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Economic Resilience Project Programme Manager (Town Centre Regeneration)
  • Employer: Kirklees Council
  • Reference: KIRK/20/119884
  • Published: Fri 24/01/2020, 11:20 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/02/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Grade 14 - £42,683 - £44,632
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: West Yorkshire

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Economic Resilience Project Programme Manager (Town Centre Regeneration)

Are you a talented programme/project manager looking for a unique opportunity to help improve the lives of local people in Huddersfield and its surrounding towns and villages?

Huddersfield Town is already a successful future High Street Fund town, and Dewsbury has been selected for Town Fund Status. We have already launched  two major master plans for the two towns, the Huddersfield Blueprint which is a 10 year plan to regenerate Huddersfield Town Centre to allow businesses to thrive and enhance the public spaces, and Dewsbury Riverside Master Plan which is looking at develop the town centre and support the 4,000 new homes that we are promoting in the area.

This role provides opportunities to work on high profile projects related to these plans in particular our proposals for a new market, a new music venue an upgrade to the train station and a whole host of public realm and other works.  We want to build our success from last year and concentrate on delivering our vision. You will be joining us at an exciting time and you will have the opportunity to shape the town centre regeneration team for the future

With a focus on Town Centres, your main duties will be to:

  • Influence, oversee and deliver a programme of investment in Huddersfield Town Centre
  • Lead on projects and funding bids
  • Lead and manage one of our newly created Town Centre Regeneration Teams
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Help shape the future of the Service

Ideally, we are looking for someone who has:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • A background in town centres, regeneration and/or planning
  • Proven track record of delivering on significant programmes and/or projects

At Kirklees Council, we want to support your professional development to give you the right skills, confidence and support to really achieve your potential. We offer a variety of courses and training designed for this exact purpose.

We value the importance of having work life balance, so this is why we offer provisions such as flexible-working, generous holiday entitlement, a variety of special leave policies, employee healthcare services and a childcare voucher scheme.

If you are interested in what we are offering, and have the skills we are looking for, have a look at the attached job profile for more information. To apply, please submit your CV and a supporting statement (no more than 500 words) outlining how you meet the requirements of the role.

Closing Date:  2nd February

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