Overview

Salary: £43857 – £49449

Shift hours: Full Time

The Property and Development Service plays a lead role in generating income and capital receipts for the Council through acquisitions, disposals and the proactive management of its extensive commercial property portfolio. These investments and management strategy play a key role in securing income to fund wider Council services for the benefit of local communities.   

Teams within the service work in partnership with the private sector and key stakeholders to secure high quality investment in the city and deliver major mixed-use regeneration schemes, such as Friargate and City Centre South, which will create thousands of new homes and jobs for the city.

Our Values

It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. 

 

Our Values are:

What is the job role?

Have you got what it takes to make an impact and help us expand and deliver our investment portfolio and development programme?

 

In return we can offer you a great opportunity to build your experience and skillset in one of the fastest growing cities in the UK – opportunities that will be invaluable whatever, and wherever, your future takes you to.

  • Come and work in Coventry whilst the city is experiencing all that being UK City of Culture has to offer.
  • Come and work on one of the largest regeneration and development programmes in the country.
  • Come and take part as the city continues to invest in the transformation of the city into a new destination for the Midlands.

Come and work on projects as exciting and diverse as the Coventry Airport Gigafactory, Friargate and City Centre South.

 

Working for us, we can provide you with a competitive salary and pay progression opportunities, outstanding pension scheme as well as a generous annual leave allowance.

Working agile and flexibly is our aim to create a good and productive work life balance.

We strongly believe in valuing and rewarding the hard work, commitment and brilliant job you do which goes beyond more than just the salary you receive for a job well done.  

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Who are we looking for?

 

Being in the right place at the right time…….

This is why this is not an opportunity you want to dismiss.

This role has great potential for the right person and a springboard to assist you to reach your aspirations and career goals.

 

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to play a lead role in taking forward high-profile development projects, acquiring sites for investment purposes and undertaking strategic disposals in order to secure financial returns and wider corporate objectives for the City Council.

Excellent negotiating, communication and stakeholder engagement skills is what we are looking for, to help to take projects from inception to completion.

The role could also provide a great development opportunity for the right candidate.

 

Is this the job for you ?

Does this sound right for you?   If so, we are keen to hear from you.

 

If you would like to discuss the role or working for Coventry City Council please contact Adam Hunt, Strategic Lead – Property and Development (Adam.Hunt@coventry.gov.uk ; Tel: 07525 234968 ) for a chat.

 

Interviews will take place w/c 2nd August.

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled ‘Coventry City Council Application Process’

 

Introduction to Coventry City Council

Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!

There’s a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.

We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you’re happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We’ve created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.

As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.

Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Outstanding local government pension scheme
  • Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
  • Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
  • Vibrant employee networks 

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