

South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council are two ambitious local authorities working together to provide services to our communities. Our Councils have adopted new, exciting, innovative and forward-looking corporate strategies setting out our visions and priorities for our unique areas.

To support this work, we are currently seeking to recruit a Principal Project Manager to our Strategy & Projects team to provide project leadership and management to a range of projects impacting on services across the Council.

You will be confident in leading, planning and controlling a number of projects at any one time and be able to matrix manage project team members to successfully deliver project outcomes.

An early priority for the successful candidate will be to develop and embed the Councils’ approach to Project Management.

You should hold a project management qualification (Prince 2, PMQ etc), being able to demonstrate recent, significant project management experience and the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

If you join us, you will become part of a highly skilled, motivated and positive team which is determined to give good value for money and a high-quality experience to our customers.

For an informal discussion, please contact Neil Hawke, Head of Strategy & Projects, on 01803 861323 or

Interview Date: 20 July 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationSouth Hams West Devon Council
  • Work LocationWest DevonSouth HamsDevon
  • Work Postcode

    Remote Working / Tavistock / Totnes, Devon

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupProject & Programme Management

  • Salary Details

    £37,568 - £41,591

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required