Project Manager (Economic Regeneration)

Project Manager (Economic Regeneration)

2 full time, permanent posts

Grade K - Salary £35,344 to £40,924

Based in Leeds city centre

Closing Date - 14 April 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for exceptional project managers who want to play a leading role in reshaping our local economy and forging better futures for millions of people.

That’s precisely what is on offer at the Combined Authority where a £1bn devolution deal has put the Leeds City Region at the forefront of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse delivery agenda.

The Combined Authority brings together five districts plus York, the business community via Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership and also takes in the former Passenger Transport Executive (branded Metro). Overall, the Combined Authority covers a population of around 2.5 million people and represents the largest economy outside London.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for 2 Project Managers to join the Combined Authority’s Economic Regeneration team, within the Delivery Directorate.

We are shaping economic regeneration in the region and providing funding for major capital projects. We are now looking for 2 Project Managers who have experience in capital projects and project management expertise to help deliver our exciting plans.

Based in the Combined Authority’s offices in Leeds, you will be responsible for providing project management expertise to projects funded by the Combined Authority, within a diverse and wide ranging portfolio.  This includes housing and regeneration, broadband, fuel poverty and carbon reduction, skills capital and flood alleviation.  Your work will be focused on ensuring partners deliver successful and compliant projects within these areas, depending on business need.

The role will include support for developing and managing funding agreements, supporting business case development and appraisal of business cases for both transport and economic regeneration.

The person

We are looking for a candidate with a project management background who is proactive, with excellent communication skills, an ability to build strong partnership relationships.

 

The Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds building an inclusive culture, we welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. In return we can offer a flexible and encouraging environment that will allow you to achieve your best work/life balance and career goals; with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme and a fully funded travel MCard (zone 1-5). We are committed to enabling working parents to progress their careers and will consider requests for flexible working patterns and job share arrangements.

Please note:  Whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, each role has career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases on an annual basis.

Please submit your application by 14th April 2019.

If you require further information or would like to discuss the role please contact Vicky Dumbrell, Programme Manager (Economic Regeneration) on 07870 996 806.

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