Team Leader - Town Centre Masterplan

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£50,384 to £53,262 p.a.
03 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
Job role
Team Leader
Contract Type
Full time

Job Description and Person Specification.docx

Role overview 

The Council has recently approved an exciting masterplan for the Town Centre, which will form the basis for the regeneration of the town over the next 20 years. We are therefore looking for an experienced regeneration professional to help lead the team and assist the Head of Service to develop the Council’s regeneration strategies, then manage its implementation through the delivery of a programme of physical regeneration projects.

Key responsibilities

•Assist with the development of funding bids for Capital Projects/Town Centre Regeneration that will support the delivery of our regeneration plans and programmes.

•Assist in the effective delivery and performance management of projects and programmes assigned to the Division, including ensuring any grant conditions are complied with and that required outcomes, outputs, spend and best value are achieved.

•Lead individual capital projects throughout the Borough, including preparing and updating project plans, budgets and risk logs.

Key Requirements

To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:

•Experience of the management of major capital projects and programmes, including the management of both internal staff and external project consultants.

•Experience of developing and presenting master planning exercises, which are potentially complex, contentious and/or innovative in nature.

•Knowledge of key national, regional and sub-regional policy drivers, Legislation and broader influences related to the role.

About Us

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham 

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Closing date: Tuesday 1st October 2019

Shortlisting date: Thursday 3rd October 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 9th October 2019