Economic Resilience Manager

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£41,846 - £43,757 pa
28 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

This is an exciting and challenging time for Kirklees and we want to expand our team to deliver our ambitious plans for Regeneration and Housing Growth and need talented individuals to join us.  

Kirklees has recently launched an ambitious housing development programme to build 10,000 homes by 2023 of which at least 1,000 will be on council-owned land and we are now looking for individuals with a strong background in housing development and regeneration to join us in this exciting and challenging initiative. We are looking for talented people with excellent communication skills, political judgement and skills in maintaining constructive and robust relationships.

Our work requires pace, innovation and an ability to respond creatively to legislative constraints. We are responsible for delivering the district’s ambitious Housing Growth plan working with key partners, services, developers and funders to unlock sites and build the required number of new homes in the district over the next 5 years.

You will

  • Have experience of creating innovative delivery structures that enables the best use of available land;
  • Have experience of shaping local neighbourhoods; utilizing local infrastructure to support employability;
  • Have relevant proven experience and expertise that will enable you to play a vital role in leading, developing, commissioning and delivering major regeneration initiatives;
  • Have experience of leading, supporting or contributing to the development, management and delivery of complex major regeneration programmes and projects.
  • Have strong stakeholder management, influencing and relationship building skills, which includes proven ability to engage and successfully negotiate complex issues in a persuasive manner with Councillors, senior managers, partners and businesses.
  • Have commercial and technical knowledge / expertise

We need more talented and ambitious people to join our team. If you are this person, we look forward to hearing from you.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Description. CVs will not be accepted.

For further information and to apply, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

Closing Date: 14 October 2018

Provisional Interview Dates: Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th and Friday 26th October 2018

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