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Project Officer Mersey Gateway Regeneration Plus

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by Anonymous

Widnes, Cheshire United Kingdom
Public Sector & Government
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project
Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Officer Mersey Gateway Regeneration Plus on a 4 months contract with a possibility of an extension.

Purpose of the role - To lead on driving the delivery of the borough's major infrastructure and regeneration priorities, and, projects and programmes identified in the Councils Mersey Gateway Regeneration Plan.

Duties/Responsibilities-

* Develop an annual delivery plan for key projects in order to monitor progress, establish key milestones and delivery targets and identify income and expenditure needed to implement schemes

* Review and assess options for maintaining momentum on regeneration delivery and influence the shape and direction of individual schemes.

* To promote and apply flexible and creative approaches to implementing regeneration projects; proactively unblocking problems and barriers and cutting through unnecessary bureaucracy to deliver solutions that keep the project on track.

* Provide a market-led and commercial analysis of the challenges and opportunities relating to respective regeneration projects.

* Identify funding opportunities and prepare proposals to secure resources and generate efficiencies.

* Apply a rigorous financial management and business planning approach to the project management of regeneration schemes.

* Brief, co-ordinate and monitor the work delivered by consultants, including the preparation of specifications and evaluation tenders for the appointment and commissioning of consultants.

* To proactively manage relationships with key stakeholders to influence others to deliver positive outcomes and wider regeneration benefits and to foster a culture that values 'inclusive growth'.

Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications/Experience-

* Experience of delivering multi-disciplinary projects

* Experience of applying project management within a complex environment

* Experience of identifying and managing project risks

* Experience of providing specialist advice to a range of parties

* Experience of attending site visits and contractor meetings

* Familiarity with Public Sector Budgets and governance arrangements

To get more information about this role and how to apply please contact Anisha (phone number removed)

Reference: 636639374