Head of Economic Growth
Part of a newly restructured Place Directorate management team, and with a clearly defined strategic remit, this is a career opportunity that present an ideal platform for you to show what you can do.
Pendle is a borough with plenty going on. It’s a place of vibrant and diverse communities, home to a flourishing high-tech engineering sector, and with ambitious regeneration projects that are reimagining some of our town centres. It’s an ideal place for your talent to flourish.
With a remit that spans Economic Development, Regeneration, Engineering, Property, Leisure, and Climate Change this is a role which will directly impact on the quality of life in our borough.
You’ll work in partnership to champion Pendle as a destination for investment and as a great place to live, work and visit; as well as pursing the economic and physical regeneration objectives that will help to close gaps in economic achievement and opportunities.
You’ll very quickly see the professional breadth and scope that this role brings. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.
The Borough of Pendle lies in Lancashire’s beautiful Pennines and is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the city of Manchester.
Pendle Borough Council offers an excellent work-life balance including an Agile Working Policy which allows a flexible approach to work location, flexitime with no core hours, up to 2 days flexi leave a month, compressed working options and up to 30 days annual leave.
The Council’s benefits package includes an excellent Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional annual leave, a cycle to work scheme, home tech and car scheme salary sacrifice schemes. You will also be rewarded with access to our benefits programme, Vivup, which provides easy access to unbeatable discounts for retailers such as Argos, M&S, B&Q, Currys PC World, etc.
We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. Pendle Borough Council does not discriminate on any basis of disability, sex, marriage or civil partnership, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy or maternity.
To find out more contact Phillip Spurr, Director of Place, for a confidential discussion at Philip.firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07971 988636.
How to Apply
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