Wealden District Council is committed to playing an active role in developing a vibrant local economy and supporting the local community. As a vital part of our Community & Regeneration team you will be responsible for taking a strategic lead in developing and implementing the Council’s approach to economic development. As lead officer for Economic Development you will prioritise economic growth projects as set out in the Wealden Local Plan and the County Council’s adopted Economic Development Growth Strategy.
You will also be required to contribute to the development of the agreed community and regeneration service plan covering the agendas of economic development, tourism, leisure, health, community and the voluntary sector.
Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline with previous experience in a similar role, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a good level of IT skills.
Wealden is a high performing council and the area is a very attractive environment in which to live and work. The Council is committed to sensitively managed growth to ensure we remain one of the top ten places in the country to prosper.
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.
This is a part time post for 24 hours per week and we can be flexible about the work pattern.
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.