Business Engagement Officer (Property Development)
Starting salary £28,514pa with potential progression to £31,092pa on achieving designated skills and experience
37 hours per week
We are looking for an ambitious, motivated and driven individual to join our high performing Estates & Development Team at an exciting time. Welwyn Hatfield is looking ahead and is adapting to continue to be at the forefront of best practice and to be financially self-sustainable.
Reporting to the Team Leader (Property Development) and forming an integral part of the Council’s Estates & Development Team your role will be to work alongside a team of Surveyors who lead designated major schemes, these range from Town Centre mixed use regeneration schemes to leisure projects.
In 2018/19 the Council’s investment in Hatfield Town Centre has been recognised on a national level by reaching the finals for the Local Government Chronicle Awards, The Planner Awards and The MJ Local Government Awards. The Council was the first to secure £10.6m funding from the Homes England Accelerated Construction programme.
The role is extremely varied and will play a key role in building and maintaining relationships with the Boroughs town centres businesses. This is a crucial role which will help develop the future strategy for town centres, at a time when the face of town centres are changing and the council invests significantly into regeneration activities.
The role works closely with partners, such as the Welwyn Garden City Business Improvement District, and will identify funding streams available to the council to support with future investment into the town centres or one-off projects and events, to increase footfall and help drive the attractiveness of the town centres.
The ideal candidate will need to be effective at prioritising tasks and set own work load as well as the ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 22 May 2022.
Assessments will be held on Wednesday 26 May 2022.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 27 May 2022.