Future High Streets Fund Project Officer

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Tamworth, Staffordshire
£32,910 to £35,745 per annum
02 Sep 2021
20 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern




Future High Streets Fund

Project Officer


£32,910 to £35,745 per annum


37 hours per week


Temporary contract until end of March 2024

Tamworth Borough Council has been successful in its application to the Government funded Future High Street Fund for over £21m to significantly transform Tamworth’s Town Centre. The total programme is valued at £40m and includes 5 distinct projects:

  • A new purpose built College
  • A new Enterprise Centre
  • A new bridge into the Castle Ground and refurbishment of heritage retail properties
  • Enhancements to Middle Entry
  • Enhancements to St Editha’s Square.

To achieve the programme within the timescales required, the Council requires an experienced Project Officer to specifically focus on delivering a variety of aspects of designated projects, coordinating activity and contributing to the success of the overall programme.

The role will be challenging and high profile, dealing with; external consultancy teams; Government departments; project stakeholders; property owners; internal council services; Councillors.

In order to succeed in this role, ideal candidates should have experience in developing and managing construction projects; managing financial resources; management of multi-disciplinary teams of consultants; public sector procurement processes and risk management processes and procedures. Candidates should be self-reliant; personally credible with a high degree of integrity; resilient/resourceful in the face of conflict and uncertainty and command the confidence of all they come in to contact with.

The post will initially be line managed by the Assistant Director Growth and Regeneration.

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Anna Miller, Assistant Director Growth and Regeneration  on 07891 285617 or email anna-miller@tamworth.gov.uk.

For further information and to apply please visit https://recruitment.tamworth.gov.uk/.

If you have any queries about the recruitment process please contact recruitment@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: Monday 20th September 2021 12 noon.

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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