Wakefield Council: Project Officer (Westgate HAZ)

£31,371 –  £33,799 (Grade 9)
Full time (37 hrs pw)
Temporary until 31 March 2024
Location: Wakefield One, Burton Street, Wakefield, WF1 2EB
Job reference: 227225

Wakefield Council Economic Growth and Skills Team Regeneration Team is looking to recruit a Heritage Action Zone Project Officer to oversee the development and implementation of the Heritage Action Zone (HAZ), for the Wakefield Upper Westgate Conservation Area.

The Upper Westgate Heritage Action Zone is a joint funded scheme between Wakefield Council and Historic England that will engage with building owners to bring physical improvements to buildings of historic and architectural interest, to support the regeneration of the Westgate area of Wakefield. The post will also manage a grant funding programme to assist with this initiative.

The role will also involve liaising with a range of specialists, consultants and project teams to support the delivery of the scheme, supporting a programme of community and culture activities, with local residents and stakeholders.

This is full time (37 hours), four year post commencing on the 1 April 2020.

If you have worked on historic building conservation projects with proven urban design and regeneration project management experience we want to hear from you.

For more information, or an informal chat, please contact Julian Ellis on 01924 304956 or julianellis@wakefield.gov.uk

This appointment is subject to funding to be agreed with Historic England.

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

Application closing date: 12 June 2020

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