Closing Date 14 October 2019

Merthyr Tydfil is on the Lookout for a New BID Manager
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Merthyr Tydfil is on the Lookout for a New BID Manager

Job Title: The Big Heart of Merthyr Tydfil BID Manager

Responsible to: The Big Heart of Merthyr Tydfil Board of Directors

Reporting to: Chair of the BID Board

Duration: Fixed term until 30 September 2022, with the opportunity to extend following a successful 2ndrenewal ballot. Probationary period of 6 months. 

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week. Regular evening and weekend working required.

Salary: c £32,000 per annum depending on experience

Benefits: 25 days holiday, pension contribution

Location: Merthyr Tydfil Town Centre

Application Deadline: 5pm, Monday, 14th October 2019


The Big Heart of Merthyr Tydfil is seeking an exceptional leader to drive the BID forward through its 2ndterm to a successful renewal ballot in 2022. The successful candidate will combine strategic vision and leadership with excellent project management and communication skills. 
The role will focus on both leading and managing the BID and on ensuring the implementation of the BID Business Plan 2017-2022. The BID delivers projects across four main themes: Promoting, Engaging, Welcoming and Transforming. The current operating budget is c£150k per annum and the BID area includes some 285 hereditaments. 
The post holder will be expected to engage with, develop and maintain excellent relationships with levy payers and non- levy payers, public and third sector organisations in the town centre. 

The BID is two years into its 2ndterm after a successful renewal ballot in July 2017 with a 73% yes vote.
This is an exciting time for Merthyr Tydfil town centre with the under construction new bus station the final part of its current Town Centre Regeneration Masterplan. An ambitious new masterplan is being developed to take the town centre forward and the BID will play a significant part in this.

To apply for this post, please email your CV and a covering letter to by the deadline for applications which is 5pm on Monday 14 October 2019.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 24 October 2019 and all applicants should be available on this date.
If you have queries about this post, please phone Antonia Pompa on 07754 652755 for an informal discussion. 
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