Senior Development Manager x2 (3 Years FTC)

Birmingham, West Midlands
£66,552 - £75,355 per annum
02 May 2019
19 May 2019
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£66,552 - £75,355 per annum includes market supplement- secondment opportunity may be considered for this role

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is a strategic authority working with partners to deliver a stronger West Midlands, with a focus on skills, innovation, transport, economic development and regeneration. Individual Councils and Local Enterprise Partnerships will still deliver services and retain their identity but on the big decisions we will have the resources to work together.

This is an exciting time for the West Midlands - the Commonwealth Games will be here in 2022, the arrival of HS2 will help make us a world class business location with Coventry as City of Culture on the way in the next decade.

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is delivering an extensive programme of investment and activity, including a £350m package announced last year as part of a Housing Deal with Government for WMCA to support the delivery 215,000 homes by 2031.

By joining our Housing and Regeneration Directorate, you will be working on some of the biggest housing and regeneration projects in the country and play an integral role in a delivery-orientated organisation. We are focused on delivering high quality housing, commercial and mixed-use development at pace and scale, and are committed to working collaboratively to achieve inclusive growth for the region.

Against a backdrop of a uniquely challenging and evolving environment, we are looking for the right people to ensure we can meet the demands of delivering an ambitious agenda that aims to build a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous West Midlands. 

About the role

Working proactively across the West Midlands region you will in collaboration with our partners identify land with development potential applying commercial and development expertise to unlock a pipeline of key sites. You will also actively engage in the market and identify opportunities and implement approaches to expedite the delivery of existing development projects.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.

We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  The following groups are currently under-represented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels.

Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.

To view and apply for these opportunities please visit where you will be required to register with our Online Recruitment System which is quick and easy. Please provide detailed information in your application outlining your suitability for the post and ensure it is submitted by the closing date.

A CV may be uploaded for extra information, but please note that personal details should be omitted and a CV alone will not be accepted.

Closing date: midnight 19th May 2019                               

Interview dates: w/c 27th May 2019

We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

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