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Regeneration Manager

Employer
Wyre Forest District Council
Location
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary
£52,219 to £55,574 per Annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

Job Details

About Wyre Forest District Council 

Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit people living in the area. The District is a mix of urban rural, market and riverside town communities covering 195 square kilometres. The three main towns of Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport-on-Severn and several surrounding villages including Arley, Rock, Chaddesley Corbett and Wolverley make up the district. Over 100,000 people live here and you can help shape our district’s future as part of our circa 350  strong workforce that strives to make a difference in making sure the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

Working for us:

At Wyre Forest District Council, people depend on us – every day we provide essential services across the district which make a real difference to residences’ lives. That’s why we need people we can depend on too, who can perform well within a challenging social and economic environment. We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive. We focus on supporting your physical, financial and emotional wellbeing so working for us you can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role and our excellent benefits package includes:-

  • a competitive salary 
  • an excellent local government pension scheme
  • favourable holiday entitlements with an option to purchase additional annual leave
  • flexible working options, hybrid working is part of our culture
  • Regular job-specific training
  • Discounted gym and swim membership
  • Health and wellbeing support with an optional health cash plan 
  • Employee Assistance Scheme including access to counselling services
  • Employee discounts with a range of companies 
  • Kaarp discount scheme which provides employee discounts on days out and holidays

If you have ambition for yourself and this district, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

The Role 

A unique opportunity to manage a new regeneration and economic growth team and lead the delivery of major regeneration projects in Wyre Forest supported by £45 million of council and external grant funding. The funding has been secured recently from the Future High Streets Fund and the Levelling Up Fund and will support the delivery of major capital projects in Kidderminster, including new public realm initiatives, flexible workspaces, digital innovation, commercial and cultural hubs. The team will also lead the development of a major feasibility study for a new project pipeline on several major development sites. The gross development value of the current and new project pipeline exceeds £100 million.

We have a significant transformational agenda, and the role offers the opportunity to work collaboratively across the council and with key external partners to deliver against the priorities set out in the new Corporate Plan 2023-2027. You will be part of an agile team supported by externally appointed professional teams and we are looking for people who are interested in advancing their professional careers in the built environment, develop project management skills, knowledge and expertise.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you and for an informal discussion about these post please contact Ostap Paparega, Deputy Chief Executive: Regeneration and Commercial, at Ostap.paparega@wyreforestdc.gov.uk or 01562 732192 or 07580725167.

Additional Information

We have a flexible approach to the workplace and operate a hybrid model which will be agreed locally with your manager. It means that, if the role permits, employees will be combining the benefits of working at home and in the office. 

You may be required to provide a suitable vehicle in connection with the duties of this post.

Flexible approach to working hours, able to work outside normal office hours if necessary, including a requirement to be available for evening meetings.
Anticipated date for interview 26th July 2024

Wyre Forest District Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer  

Attached documents
Regeneration Kidderminster
 

Supporting Documents for Regeneration Manager

Company

Working for us:

Join our team and you’ll be part of an evolving of council. One that seeks to make a difference, not just to its colleagues, but to the lives of those who live, work and visit our district. We are transforming and finding new more efficient trusted ways of working and all of our colleagues have a part to play.

We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive. We believe in rewarding employees and working for Wyre Forest District Council has some great benefits.  We focus on supporting your physical, financial and emotional wellbeing. You can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role. Our excellent benefits also include a competitive salary and pension scheme, favourable holiday entitlements and flexible working options. Hybrid working is part of our culture.

We feel it is necessary to have a diverse workforce and focus on making sure the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community. Positions at all levels contribute to the district’s wellbeing and smooth-running.

If you have ambition for yourself and this district, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

Our Vision:

"A safe, vibrant and clean place to live, work and visit."

Our Values:

Our vision is underpinned by the following values which lie at the heart of everything we do.  We will:

  • Be honest
  • Invest in our workforce
  • Be supportive

Our Priorities:

Our priorities represent what we want to achieve for the social, economic and environmental well-being of the district, they are:

  • Economic growth and regeneration
  • Securing financial sustainability for services the local communities value
  • A clean, safe and green place to live, work and visit

What you can expect:

At Wyre Forest District Council we rely on good people to perform well within a challenging social and economic environment, and we will reward them accordingly.  Working for us you can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role. Our excellent benefits include a competitive salary and pension scheme, favourable holiday entitlements, and mobile and flexible working options.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01562 732721
Location
Wyre Forest House
Finepoint Way
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY11 7WF
United Kingdom

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