Director of Investment

& Development


Location: Bournemouth

Salary: £103,914

Reference: A000476


At BCP Council we are ambitious about the potential of our place. We live in an extraordinary location, with an unmatched coastal environment that attracts visitors from all over the world. Our corporate plan reflects the priorities of our communities and puts our place and our environment at the heart of what we do. As Director of Investment & Development, you will play a leading role in translating this vision into reality by enabling place-shaping and place making through your leadership of development and housing delivery services.

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, you will have responsibility for shaping the future of a new directorate and for driving the delivery of the Council’s housing, regeneration and smart place projects. We have some key priority sites including Holes Bay (the largest brownfield regeneration site in the South West), the Dolphin Leisure Centre site and the area around the Winter Gardens, including the Bournemouth International Centre. You will take responsibility for attracting external development and investment, as well as creating the conditions for assembling effective partnerships and delivery vehicles that unlock potential and create commercially viable projects.

If you bring a strong track record of delivering large-scale development, regeneration and investment, as well as a commercial mind-set, political nous and excellent partnership delivery capabilities, then we want to hear from you. For more information about the role, please view the candidate pack below.

Director of Investment & Development Candidate Pack

Indicative Timetable

Closing date for applications:  Thursday 21 March 2024
Preliminary interviews and Assessment:  Wednesday 27 March 2024
Final interviews:  Monday 15 April 2024

For an informal conversation, please contact:

Martin Tucker
Phone: 0121 312 3755

Rob Naylor
Phone: 0121 312 3755

To apply:

To apply for this job please click on the Apply button below and fill out the requested information. When prompted, please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than four sides of A4 each).

With your CV, please also provide the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will only be contacted if you reach the final stages, and we will not contact referees without your permission.

Your supporting statement should express why you are interested in this role and what experience you can bring to the organisation. The statement should tackle the specific requirements of the role; outlining examples and outcomes showing how you meet those requirements.

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