Decision details

Project Leadership – Project 1000

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Experienced leadership capacity is required to ensure successful delivery of Project 1000. The council needs to procure this resource as there is no existing internal capacity. Arcadis have been already procured to meet this type of need and facilitate high pace of delivery.


To commission the Strategic Partner (Arcadis) for a six month period (1st November 2022 until 28th April 2023) to support the acceleration and strategic direction of the Project 1000 housing programme by arrangement of a consultant Programme Director and Programme Manager.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Internal resource is not available
Option 2 - Procurement of resource from open market or other framework discounted because of time required and cost of process being unfavourable in comparison to pre procured Arcadis
Option 3 -

Publication date: 22/11/2022

Date of decision: 15/11/2022