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Heritage Capital Project Manager

Vacancy Id:
£45,994 - £48,645 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
Grade Q
Contract Details:
Contract Hours:
37 hours per week
Interview Date:
Job Description:
Tees Valley is home to much of Britain's greatest heritage and culture with significant landscapes and nature. This is your chance to play an exciting role in its future development as a destination of heritage distinction and help grow our visitor economy.

The Tees Valley Combined Authority is responsible for overseeing around £½ billion in investment funds, with more to come through new devolution deals. In May 2017, the residents of the Tees Valley elected a Mayor for the Tees Valley, who Chairs the Combined Authority.

We are investing in the amazing heritage of Tees Valley and want to create world-class heritage attractions which tell the powerful stories of our place. We want to appoint an experienced attraction development capital project manager to lead the development at North Road in Darlington a place which will let the world learn more effectively about the birthplace of the passenger railway - the Stockton and Darlington Railway, and support the conservation and interpretation of the 26 mile route of the original railway into a walking and cycling heritage path. We are working with partners to realise this ambition before the 200th anniversary of the first passenger railway in 2025 - when we celebrate innovation and achievements which have helped change the world. Could you be the person to deliver this amazing project and others? You will have capital development, capital fundraising and partnership development skills with a great understanding of how people enjoy heritage and become entranced by our most important stories. We will be similarly building opportunities to enhance our national maritime heritage and important sites at Kirkleatham amongst other sites for future development.

The Tees Valley covers five local authorities - Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar & Cleveland - with a combined population of 660,000 and borders County Durham and North Yorkshire.

The Authority incorporates the highly successful Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership, and sustains strong links with the local business community and other partners. Together, we aim to create 25,000 jobs and £2.8bn extra growth by 2026.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
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If you wish to have a discussion on this role please contact Linda Tuttiett Head of Culture and Tourism 01642 528831.

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