Programme Manager

34788.00 - 37849.00 GBP Annual
04 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
We're looking for a Section 106 Programme Manager who will manage the Council's Section 106 Programme to deliver the spatial strategy set out in the Local Plan, including place-shaping and delivery of necessary infrastructure. You will have the opportunity to work with a range of stakeholders overseeing an exciting and transformational programme that will create a lasting legacy for our residents and businesses. This is a full time, permanent position, offering a highly competitive salary of GBP34,788 - GBP37,849 per annum. This role also includes a 10% recruitment payment initially for the first two years.

About the Section 106 Programme Manager role

In order to create fantastic, sustainable places it is necessary to ensure that the appropriate infrastructure is in place. The council already has a highly successful Section 106 programme that is delivering state of the art sports facilities, children's play areas, walking and cycling routes, investment in local primary and secondary schools and much needed affordable housing. The Local Plan includes policies that provide further opportunities to secure planning gain.

We have therefore created a new Section 106 Programme Manager to oversee this growing programme. The Programme Manager will report to a Section 106 Strategic Panel comprising of senior councillors and officers who ensure that contributions are allocated to projects that reflect the council's wider objectives, deliver the best value for money and have widespread community support.

In return as our Section 106 Programme Manager you will receive:

- Flexible working scheme and holiday package

- Cycle2work scheme

- Technology purchase schemes

- Reduced gym membership and many more

Our ideal Section 106 Programme Manager will have the below skills and experience:

- Relevant professional Level 6 qualification

- Relevant Programme/Project Management Training

- Significant experience of project management to ensure the successful delivery of projects

- Extensive knowledge and understanding of the development management process, planning and other relevant legislation and national and regional guidance

- Excellent communication, interpersonal, facilitation and negotiation skills.

Barnsley is changing and with a recently adopted Local Plan aimed at preserving what is special about the borough whilst also providing significant economic and housing growth opportunities, now is a great time to be joining our forward-thinking and dynamic Planning & Building Control Service.

Closing date: Sunday 27th October 2019

So if you feel you have the skills and experience for our Section 106 Programme Manager position then please click 'Apply' today