Do you have the experience and vision to manage and lead the Policy, Insight & Communications team providing technical and professional advice on matters relating to a wide range of specialised services including research and data analysis, public affairs, government policy, local policy development, partnership working, communications, public relations and the environment.
We are looking for someone with strong leadership and management skills, experienced in project teams and cross-cutting partnership working, to ensure that the Council develops and delivers the agenda for sustainable growth whilst protecting the environment and supporting community development.
This is a high profile position requiring political awareness, partnership working, creativity, commitment, self-motivation, resilience and the ability to manage and develop staff across the team. You should be qualified to degree standard in a relevant subject and have significant knowledge and wide experience in policy, partnership and communications within local government.
We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.
Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.