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Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure & Projects Authority

Contract Type
Public Sector
Circa £190,000 per annum
Expiry Date
The Infrastructure & Projects Authority (IPA) is the Government’s centre of expertise for infrastructure and major projects

Job Description

Created to support their successful delivery and to secure the economic and social benefits from critical projects and programmes on a basis that represents value for money. Core teams include experts in infrastructure, project delivery, and project finance who work with government departments and industry. 


As CEO, you will ensure the improvement of quality, cost, schedule, performance and project outcomes. You will be involved in Government’s highest profile programmes, from major infrastructure programmes such as High Speed 2, through to ambitious transformation programmes such as Courts Reform. You will retain independent judgement and exercise challenge to improve efficiency and capability, assess and escalate risks and take corrective action to maximise success in major project execution. 

Your leadership will build constructive relationships and partnerships across Government and with industry partners. You will build strong project teams as Head of the Project Delivery Profession and promote best practice and strive for compliance to agreed standards in major project delivery. 


If you are passionate about public service, and relish the challenge, please visit to find out more.