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Strategic Manager - Capital Delivery

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£76,453 - £80,075
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Directorate: Housing Development and Growth

Section: Planning and Development

Grade: SM5

Actual Salary: £76,453 - £80,075

Hours: 37


This advert is open to both Internal and External applicants.


The role will be responsible for the commissioning, development and delivery of a series of key capital projects to drive forward the economic renaissance of the city.


Key Responsibilities:


1. Commissioning and development of a defined series of capital projects, within programme, such that all projects placed therein are treated and managed utilising a gateway and stage-gate process and that clearly defined development stages are adopted to control the delivery of projects;


2. To directly commission and deliver the programme scope, using internal/external consultants, cash-flow and financial reporting mechanisms and established programme/project management techniques. Projects will require cross boundary working in a public private partnership model;


3. Assuring that funding and investment plans and policies are in place to secure high quality investment and the continued regeneration of the city; where required working in partnership with the private sector and a wide range of agencies;


4. Liaison and negotiation with all project funders, which may include a variety of contributors, or other sponsors and consultees including national and regional agencies, statutory agencies, the private sector, education institutions and other bodies;


5. From time to time the post holder will be required to deputise and support the Assistant Director and or be asked to represent the Directorate.;


6. Full liaison, on an ongoing basis, will be required with other team members, and colleagues elsewhere across the Council, i.e. all back-office services.


7. Line management and day to day responsibility for Project Teams;


8. To act in a creative and commercial manner, analysing, appraising and integrating new market opportunities into development propositions. 


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this – we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.


To Apply - please visit our website If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email or call us on 01782 238189.


About us

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a unitary authority employing approximately 4,600 staff who deliver 700 services to more than 260,000 residents. Our city comprises of six towns: Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Stoke and Tunstall. We are a city of strengths, with a proud heritage and bright future. We have undergone significant changes over the last few years. New ways of working have already transformed many service areas and we are determined to continue to develop more innovative approaches to ensure that we can maximise the benefits of transformation.

Our city

Although the 13th largest city in the UK, Stoke-on-Trent is rapidly outstripping a number of parts of the country with our economic growth and recovery.

Stoke-on-Trent is a city with a strong sense of civic pride - we’ve been voted the kindest city in the UK – and a place where you’ll receive a hugely warm welcome. We have a rich and diverse culture, steeped in our prestigious industrial heritage as the celebrated ‘world capital of ceramics’. But we don’t just want to celebrate our proud past – we firmly believe that Stoke-on-Trent’s best years are ahead of it. We are determined to raise aspirations and match them with high-quality education and health provision, as well as improved opportunities to secure fulfilling and well-paid work. Through uniting social and economic opportunities, we are maximising the full power of the city council as a secure and steadfast institution within the city.

Rewards and benefits

When you work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council you’ll be helping to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents. We’ll provide you with support, learning opportunities and flexible working options and some amazing benefits including; a competitive salary, generous holidays, an excellent defined local authority benefit pension scheme, annual leave purchase scheme, cycle to work schemes just to name a few. We also have access to lifestyle benefits which offer a wide range of discounts such as family days out, travel, retail and many more.

Our commitment to you

Vibrancy and diversity are two of Stoke-on-Trent’s greatest assets. A city founded on creative endeavour should value and celebrate the multitude of voices, ideas and identities that shape its culture. We are committed to creating a culture which is truly inclusive, where all staff feel valued, listened to, supported and able to do their work to the best of their abilities at all times. And we must ensure that our decisions and policies nurture and empower communities across our city and do not inadvertently disadvantage groups and individuals that we want to help to thrive.

Our approach to Equality and Diversity is an invitation to all our communities to work with and for us so we can continue to improve how we deliver services residents need.

Our employee networks are inclusive, open forums for colleagues with similar lived experiences. They allow staff to meet, support and mentor each other, alongside being a voice for under-represented groups to advise and support the organisation when developing policies and services.

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