Project Manager Housing Partnerships and Strategy

Wigan Council
Wigan, Greater Manchester
£35,444 to £39,177 per annum
09 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Your role:

You will be responsible for leading on the delivery of a wide range of housing growth and regeneration projects. You will work with a range of external partners from both the public and private sector to ensure that housing projects are delivered on time, are resourced appropriately and that projects delivered with partners meet local need and contribute to the council’s vision to make Wigan a place where people want to invest, live, work and visit.

About you:

You will demonstrate significant experience of housing development or regeneration preferably gained in a social housing background. You will have the ability to manage and deliver a number of projects working with a range of partners and consultants. You will have knowledge of regeneration and housing delivery processes, including financial, planning and legal requirements.  You will possess excellent verbal and written communications skills, along with the ability and confidence to provide advice and guidance to elected members, customers and build positive working relationships.

About us:

This role is within the newly formed new build and regeneration section within the Council’s Growth and Housing team whose objective is to deliver homes to support growth and meet need across Wigan borough.

Through our ‘Be Wigan’ behaviours, Be Positive, Be Accountable and Be Courageous, we actively encourage innovation, strive to deliver outstanding services and celebrate our successes.

For an informal discussion on the role, please contact Angela Durkin, Team Leader New Build and Regeneration on 01942 489203.

To view the details relating to this position, please click the link below:

Job Specification.pdf

Interview date: Friday 20 April 2018

Closing date: Monday 2 April 2018

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