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Control Project Manager - West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (REF: CPM:WYFRS)

£35,745 - £37,890 Fixed-Term Contract until approx. March 2024

Listed 28 May 2021

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the country’s leading fire and rescue services; to become part of a team where everyone plays their part in making West Yorkshire Safer.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who will provide high quality, effective project management for a new mobilizing system, and the relocation of the Control function to Fire Service Headquarters.

Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting over 950 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives. The role will be based between our Service Delivery Centre (West Leeds area) and Fire Service Headquarters (Birkenshaw), with some home working.

Applicants must also have a car available for work purposes with valid business insurance and a reliable home internet connection.

The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and the possession of current valid driving licence.

We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym. We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life - just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you! For further details of this and all our vacancies and to apply online please visit

Closing date for all applications is Sunday 13th June 2021.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value and celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome candidates from communities that are currently under-represented at WYFRS, including women, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic applicants and applicants with disabilities. We can offer support and adjustments for candidates and staff who experience barriers to work that result from health conditions or Specific Learning Differences, such as dyslexia. WYFRS is a ‘Real Living Wage’ employer and have been rated ‘good’ by HMICFRS in all areas of our service.

Closing date: 13 June 2021

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