Project Manager (Heritage Action Zone Scheme Programme)

Sandwell, West Midlands
£41,881 - £46,845 per annum
23 Dec 2020
18 Jan 2021
Job role
Project Manager
Contract Type

This post is fixed term for 3 years.

In 2030, Sandwell is a thriving, optimistic and resilient community. It’s where we call home and where we’re proud to belong - where we choose to bring up our families, where we feel safe and cared for, enjoying good health, rewarding work, feeling connected and valued in our neighbourhoods and communities, confident in the future, and benefiting fully from a revitalised West Midlands.

Sandwell Council has been afforded the opportunity to undertake a heritage regeneration scheme within one of our six towns.

The Wednesbury High Street Heritage Action Zone Scheme has been established in partnership with Historic England to regenerate, restore and enhance local historic character to Wednesbury, making it an attractive, engaging and vibrant place for people to live, work and visit.

Wednesbury town centre has a rich streetscape comprising of many fine buildings, with much of the area a designated conservation area. The project consists of a programme to promote and conserve key aspects of Wednesbury’s heritage and deliver heritage-led regeneration.

We are looking to recruit a Project Manager who will lead, coordinate and administer the development and delivery of the Wednesbury Heritage Action Zone Scheme programme over a period of 3 years until its completion in March 2024.The successful applicant will lead a multidiscipline project team, skilled in the technical aspects required for project delivery. 

We are looking for an experienced project manager with a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Project Management, Business Management, Planning, Conservation, Regeneration, Social Policy etc.

We require someone who is passionate about Regeneration, a strong leader with the ability to motivate a team and stakeholders.

You must have membership of a relevant professional organisation (e.g. RTPI, IHBC, RICS or RIBA) or Project Management Accreditation such as PRINCE 2 Practitioner.

You will be required to work in a partnership project environment, obtaining the co-operation and buy-in of a wide range of people and local community organisations is critical to this role.

It is important for you to have knowledge and an understanding of current regeneration opportunities and challenges, set within a conservation area.

This role requires a Standard DBS check.

For more information about this role or an informal discussion, please contact Jenna Langford

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

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