We are seeking a manager with the skills and creativity to help the Council achieve its ambitions for business growth and investment in North Norfolk. If you have experience in economic development and the drive to help create opportunities for the North Norfolk economy then we would like to hear from you.
Managing a team dedicated to economic growth initiatives, your key responsibility will include attracting and retaining business investment, supporting enterprise, promotion of the District, and developing projects that capitalise on the existing and emerging opportunities presented in our market towns, rural areas and extensive coastline. A positive and energetic individual, you will bring innovative ideas coupled with strong planning and organisational skills, and an ability to deliver outcomes that match the Council’s corporate priorities within tight resource constraints.
You will need an understanding of national economic policy and the role of partnership approaches in the delivery and funding of local growth. You will be able to evidence successful working with a range of partners, including businesses and stakeholder groups, have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate an ability to undertake research, prepare business cases and make funding submissions.
Please note, this is a politically restricted post.
North Norfolk District Council is committed to equality and diversity in employment and encourages applications from all sections of the community. We offer employees a friendly working environment, flexible working hours and a career average pension scheme.
Please note that we do not accept CVs unless accompanied by a fully completed application form. Please send all completed application forms to HR@north-norfolk.gov.uk
For an informal discussion, please contact Rob Young, Head of Economic and Community Development on (01263) 516162.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th June 2017
Last updated: 26th May 2017