Productive Valley Fund Officer - 36m FTC
Exciting opportunity to join our busy South Tottenham Team!
Your new company
Are you able to rise to the challenges facing our High Streets and do you have the skills to make a difference to Tottenham's business community?
Haringey is a dynamic, diverse borough with a broad range of exciting regeneration projects underway or committed. It is a borough which, alongside substantial change, is not immune to familiar challenges facing high streets up and down the country. Our work seeks to secure investment in our places, to help our existing businesses and town centres prosper and to welcome in new enterprises.
Your new role
Tottenham's town centres will see a great deal of change over the next few years with developments at Tottenham Hale, the new Spurs Stadium and High Road West creating many opportunities for businesses to flourish.
The emerging Strategy for Tottenham High Road sets out a host of business related projects to be delivered. The borough has been successful in securing substantial public and private sector funding to help realise this ambition, such as the GLA's Good Growth Fund. The post holder will take a lead on town centre management and business support initiatives which aim to ensure our businesses prosper, reporting to the Tottenham Town Centre Manager.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an appropriate field - such as regeneration, economic development or business studies. You will have proven town centre management or economic development experience in business engagement and support, project development and managing a project team, securing funding and commissioning work from consultants.
You will have the confidence and proven ability to drive forward complex projects, and will be regularly liaising with senior managers, elected members and a wide range of business stakeholders.
What you'll get in return
Flexible working, work from home days, defined benefit pension scheme, flexible retiring options, generous annual leave and long service award (which can be carried over from other LA's in some cases), learning & development, interest free season ticket loan, Reduced entry to Haringey leisure centres and gyms and childcare vouchers.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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07 Mar 2019