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Project Manager

Employer
Wyre Forest District Council
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
£39,744 to £42,993 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024
Reference
WFDC/TP/181/165

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Management
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

A unique opportunity to be part of a new Regeneration team and lead the delivery of major regeneration projects in Wyre Forest supported by £45 million of council and external grant funding. The funding has been secured recently from the Future High Streets Fund and the Levelling Up Fund and will support the delivery of major capital projects in Kidderminster. The team will also lead the development of a major feasibility study for a new project pipeline on several major development sites. The gross development value of the current and new project pipeline exceeds £100 million.

We have a significant transformational agenda, and the roles offer the opportunity to work on projects ranging from new public realm initiatives through to providing new residential development, flexible workspaces, digital innovation, commercial and cultural hubs.  You will be part of an agile team supported by externally appointed professional teams and we are looking for people who are interested in advancing their professional careers in the built environment, develop project management skills, knowledge and expertise.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you and for an informal discussion about these posts please contact Ostap Paparega, Deputy Chief Executive: Regeneration and Commercial, at Ostap.paparega@wyreforestdc.gov.uk or 01562 732192 or 07580725167.

Additional Information 

We have a flexible approach to the workplace and operate a hybrid model which will be agreed locally with your manager. It means that, if the role permits, employees will be combining the benefits of working at home and in our offices across the district.

You may be required to provide a suitable vehicle in connection with the duties of this post

Wyre Forest District Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer  

Attached documents
Role Profile Project Manager - May 2024.pdf

Company

Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit people living in the area. The District is a mix of urban rural, market and riverside town communities covering 195 square kilometres. The three main towns of Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport-on-Severn and several surrounding villages including Arley, Rock, Chaddesley Corbett and Wolverley make up the district. Over 100,000 people live here and you can help shape our district’s future as part of our circa 350  strong workforce that strives to make a difference in making sure the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

Working for us:

We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive. We believe in rewarding employees and working for us has some great benefits.  We focus on supporting your physical, financial and emotional wellbeing. You can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role. Our excellent benefits also include a competitive salary and pension scheme, favourable holiday entitlements and flexible working options. 

We are dedicated to enabling each individual to be the best that they can be, and are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and hold the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze award.

If you have ambition for yourself and this district, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

Our Vision:

"A safe, vibrant and clean place to live, work and visit."

Our Values:

Our vision is underpinned by the following values which lie at the heart of everything we do:

  • We are working together 
  • We are fair
  • We are dependable 
  • We put communities first 

Our Priorities:

Our priorities represent what we want to achieve for the social, economic and environmental well-being of the district, they are:

  • Economic growth and regeneration
  • Securing financial sustainability for services the local communities value
  • A clean, safe and green place to live, work and visit

Our locations:

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To find out more:

To find out more about Wyre Forest District Council, or the area we serve please visit our website at www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk, 'Like' us on Facebook www.facebook.com/WyreForest/ or follow us on Twitter @WyreForestDC.

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01562 732721
Location
Wyre Forest District Council
Wyre Forest House
Finepoint Way
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY11 7WF
United Kingdom

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