Published: 14th Jan 2020

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Warwick District Council

Project Officer

37 hours per week

£33,799 To £35,934 per annum

Warwick District Council is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced project officer to play a leading role in helping us drive forward a number of important corporate projects.

Warwick District Council is a forward-looking proactive authority which is keen to explore how it can use its skills, community leadership role and asset base to help deliver projects to improve the economic prosperity of the area and the lives of those living within the district. Current projects include a Creative Quarter, the future use of one of our public spaces, Newbold Comyn and the delivery of a major town centre regeneration opportunity, all in Leamington Spa.

This post sits within a small team which works with stakeholders to scope and develop projects, working with colleagues from across the council, councillors, external stakeholders and others.

You will need to be self-motivated and enthusiastic, with experience of leading large scale programmes of work, feasibility assessments or major projects in the areas of planning, economic development or regeneration.  A professional qualification recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute or Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors is desirable but not essential. You will need to have strong collaboration, communication and negotiation skills, along with a good understanding of the planning system.  You will also need to have experience of working with key stakeholders in the development process.

If you wish to discuss the position in further detail before submitting your application, please contact Martin O’Neill (Business Manager – Projects and Economic Development) on 01926 456064.

For further information or an application pack please download from our website www.warwickdc.gov.uk.

Closing Date: 26 January 2020

Interview Date: 5 February 2020

To apply for this job please visit www.warwickdc.gov.uk.