The Greater Brighton Economic Board is seeking an experienced Business Manager to support the Board and oversee the associated work streams that comprise the Greater Brighton Five-Year Plan, the Investment Programme, the project pipeline and emerging proposals for devolution, the Covid 19 economic recovery plan, and the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.
About the role
You will work with representatives from central regional and local government, senior council officers, private and public sector stakeholders and with council officers and agencies from across the partnership. The role requires an individual with the ability to be both strategic and operational.
You will be working in a complex political environment and will need experience in building effective working relationships spanning organisational hierarchies, structures and geographical boundaries. You must possess sound research and analytical skills along with excellent written and oral communication and ICT skills along with experience of matrix management covering various disciplines along with the ability to commission and oversee consultants and contractors
Please see attachments for more info on the Greater Brighton Economic Board and the current projects and plans in place and coming up.
This role is politically restricted. For further information on what this means for employees in post, please click on the document attachment below.
Fixed term until May 2023
Interviews are to take place 17th December
For an informal discussion, please contact Cheryl Finella, Economic Development Programme Manager on 07795 336536
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Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.