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Town Centre Major Projects Officer - Barnsley

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

£38,813 - £41,675

Full time

Barnsley, North East

TARCB050


Description

A rare opportunity has arisen to join the award winning Glass Works delivery team driving forward the redevelopment of Barnsley Town Centre. The Glass Works is the future vision for Barnsley’s town centre, offering exciting ways for the community to connect, shop, and discover new leisure activities and business opportunities.

The Glass Works is a high profile project providing exciting opportunities for the right candidate. The role is based within the Regeneration and Culture service and has a clear economic development  focus working on town centre regeneration projects.

Shape a better future with us

Creativity, ambition and a focus on people, that’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money.

We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.

Your role in our journey

As part of our economic regeneration team, you’ll manage complex regeneration schemes to help us deliver the continuing the transformation of Barnsley Town Centre. Working with the team and other stakeholders, you’ll keep things on track and on budget. From procurement to delivery, every project will run smoothly using your technical expertise, knowledge and project management skills to lead and deliver regeneration projects so they’re on time and in budget. As project manager, you will enjoy a varied range of responsibilities in continuing the transformation of Barnsley Town Centre. The council is facilitating this place based transformation, working with partners to create the right conditions for growth. We are seeking a passionate and focused candidate with a strong track record of delivery to help drive forward and realise the economic aspirations of Barnsley.

What you’ll need

To join our team, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C, including Math’s, English and a level 7 qualification. A background in Regeneration or Project Management will be essential to the role. If you welcome a challenge and want to contribute to an award winning team then this is the role for you. You will work as part of a larger team who operate with a proactive culture and in partnership with key stakeholders.

A lot to look forward to

Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we will do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.

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