Senior Development Officer

Liverpool, Merseyside
£41,025- £45,647
04 Apr 2017
01 May 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit a Senior Development Officer to develop, plan, manage and implement major, or significant, physical regeneration projects across the City.

The Senior Development Officer will work with key stakeholders and other key partners to develop and sustain the ability of LCC directly or through strategic partners to further the regeneration of Liverpool.

The post holder will also be expected to deputise for the Divisional Manager and Major Project Officer when required. Also to provide professional and technical advice and support on behalf of City Council to bring forward projects and regeneration initiatives. To identify and promote development opportunities to the private and public sectors and support the Major Project and Lead Project Officers in creating vehicles to deliver those projects from concept to site.

The Senior Development Officer will  support the reviewing and setting the strategic direction of the unit, act as the lead manager and budget holder for regeneration projects and programmes, including where appropriate heading multi-disciplinary teams of professional officers, both within and external to the Council, ensuring a co-ordinated approach to risk and performance management. They will contribute to the creation and implementation of a City-wide Economic Framework for Liverpool and other relevant strategies and plans, ensuring linkages with key stakeholders.

The Senior Development officer will assist the negotiations with private/public sector developers to protect the interests of LCC in all development schemes, including acquisition and disposal of land and buildings. In consultation with legal colleagues, prepare Development Agreements, Heads of Terms and Memorandum of Understandings in relation to development projects, protecting the Council’s interests in any such legal agreements. Monitor and evaluate Development Agreements, programmes and projects, ensuring ‘best price’ and quality standards are met throughout.

The post holder will develop links with other portfolios of the City Council to ensure a coherent approach to development and regeneration across the City. Also develop contract briefs for projects, ensuring legal, procurement, Council Standing Orders and relevant Council authorities are in place. They will also ensure that the work of the team is planned, developed and co-ordinated to contribute fully towards the achievement of the City Council’s Aims and Objectives and Mayoral targets.

Closing date:  1 May 2017

Job number: LCC01205

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