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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans, bright future

Project Investment Officer

Vacancy Id:
£31,601 - £34,538 per annum
Closing Date:
Benefits & Grade:
Grade L
Contract Details:
Contract Hours:
37 hours per week
Interview Date:
Job Description:
The Tees Valley covers five local authorities - Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar & Cleveland - with a combined population of 660,000.

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.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Combined Authority team.

With new responsibilities, we are taking a more active role in identifying and developing large and complex projects and leading investment decisions locally. We are working with multiple partners, government agencies, our local council partners and the private sector to secure funding for our highest priority projects. Our devolution settlement allows us to take a long-term view, using new funding powers and strong commercial relationships.

This post is one of two that will lead the development of a comprehensive range of projects in the Authority's £½ billion investment programme. You will need a strong commercial background as this role is pivotal in structuring projects to maximise the returns for the investment fund and the economic impact on Tees Valley. The Project Investment Officers will lead on TVCA appraisals and investment recommendations to Cabinet. They will also act as the central co-ordinators for all assurance activity within TVCA and shall be responsible for ensuring all decisions are made in line with the Assurance Framework we have agreed with Central Government.

The post will support the Strategic Investment Manager to develop a strong investment programme.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

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For a further informal discussion, please contact Sarah Walker, Strategic Investment Manager,

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