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TOWNSCAPE HERITAGE PROJECT OFFICER

Salary details: £36153 - £39002

Reference
HUL/18/0336
Occupational group
Economic Development
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term
Hours
37
Division
Regeneration & Partnerships - Directorate
Closing Date
27 June 2018
Shortlisting date
29 June 2018
Proposed Interview Date
11 July 2018
Place of work
3rd Floor Earle House, Hull
For an information discussion please contact
Carl Lewis
Contact telephone
01482 612554
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Fixed term for two years due to funding.

Hull City Council is working hard to improve the housing and environmental landscape in Hull through the delivery of our City Plan.

Beverley Road has been the main northern route into Hull since the medieval period, making it one of the City’s most important historic gateways. It is also a conservation area boasting a number of important buildings mainly from the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Unfortunately, Beverley Road has suffered from economic decline in recent years and is currently on the national ‘At Risk’ register.

The Council is committed to bringing Beverley Road back to its former glory and has secured a £1.6m National Lottery grant, under the Heritage Lottery Fund Townscape Heritage scheme, to help local property owners pay for much needed conservation repairs that will improve the historic streetscape and help bring historic buildings back into use. Are you the right self-motivated person to help us realise our vision by project managing the effective delivery of the scheme?

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated project officer to lead on our Townscape Heritage Scheme which is currently in its second year of delivery. The post will be a full-time position for a period of two years.

You will be qualified to degree level and/or have equivalent experience in a relevant discipline such as conservation, archaeology with buildings archaeology, heritage management, architecture, urban regeneration or planning. You will also have a proven track record of successful project management of conservation and/or regeneration grant funded projects, along with experience of consultation, negotiation, contract management and a good working knowledge of the management of grant schemes. You will have excellent communication skills and will liaise with property and business owners, local residents and community groups to promote the project and encourage take-up of the Townscape Heritage grants available.

This is an exciting opportunity to ensure that the important historic environment of Beverley Road is regenerated as a legacy of Hull’s tenure as UK City of Culture 2017.



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