Leeds Council Vacancies – Officer

Website Leeds City Council

Job Description:

Our ambition is to be the best city and to be the ‘best council’ in the UK; fair, open, and welcoming with an economy that is both prosperous and sustainable, so all our communities are successful. It’s an incredibly exciting time to consider Leeds City Council as your next career step. With a multitude of innovative schemes currently underway to help support the city’s ambition to be ‘The Best’, this is an excellent opportunity to join a forward-looking workforce, to contribute to the delivery of major transport infrastructure, regeneration, and housing growth.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The role will be assisting in the detailed work of delivering regeneration in one of the largest and most exciting cities in the UK – you will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of professional challenges and develop your skills, supported by colleagues and working with public and private sector partners.
  • There is no better time to consider a career with Leeds City Council given this level of ambition.
  • As Regeneration Officer you will be an important member of our team, responsible for co-ordinating and supporting work streams within the work of the Asset Management and Regeneration service, with specific focus on the development and delivery of development initiatives and regeneration programmes for the city.
  • You may be involved in specific aspects of our work within on area-based initiatives and plans, strategic development opportunities, major infrastructure investment, housing investment, historic assets, estate regeneration, neighbourhood and high street regeneration, economic developments, funding bids or community initiatives.
  • You will not be directly responsible for project managing implementation of schemes.

Job Requirements:

  • You will understand the importance of governance and managing risk and be capable of writing reports or making presentations accordingly.
  • You will be able to work positively and closely with immediate team colleagues and those from across other Council services and partners on programme team activities, work under delegation or direction to meet priorities, including through work programming and project plans, undertaking or commissioning research, option appraisal exercises, feasibility studies and other related project activities.
  • You will manage your own workload within a framework of a service plan and well-being and management support from senior colleagues.
  • You will be able to build good working relationships with colleagues, clients and partners, with commercial understanding and clarity on the requirements for working in a political setting.
  • Through your work you will be open, inclusive, responsive, and accountable and always focused on positive solutions to achieving diversity and equality in all aspects of your work.

Qualification & Experience:

  • You may have experience in delivering within successful regeneration, asset or place-based programmes, have comparable experience in related areas of work or have specific related expertise which you are looking to broaden.

Job Details:

Company: Leeds City Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Leeds, England

Application Deadline: N/A

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