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Head of Project Delivery

Head of Project Delivery


£74,038 - £76,574 (pro rata for part time)

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.  For more information please visit

An opportunity has become 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 A9 Dualling Programme, along with future transport infrastructure interventions that may emanate from the second Strategic Transport Projects Review. 

For further candidate information and an application form please visit our website.

Closing date: midnight, Thursday 22 April 2021.

Head of Project Delivery

Transport Scotland
Glasgow, UK
£74,038 - £76,574

Published on 15 Apr 2021

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