Peterborough City Council – Temporary Market Manager

Reference HQ00021585
Directorate Peterborough City Council
Service Peterborough City Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Initially 3 months
Location Peterborough
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37
Rate £20.67 per hour

About the Role:

Peterborough City Council required a temporary market manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the city market.  Reporting to the programme manager you will also assist them with the relocation of current traders on the market to a new location on a tight timescale.

  • Day to day operational management of city market this will involve dealing with issues such as rent reviews, markets trader engagement, formulation of trader’s contracts, and dealing with any breaches of contract and liaising with external contractors to ensure smooth running of the market.
  • To assist the programme manager with the relocation of the market on a tight timescale.   This will include working with other agencies/department to provide the best solution for a market as well as maintaining positive relationship with market traders and protecting PCC public image.
  • As part of the relocation there will be a need to negotiate with traders alongside other professional when offering relocation packages.  As well as meeting the needs of the traders the negotiations need to protect the interests of the local authority.
  • Experience of complex relationship management, this includes negotiation skills, preferably with a market or city centre management background.
  •  Holiday entitlement of up to 31 days per annum, pro-rata (including bank holidays) where applicable
  •  Permanent equivalent council pay rates from commencement
  • Pension contribution from employer
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opus candidates hear about jobs first
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an ‘internal candidate’
  • Gain experience to support permanent applications

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