Head of Planning and Regeneration

4 Ednam Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HL
£67,586 to £70,700
27 Feb 2017
29 Mar 2017
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Dudley has a new senior management structure, which has seen a series of transformational regeneration programmes continue to be delivered successfully even in the backdrop of a very challenging macro economic climate.  In order to continue to drive this forward and to ensure that local people really feel the benefit of investment, growth and jobs an experienced planning and regeneration professional and indeed senior manager is required to develop and co-ordinate the Borough's planning and regeneration strategy for the next decade, to integrate this within the changing landscape around employment and skills and to ensure that all of this is firmly aligned with the Council's corporate aspirations and drive to be a key regional player whilst retaining our community council focus.

Your role will involve the leadership of a diverse range of functions including the generation and management of external funding, management of a highly performing and business friendly Local Planning Authority and development of all facets of the post 16 employment and skills agenda.

You will need to have Senior Management level experience in relation to a range of built environment disciplines, the management of multi-million pound funding programmes including compliance and accountable body roles.

A deep understanding of inward investment is essential and working with the business community to encourage growth.

You should have broad experience of working in an employment and skills environment including knowledge of both the development and management of employment training programmes, working with training providers and commissioning new activity.

You will be educated to degree level in a related discipline.

You will need to demonstrate a senior level experience of delivering built development and regeneration programmes, together with the establishment and delivery of employment and skills interventions within a political environment.

Closing date:  27th March 2017.

Interviews will be held on: 20th April 2017.

For an informal chat please contact Alan Lunt, Strategic Director Place on 01384 814150 or Helen Martin, Chief Officer – Regeneration & Enterprise, on 01384 814004 or via email: Helen.martin@dudley.gov.uk.

For further information on Dudley Council's Regeneration Service please go to: http://placejobssite.businesscatalyst.com/the-vacancies.html

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