There is currently one vacancy with the Creative Foundation.

Townscape Heritage Initiative Project Manager

Fixed Term Contract (3 year period) 

Salary: £31,138 – £36,783 (Grade G)  

Hours: 37 per week

Folkestone is a coastal town in South East Kent. Over the past 10 years, the town has benefited from a concerted regeneration effort – such as the arrival of High Speed One, the creation of an award-winning Coastal Park, and the development of a new Creative Quarter. Work is also on-going on other exciting initiatives such as Folkestone Seafront

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Project Manager to deliver, promote and co-ordinate a Townscape Heritage Initiative Scheme in the Old Town of Folkestone. The Project Manager should have good project management skills, be able to work effectively with property owners, have a sound understanding of historic building conservation and experience in delivering community and training initiatives. Knowledge of partnership working would also be advantageous.

The post calls for someone with considerable communication skills who is used to dealing with built environment professionals and the public, both at meetings and on a one-to-one basis. They must also be IT literate, highly organised and an effective team worker.

This post is funded and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Shepway District Council, Kent County Council and the Creative Foundation. Further details on the Folkestone Townscape Heritage Initiative can be found on the website: www.folkestonethi.org

If you would like further details or an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jeremy Whittaker on 01303 853375 or email:  jeremy.whittaker@shepway.gov.uk

For further details and to apply, please visit our website www.shepway.gov.uk and look under ‘Jobs and Careers’.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12pm on Friday 3rd October 2014.

Interviews will take place w/c 13th October 2014.

Please return your application to: recruitment@shepway.gov.ukor post to HR Services, Shepway District Council, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY