Development Lead x 2

Keynsham, Bristol
£56,031 - £61,473
08 Jun 2022
24 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full time

Bath & North East Somerset Council seeks an inspirational Development Lead in the Enterprise Zone regeneration team, to take responsibility and lead the delivery of key projects and workstreams through the project life. The Enterprise Zone capital programme currently totals circa £120m in provisional and approved activities that will leave a lasting legacy for the City and surrounding towns.

To act as a lead officer, commissioning and overseeing delivery of a range of major commercial and residential land projects, within the Enterprise Zone regeneration team. You will be able to demonstrate an established technical expertise across the complex regeneration development lifecycle, including procurement, master planning, business case writing, engagement and consultation, land acquisition via negotiation and statutory mechanisms, and a knowledge or experience in Argus or equivalent is preferable.

Activities will involve leading the procurement of multidisciplinary project teams, leading and co-ordinating delivery strategies, securing funding and engaging with professionals within the regeneration and development industry to commission and secure development outcomes in Bath and North East Somerset in accordance with the Council’s Vision & Values, Strategy, Policy and other objectives.

Bath & North East Somerset lies between the Cotswold and Mendip areas of outstanding natural beauty. The city of Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built around Britain’s only thermal springs.

This role offers the opportunity for blended working and the post-holder will be expected to spend part of their week working from home. Office time will be mainly spent in our award-winning, modern Civic Centre in Keynsham, halfway between Bath and Bristol, easily accessible on public transport, with a train station 5 minutes’ walk away. Hot desking workspaces are also available in the Guildhall, Bath and Midsomer Norton.

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved, please contact Richard Holden, Operations Manager, Bath and Somer Valley Enterprise Zone (richard_holden@ to arrange a time for a call. Opportunity for market supplement.

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Closing date: 24 June 2022.

Interview Date: 8 July 2022.

Bath & North East Somerset Council has one overriding purpose – to improve people’s lives. We have four core values which shape every aspect of our working life and how we look to the future. These values are to be Bold, Empowered, Supportive and Transparent.

Please explain in your application how you could incorporate these values into the role you are applying for.

As an equal opportunities employer, Bath & North East Somerset Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and is opposed to discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

Please note the Council operates a policy of prior consideration for roles for any individual on the Council’s at-risk register. This means should a redeployee express an interest in this role, providing they meet the essential criteria for the role, they will be interviewed before any shortlisting or interviewing of external candidates.