Cambridge Road Estate Regeneration roles

Cambridge Road Estate

Development Director, Cambridge Road Estate Regeneration

Fixed term 2 years (subject to extension), based in Kingston

GRADE CO4 - £93,615 - £105,315 per annum

Role purpose

On an initial 2 year term and subject to extension, the CRE Programme Development Director will provide exceptional leadership by involving and inspiring all the partners taking forward the delivery of the regeneration Cambridge Road Estate (CRE) programme and help deliver Kingston’s single biggest regeneration project in 50 years. This key post will position the council at the cutting edge of housing and regeneration in London and across both the industry and government.  You will be commercially astute and responsible for promoting excellence in design, place making and innovative engagement to ensure the regeneration programme is supported by residents towards the delivery of successful voluntary ballot in autumn 2019 and ensure a smooth masterplanning process towards gaining planning consent in summer 2020.

If you join Kingston Council as part of our Corporate Leadership Group you will play a key role in achieving these ambitions.

The Council is focused on progressing its thinking to deliver the best possible outcomes for its communities.  To do this the Council needs people who thrive in a collaborative organisation, and who can work corporately across complex networks - providing strong operational leadership within a strategic context.  

The CRE Programme Development Director will have three main areas of focus:

  • A corporate leadership focus in successfully spearheading and  delivering the CRE regeneration programme working as part of a wider organisational network that supports the council’s ongoing transformation
  • A management focus, with leadership responsibility for services, resources and people
  • A locality focus as part of the Council’s Neighbourhoods model.

The role reports directly to the Director of Growth and is directly responsible for the Cambridge Road Estate Regeneration.

For the full job profile and details on how to apply, please visit our recruitment portal.

2 X Project Managers, Cambridge Road Estate Regeneration

Fixed term (2 years), based in Kingston

Grade K - £49,464 - £54,597 (a market supplement will be considered for exceptional candidates)

Role purpose

Cambridge Road Estate is the borough’s largest regeneration programme. It aims to deliver approximately 2000 new homes over the next 10-12 years, including more affordable housing, better community facilities and outdoor spaces and deliver a positive social and economic legacy for residents in Kingston for years to come.   The Council is looking for excellent expert professionals who can be part of a once in a generation opportunity to positively transform people's lives by improving their quality of life by delivering new homes, community facilities, job opportunities and overall health.

Kingston is in the process of appointing a Joint Venture development partner who will work closely with the council over the next 10 years to completely regenerate the Cambridge Road estate. Kingston is committed to following the Mayors guidance for estate regeneration and will put proposals to a resident ballot in the Autumn of 2019. This is a flagship project for the council and a once in a generation investment opportunity that will upgrade our housing stock, providing hundreds of affordable homes whilst delivering value back to our Housing Revenue Account as a joint venture partner to betterment of the Norbiton neighbourhood and borough as a whole.

For the full job profile and details on how to apply, please visit our recruitment portal.