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Aylesbury Garden Town Project Lead

  • Location: Aylesbury Vale
  • Ref: FS10959
  • Closing date: 29th October 2019
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full time/Part time
  • Salary: £46,149 - £51,225
Corporate Office Based


Aylesbury was awarded Garden Town status in January 2017. Garden Town status brings with it substantial funding for new developments, transport links, infrastructure and facilities and we need an experienced Project Manager/Senior Planner to help shape the future of Aylesbury.

About Us

This is your opportunity to be part of an exciting project, working on the delivery and transformation of Aylesbury into a Garden Town. The town is expanding with the addition of more than 15,000 new homes and putting the right infrastructure in place is central to the Garden Town vision. Through innovative design we aim to create greener and better connected communities in a well-planned, sustainable environment.  We are tight knit team working across the District and County Councils to delivery projects to achieve the Garden Town Vision for Aylesbury.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager/ Senior Planner to lead and manage the delivery of the Aylesbury Garden Town Programme. You will manage a number projects and work streams andalso contribute to the formation of new projects and other shaping of the programme.

The role will be varied and include working actively and dynamically across teams in the County and District Councils, elected members, and other local partners on Aylesbury projects.  As project manager, this means driving delivery on the ground, drafting projects briefs, producing tender documents, managing contract procurement and establishing the work programme. Key to this role will be liaising with various partners and government agencies involved in the Garden Town Project and You’ll also need excellent communication and negotiation skills to successfully engage and managing relevant stakeholders.

The successful Project Manager/ Senior Planner will have considerable latitude in how potential problems should be solved to ensure the success and commercial viability of the project.

Other Information

For more information please see the attached JD

If you would to arrange an informal and confidential discussion please contact: Lisa Michelson lmichelson@buckscc.gov.uk 

Our Values

Our values are what make our culture at BCC unique. We expect all our people to live them in their approach.

Ambitious; we want people with a strong desire and determination to succeed. 

Accountable; Our people take pride in owning actions and decisions. It’s all about using our resources wisely and recognising that the public money we use is all going towards a better future. 

Caring; we’re people, working for people. Being caring, kind and supportive is intrinsic. 

Collaborative; Working in a team, sharing ideas and knowledge only means positive things.

We recognise and reward you

You’ll also be entitled to a wide range of bcc benefits, including a generous pension scheme with an employer contribution of 26%, discount in shops / restaurants and 1/3 off local trains and buses.

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