Project Manager

Land Registry

Closing date: 23 Jan 2017

Reference number



*33,973 (37,095 - Croydon)


Senior Executive Officer

Contract type


Business area

Finance - Project and Programme Office

Type of role

Business Management and Improvement
Operational Delivery
Project Delivery

Working pattern

Flexible working, Full-time


37 Hours (36 hours Croydon)

Number of posts



Croydon, London, CR0 2AQ : Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 7BT : Plymouth, South West, PL6 5WS

About the job

Job description

Would you like to help Land Registry deliver its ambitious new Business Strategy which will play a fundamental role in delivering the organisation's transformational programme? An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager to join Land Registry. If you are a Project Manager with a strong, proven background in delivering often complex projects, with multiple stakeholders to strict time, cost and quality criteria then this is an excellent opportunity to progress your career.

We are looking for a qualified professional and someone who has and can demonstrate effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.

Successful candidates will have significant, demonstrable experience of project planning, project delivery, project monitoring and controlling techniques (including budget management) on projects, using MS Project or similar Project planning tools.

Land Registry offers competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We actively encourage career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements, as well as flexible working - exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer like the Civil Service.

We are seeking candidates who are experienced in successfully managing complex projects and experience of effectively managing stakeholders.

For more information about the job, please see the attached job description. Click here for more details about Working for Land Registry


One or more of the following qualifications or equivalents:
Association of Project Managers (APM) Practitioner Qualification (APMQ).
Qualified Prince2 Practitioner.
Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner
Agile PM (APMG group) or equivalent



Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.


For further information on our benefits please see 'Working for Land Registry' at Working for Land Registry

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must pass basic security checks.

Nationality statement

Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.

If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

Selection process details

Please use the CV and Personal Statement section to provide details of how you meet the essential criteria listed on the job description.

At shortlisting stage your application will be considered against the examples and evidence demonstrating the essential criteria for the role listed on the Job Description attached.

The final selection stage will consist of a competency based interview, on the competencies listed on the Job Description.
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.


Candidates in their probationary period are eligible to apply for vacancies within this department.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Contact point for applicants

For further information on this role, please contact Tel: 0300 006 8098

For further information on the recruitment process please contact

Sift/interview dates and location

The sift will take place W/C 23rd January 2017 and the interviews will take place W/C 6th February 2017

Further information

*For existing civil servants where a level transfer occurs existing salary will be honoured. Where this falls below the Land Registry minimum the minimum will be paid. When Land Registry maximum is exceeded existing salary will be retained on a mark-time basis.
An individual joining Land Registry on promotion from another government department / agency will be placed on the minimum of the higher pay range.

Candidates should ensure they read the attached guidance document fully before submitting an application

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