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Programme Manager

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
51,465 - 54,480
Cedar Wood House 2 Fulbourne Road Walthamstow London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
13/10/2017 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Join our plans for growth

We have a highly ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners on major regeneration programmes to make our borough a better place for existing and future residents.  Our plans are to provide approximately  800 new homes through our existing regeneration programmes to 2021/2 and there are new schemes in the pipeline.

Be part of the vision.

Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a quality of life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where four key principles – resident focussed, digitally driven, commercially minded and insight led – will underpin everything we do for our residents.

About the Waltham Forest Housing Directorate.

The Housing Directorate is restructuring with a new Director and Property Services Structure. The Housing Development and Regeneration service is a new team and have a challenging programme of estate regeneration and new build sites. We have recently created Waltham Forest Development Ltd., our wholly owned development company to be the developer of our future new build programme. This is an exciting time to join our team and we welcome applications from driven, dynamic and creative individuals who share our ambitions for the borough.

Programme Manager (Regeneration) PO9

We have an ambitious work programme set out in our Redefining Waltham Forest 2020 which describes an exciting blueprint for all of our services across the Council. Our aim is to produce exemplary regeneration schemes and build a reputation for excellence and are looking for individuals that share our vision and want to help us grow and develop our service.  Our existing regeneration scheme at Marlowe Road is already underway and drawing attention for our contribution to carbon reductions through the extension of neighbourhood heat networks beyond the regeneration area.

We are looking for an outstanding Programme Manager to plan, develop, manage and deliver an expert professional service within the Housing Development and Regeneration Team. They will be expected to develop, procure and manage major housing estate regeneration projects in accordance with Council objectives and to support the development, management and delivery within the service area.

We will be looking for an individual who extensive and demonstrable experience of working on high profile, successful  projects, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work to demanding deadlines.

If you would like an informal discussion about the opportunity, please contact the Head of Development and Regeneration at  or on  0208 496 4136.

Standard Equal Opps paragraph and “How to Apply” to follow….

Closing Date: 13th October 2017.


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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