An opportunity is available for a Head of Project Delivery, based within the Project Delivery Team of the Major Projects Directorate. The successful candidate must be a Chartered Civil Engineer registered with the Engineering Council. This is a high profile and exciting opportunity to lead on the procurement and delivery of Scottish flagship transport projects and programmes which will shape the future transport network. The majority of these projects are high value/high risk.
Working closely with Ministers, colleagues, and key stakeholders, you will have considerable autonomy for the efficient procurement, contract management and delivery of a significant portfolio of major projects ranging in value from £5m to over £3bn, including the A9 Dualling Programme, along with future transport infrastructure interventions that may emanate from the second Strategic Transport Projects Review.
Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland and is accountable to Parliament and the public through Scottish Ministers, with a budget of around £2 billion per year. It is responsible, on behalf of Scottish Ministers, for overseeing the operation and maintenance of the railways and trunk road networks throughout Scotland, for transport policy, aviation, ports, freight and inland waterways, and for running the national concessionary fares schemes. Transport is a vital feature of the Scottish Government's focus on increasing sustainable economic growth, and transport investments and policies have major impacts on the economy, people, and the environment.
The current salary range for this role is £74,038 - £76,574 (pro rata for part time).