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Fixed term, 9-12 months, interim position or secondment opportunity

The Midlands Engine is a partnership between Central Government and local stakeholders – local authorities, Local Economic Partnerships, business and education leaders – designed to boost the economy of the Midlands. It is chaired by Sir John Peace and is overseen by an Executive Board comprising senior representatives of partner organisations. Built on a strong advanced manufacturing base and enhanced by a range of sectoral strengths, the Midlands Engine is perfectly positioned to take advantage of economic growth, productivity and skills opportunities.

We are looking for an individual on an interim or secondment basis, who, in the role of Programme Director, will play a critical role in driving and managing the delivery of the Midlands Engine partnership’s programme of work – leading the secretariat team and effectively managing resources to ensure the greatest impact from current funding and approaches, to secure further funding and investment and to influence policies and programmes. The post-holder will also play a key role in managing the Midlands Engine contribution to the Comprehensive Spending Review and strategy refresh process.

The post-holder will be expected to operate at senior levels – engaging with business leaders, Government officials, and senior Council officers. The post-holder will report directly to the Chair of the Operating Board, through to the Chair of the Executive Board on all programme related matters,, but will be contracted and line managed by Nottingham City Council as the Midlands Engine Accountable Body.

For further information, please visit
For a confidential and informal discussion, please call Anthony May (Chair, Midlands Engine Operating Board) on 0115 977 3582.

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the competencies identified in the person specification to

Closing Date:       12pm, 12 April 2019



Salary: £39,961
Ref No: SWPH033                                    

A key senior management position has arisen within Somerset Waste Partnership to bring together and drive forward strategy, behaviour change and communications.  This is a vital role working within a nationally recognised organisation to develop innovative ways of driving behaviour change, develop new partnerships, and innovative ways of working. SWP are hugely ambitious for the future, and we are looking for someone who wants the opportunity to develop and drive strategy forward, so that SWP remains at the cutting edge nationally and to make a huge difference to residents, businesses, communities and the environment in Somerset.

The successful candidate will be able to evidence how they work collaboratively and have used effective marketing, behavioural change, and community engagement to achieve tangible results. They will be as comfortable developing strategy as they will be developing a behaviour change campaign, and will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. They will be passionate about what SWP does and our ambitions for the future.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please call Mickey Green, Managing Director, on (01823) 625707.
Please see our latest Business Plan ( for more information about SWP.

Please telephone 01823 625708 for application details or alternatively email  Please quote the above reference number.

Closing Date:       29 March 2019
Interview Date:    w/c 8 April 2019