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Programme Director - Strategic Regeneration Partnership

Employer
Ackerman Pierce Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract / Freelance
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Programme Director

Ackerman Pierce is actively seeking a Programme Director - Strategic Regeneration Partnership within the Wakefield area. This exciting opportunity, initially for a 12 month term, comes with the potential for extension based on performance and internal circumstances.

Candidates with Local Authority experience will be given preference.

  • Post-holder will report directly to the Corporate Director for Regeneration and Economic Growth.
  • The Programme Director will not have any line management responsibilities or a programme team but will have access to relevant resource and capacity across the organisation as required, and subject to other organisational pressures.
  • A presence within the Wakefield One Council Offices in Wakefield City Centre will be expected 2 days a week and the post-holder will be expected to fulfil this role on a full-time basis 3-4 days a week.

As a Programme Director you will be carrying out the following,

  • Establishment of rigorous programme management arrangements and associated documentation.
  • Ongoing programme management which links seamlessly to the Council's existing arrangements such as the Wakefield District Regeneration Board, Capital Officer Group and Member Oversight Board
  • Regular written and verbal reports to the Council's Corporate Management Team and Cabinet at key milestones/ gateways throughout the programme.
  • Procurement of a developer partner within 6 months of the appointment to the role.
  • Finalisation of Strategic Regeneration Frameworks, for all of the core areas within the Wakefield City Centre Masterplan, within 12 months of the appointment to the role, to drive an ambitious programme of mixed use-development.
  • Influential role in land/ site identification and assembly to ensure the SRP has a long-term, financially viable pipeline of developments that support the vision within the Wakefield City Centre Masterplan.
  • Proactive and ongoing stakeholder management of both internal and external partners across the public and private sectors and delivery of associated communications plan.
  • Expert approach to risk management which minimises and avoids risk wherever possible and effectively mitigates risk where it isn't.
  • Diligent financial management which maximises the impact and probity of all Council spend.
  • Provision of expert advice and support on other regeneration programmes and initiatives across the District as required.

For more details about this Programme Director role or similar vacancies we have nationwide, feel free to reach out to Ollie Barrett or submit your updated CV via email.

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