Not many places offer the whole package - we can. Newham is an exciting place to be and to build your career.
The Newham Regeneration teamwork at a scale and pace which is unprecedented. Working in collaboration with council colleagues, the GLA, and external partners to turn ideas into reality. \
Newham is a borough that is at the centre of many of Europe’s most spectacular regeneration programmes.
We are a key player behind the City in the East, with housing and new town centres at Canning Town and Custom House, London’s only Enterprise Zone at the Royal Docks, and building on the Olympic Legacy, the developing cultural quarter at Stratford and estate renewal.
The wider borough will see better access and design of the route along the River Lea, and the arrival of 5 new Crossrail stations will see 37,500 new homes and 100,000 new jobs created by 2027.
We directly lead major initiatives from housing to placemaking, leisure, health and cultural programmes. Working to find innovative solutions to delivery through joint ventures and specialist delivery mechanisms
For any regeneration professional, it is about raising the bar and while part of the fun is delivering major sites, we are looking for those who would garner personal and professional satisfaction from making a difference to the lives of our young and diverse residents both present and future.
About the job
Senior Programme Manager
This role is to lead staff, be a key part of the Regeneration team senior management and will support the delivery of a number of initiatives across the borough from initiating projects to developing further existing ones.
Working with partners and internal departments these initiatives initially will include, the delivery of major regeneration initiatives in Urban Newham and community housing amongst others.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of planning and delivering regeneration programmes, leading staff and managing significant project budgets.
Articulate, pro-active, and self-motivated, you will be an extremely effective project manager, with a good knowledge of all aspects of the development process, particularly in a regeneration context.
You will understand development financing, stakeholder management, community engagement, physical and cultural placemaking and project delivery.
The successful candidates will be a creative problem solver and commercially and politically astute with a track record of driving forward delivery and getting things done, whilst also working collaboratively with internal and external partners.
For an informal further information about the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 0203 849 2792
Closing date: 15th November 2019