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Development Manager
  • Employer: Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
  • Reference: 225833
  • Published: Tue 30/07/2019, 11:45 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/09/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 11 £38,813 - £41,675
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: West Yorkshire

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Development Manager

Wakefield Council has an enviable record in delivering regeneration, housing and economic growth. We are now looking to appoint a talented and innovative Development Manager as part of the newly reformed Regeneration team within the Strategic Housing and Regeneration Service of the Council, to take a lead role in the development and successful delivery of the Council's ambitious regeneration aims and objectives.

Able to work strategically with excellent programme and project management skills, you will manage and lead on a range of key programmes, projects and initiatives, which will implement the sustainable regeneration and urban renaissance of the Wakefield District, in line with the objectives set out in the Wakefield District Economic Strategy. You will be able to develop and implement creative, innovative, comprehensive and practical enterprising and deliverable solutions for physically reviving and repurposing the city and town centres across the Wakefield District to help make them a destination for businesses, investors, residents and visitors.

You will be skilled in creating and maintaining excellent partnership working relationships across public, private, voluntary and community sectors. You will also have a thorough knowledge and experience of external funding programmes relevant to regeneration, economic development and housing and of securing investment to finance initiatives and enhance delivery.

For further details please contact Jo Hill - Senior Development Manager, Regenerating Team on 01924 306681.

Please note the closing date for applications is Friday 1 September and interview date is set for 10th or 12th September.

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

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