Waterfront Manager and Chief Executive Recruitment

Plymouth is Britain’s Ocean City, the largest city on the South coast and gateway to the beautiful South West, Devon and Cornwall. With a planned programme of major investment and city wide regeneration, Plymouth is an exciting place to be, offering an exceptional quality of life.

Plymouth Waterfront Partnership BID is one of two within the city. Since 2012 Plymouth Waterfront BID has delivered two five-year business plans including seventy projects, targeted more than £16.6m, consistently delivered a 5:1 return on business investment and recently won a Special Recognition award from British BIDs.

Plymouth Waterfront Partnership is now looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and dynamic Waterfront Manager to lead the BID team forward for the remainder of the current business plan and then into a new term from 2022 onwards. This exciting role will require a self-starting, motivated individual with an ability to manage delivery of the BID to meet business plan targets and bring in fresh ideas. The successful candidate will manage relationships with many different stakeholders, from private sector business owners to local organisations and public agencies.

Our ideal candidate will have have significant experience of working in Business Improvement Districts or Town Centre Management roles as a senior manager and provide strategic and operational management leading from the front. Project management experience is essential, as are strong budgeting, operations and business management skills.

The candidate must demonstrate great relationship management and networking skills, plus sound knowledge of private and public sector working and local community dynamics. Above all, we are looking for someone with passion and commitment to deliver on key objectives and promote the BID.

A salary commensurate with experience will be offered. The successful candidate will have 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

If you are interested in the role, please see our website www.waterfrontbid.co.uk for the BID Business Plan and download the full job description below.

- Download: Full Job Description

if you require further information please contact Patrick Knight, by telephone on 01752 304472 or by e-mail on patrick.knight@plymouth.gov.uk

How to apply

To apply for this post please forward your CV and covering letter to:

E-mail: Patrick.knight@plymouth.gov.uk Please clearly state in the subject line: ‘Job Application for Waterfront BID Manager and CEO position’.

If you wish, you can also contact us by post:

Plymouth Waterfront Partnership

Ballard House

West Hoe Road


Devon, PL1 3BJ

Applications must be received by close of play: 11th June 2020.

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