Commercial Programme Director - Meridian Water
Salary: HOS3 £75,579 to £91,776
X1 Permanent, Full time (36 hours) position
With the future of major regeneration programmes now sitting within the outer London Boroughs there is no better time to join Enfield Council.
Our flagship regeneration programme is Meridian Water, the £6 billion regeneration of an 85- hectare site; our delivery approach is without precedent – The Council has taken control and will act as Master Developer for the site -37 hectares of land have been acquired, £170million of infrastructure funding has been secured from government, planning obtained for 3,000 homes and a partner for the first 725 -1000 homes has been selected.
We now require a dynamic Commercial Director for Meridian Water.
The delivery of Meridian Water demonstrates Enfield’s ambitions as a local authority. For us, Meridian Water is about delivering our passion for successful communities with high quality housing to make sure that we create places that enable our communities to prosper. It must be holistic, it must involve all stakeholders and it must promote successful placemaking.
The role is a big one, and essential to achieving the Council’s ambitious objectives. We need someone who is passionate, ambitious, strategic, and delivery focussed.
You will lead on the commercial and financial aspects of a £6bn of strategic investment, development and regeneration of land, property, housing development and infrastructure assets. You will be responsible for managing and maintaining the Meridian Water financial model, negotiating all contracts with residential developers, and leading all strategic housing work.
We require someone who understands the multitudinous components that are needed to create great places and someone who has a track record of delivering both service and culture change.
We work at an unrelenting pace, so if you are someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced dynamic working environment and believe that you have the vision, skillset and experience that we are looking for then it would be a mistake not to apply.
If you are energetic and have the required skills to join this very exciting project, we look forward to hearing from you.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
How to apply:
This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.
1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.
2. Your CV which includes your full work history since leaving full time education.
Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing date: Midnight 26th November 2020
Interview date: TBC
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
To apply, please click on the link below.
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Oluyemisi Morgan-Raiwe on 020 8132 0840 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.
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