Grade = SH08
As our Economic Development Manager you will have a central role in securing the borough’s economic success, building on our status as the Best Town for Business in the UK in 2022.
You will have the opportunity to harness our shared ambition, resilient economy, great strategic location and strong partnerships, to ensure that our businesses thrive. You will help attract new jobs and investment, making full use of the Council’s significant regeneration programmes and asset base.
You are someone who is passionate about economic development, matched with an excellent track record of delivery. You will have the ability to quickly turn ideas into action and gain the support and buy-in of those around you.
Full details of the responsibilities of this role can be found in the enclosed recruitment pack.
We are committed to providing a healthy work life balance for our employees, with hybrid working and other flexible working arrangements on offer. A laptop and mobile phone will be provided for your role if applicable. We offer a generous benefits package including a minimum of 23 days’ annual leave rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, plus Bank Holidays, a generous local government pension scheme, free parking for all employees and payment of a professional membership fee. As well as subsidised gym membership at our local Places Leisure Centre and great savings from supermarkets, shopping, cycle to work schemes and holidays via the My Staff Shop scheme.
Closing date: 3 October 2022
Initial telephone interview date: w/c 10 October 2022
In person interview date w/c 17 October 2022
For an informal discussion or to answer any questions, please contact Damian Roberts, Chief Executive, firstname.lastname@example.org Please include your contact details, the best time to reach you, and Economic Development Manager in the subject line.
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
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How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707396 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.
All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.
For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. To reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. If you choose to submit your CV with your application form we request that you remove all your personal details before uploading your CV. This will ensure that Managers cannot see your personal details when completing their shortlist. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.
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