Investment & Funding Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/02/2020 23:59
£31,371 - £33,799 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
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Closing date:
23 Feb
Further Information

This post is a re-advertisement - previous applicants will need to re-apply as the person specification has been amended.

In the North East of England and part of the wider Tees Valley sub-region, Darlington is a world class location that offers a great place to live and work.

Darlington’s strategy for growth is based on capitalising on our outstanding assets of excellent transport links, a highly qualified local workforce, high achieving schools, good quality residential areas and a fantastic quality of life.

In this role you will be a key part of the Council’s Funding and Investment team working across the council on a wide range of projects. You will be expected to develop funding and financing strategies to deliver projects and programmes.

The successful candidate will be able to work successfully across organisations to promote the projects and programmes that benefit Darlington and Tees Valley and develop robust and attractive propositions for funders.

The team’s current and planned project portfolio is extensive and includes town centre regeneration, commercial office, cultural projects, leisure and education facility improvement, highways and civil engineering projects, and housing schemes.

In return, the rewards for working at the Council will go beyond the salary you will receive with numerous additional benefits such as:

- 31 days annual leave, plus public holidays
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption Leave Payments
- Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
- Flexi Time Scheme
- Cycle to Work Scheme in partnership with Halfords
- Access to Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services
- Regular health and wellbeing initiatives
- Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre’s ‘Fit 4 Life’ package

As a service we are committed to the professional development of our employees and as such we offer workplace development opportunities.

For an informal discussion please contact Brian Robson, Head of Capital Projects, on 01325 406608 or John Simpson, Investment and Funding Manager, on 01325 406287.

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.