Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Stroud Council to provide them with a Senior Economic Development Specialist on a 12 month initial contract which may be extended into an ongoing contract.
This role is full time and offers a pay rate of £43,750 per annum. This is negotiable dependent on your experience.
As a successful Senior Economic Development Specialist, your duties will be:
To formulate an economic recovery and renewal strategy and action plan for the district, engaging and working collaboratively with our Strategic Leadership Team, Elected Members, other recovery work-stream leads, key partners, the business community, market towns and wider community.
To work as part of the wider recovery team within the district council, contributing as necessary to the four work streams comprising i) Economy, Market Towns and Rural Vitality, (ii) Community Resilience and Wellbeing, (iii) Affordable Housing and Homelessness, (iv) Environment and Climate Change.
To lead specific initiatives to support the immediate recovery and longer term renewal of our market towns and rural areas.
To prepare and submit funding bids and responses to other economic development opportunities
To be considered, you will have the following knowledge/experience:
A strong knowledge and experience in economic development and regeneration and a proven track record of strategy formulation, project and programme delivery.
Experience of working within a local authority context and of working with elected council members
Proven track record in delivering through partnership
Ability to form long term strategy as well as identify and deliver short term priority initiatives
If you wish to be put forward, please apply below and contact Cameron Clarke Group. / (phone number removed)
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