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Harlow and Gilston Garden Town District Lead Officer
  • Employer: Harlow Council
  • Reference: HC/19/114354
  • Published: Tue 12/11/2019, 11:05 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/12/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, (banking 30 minutes per week to be used towards the shut down between Christmas and New Year)
  • Salary: £45,625 - £47,578 plus an annual market addition of up to £14,000 (depending on skills and experience)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Harlow, Essex, Essex

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Harlow and Gilston Garden Town District Lead Officer

Harlow Council is looking for a District Lead Officer as a key player in the Garden Town Management Team.

We are working with East Herts and Epping Forest District Councils, along with Essex and Hertfordshire County Councils to provide major investment in transport, jobs and community infrastructure to support new and existing residents.

You will act as lead officer for your Harlow Council and you will be responsible for facilitating all decisions for your authority in relation to the Garden Town Project. You will be responsible for driving progress, in order to ensure the delivery of thousands of new homes and key strategic infrastructure within the Garden Town.

You will be responsible for co-ordinating resources and input on behalf of Harlow Council and for collating input from various teams and functions within the Council to provide single, joined-up messages to the Garden Town authorities and the Garden Town team as needed. You will ensure the two-way flow of relevant information and updates and provide briefings to Senior Officers and Members.

You will lead on project work streams and you will identify and unlock key barriers to delivery and lead on significant strategic matters for the project.

Partnership working is critical to this role and you will be required to work positively with internal and external partners in both the public and private 

Epping Forest District Council is the Lead Authority for the Garden Town. 

Harlow Council offers generous annual leave, employee benefits scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme and Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). 

Harlow is situated in the M11 corridor, with easy links to Cambridge and North London.

For more information please click the apply button where you will be able to download the JD and Person specification.

Please note: Harlow Council does not accept CVs