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Programme Director - Strategic Regeneration Partnership

North Yorkshire, England
£750 - £900 per day
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Other Public sector
Specialist / Consultant

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Programme Director - Strategic Regeneration Partnership

Our client, an esteemed local government organization, is seeking a Programme Director to lead a ground-breaking Strategic Regeneration Partnership (SRP) in Wakefield. This role involves working within a fast-paced environment to secure a long-term partnership with a developer and institutional funder, driving the regeneration of the City Centre and maximizing return on investment. The Programme Director will provide strategic guidance, establish robust governance arrangements, and navigate complex partnership options to ensure the success of this ambitious regeneration initiative.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Establish rigorous programme management arrangements
  • Manage ongoing programme activities and reports
  • Procure a developer partner within 6 months
  • Finalize Strategic Regeneration Frameworks for core areas within 12 months
  • Drive land and site identification and assembly
  • Proactively manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure effective risk and financial management
  • Provide expert advice and support on other regeneration initiatives

Job Requirements:
  • Extensive experience at a Director level in a local government context
  • Significant experience in town planning and regeneration
  • Ability to navigate complex legal arrangements and procure development partners
  • Strong understanding of the political and financial context of local authorities
  • Demonstrated understanding of the commercial realities in the developer market
  • Excellent programme management and stakeholder engagement skills

Working Arrangements:
  • Reporting directly to the Corporate Director for Regeneration and Economic Growth
  • No line management responsibilities or programme team
  • Expected presence in Wakefield City Centre office 2 days a week
  • Full-time role, 3-4 days a week
  • Anticipated daily rate: £750-£900
  • 12-month contract, starting as soon as possible

If you have the skills and experience to lead this groundbreaking regeneration initiative, please apply now!


Matchtech is a leading global technical and engineering recruitment specialist, with over 30 years’ experience in successfully matching job-seekers with hiring employers across a range of industries. 

Our Town Planning team has over 20 years’ experience recruiting to the sector. Our specialist, dedicated consultants are perfectly placed to support our candidates in finding them the right position and to help our clients source the best people for their organisation. We take pride in delivering the highest levels of service and appreciate the importance of understanding the needs of our candidates and clients.

We are passionate about quality and work to the most rigorous standards in the recruitment industry. Our goal is to always exceed the expectations of our customers by providing the best delivery and the highest quality service possible.

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01489 898989
1450 Parkway,
Solent Business Park,
PO15 7AF

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