Senior Programme Manager
This is an exciting time to be part of the team working directly with Mayor Dan Jarvis, the Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA), and the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Devolution has never been higher on the political agenda, and the MCA and LEP are playing an increasingly important role in shaping our economy. From transport to housing, from business growth to skills, the Sheffield City Region has a great story to tell. We have ambitions to deliver a rapid recovery and renewal for people, businesses and places across South Yorkshire following the COVID pandemic.
We are seeking a dynamic manager with a proven track record in developing economic and regeneration projects to join our dynamic, high functioning Housing, Infrastructure & Planning team. You will be responsible for undertaking research, and developing policy, projects and programmes to support economic growth, regeneration, and placemaking, including developing integrated infrastructure packages based around key Growth Areas. You will also lead on supporting Local Planning Authorities in their Duty to Cooperate activities,
You will already have proven experience in either a spatial planning and/or project and programme design, with a successful track record in developing challenging / multi-dimensional projects as well as someone who continually seeks to develop new approaches and seek continuous improvement. At ease working with a range of stakeholders, you will be an influencial and credible communicator with well-developed negotiating and presentation skills.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, access to a local Government Pension Scheme and the chance to be part of an organisation where you can really make a difference.
Located in a vibrant city centre location, we are well-placed for transport links and encourage employees to take advantage of the active travel facilities we have such as bike storage and shower/changing facilities. We believe in a healthy work/life balance, including home working.
For further information, or to arrange an informal discussion about the role, please email [email protected]
How to apply
Applications no later than: 9am on Tuesday 4 May 2021
Interviews to be held: either Tuesday 18 or Friday 21 May 2021
In your application, remember to set out how you meet the essential experience, knowledge and skills needed to fulfil the post, providing clear and real examples, briefly setting our your role within these and the outcome of your actions.