Economic Development Lead

  • Wirral Council
  • Competitive
Company: Wirral Council
Location: Wirral
Telephone: 0151 691 8148
  • Anywhere

Two fantastic opportunities have arisen to join a progressive local authority team to capitalise on emerging opportunities and to generate economic growth. Wirral Council is seeking to recruit two Economic Development Leads to be at the forefront of shaping and delivering economic growth plans.

You will join a high performing, focussed team, working with a range of partners across the public and private sectors to develop and deliver complex and transformational economic growth initiatives.

Wirral has established clear ambitions: the Wirral Growth Plan looks to bring partners together to drive employment, regeneration, investment, skills and business growth. Wirral is also a key player within the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, working closely with the Local Enterprise Partnership to maximise economic growth opportunities arising from the devolution agenda to deliver the area’s full economic potential. The team coordinate a wide range of large scale programmes to deliver these ambitions.

Wirral is also creating a Joint Venture Partnership with globally recognised investment and development consortia to realise a once in a generation opportunity to transform the physical and economic profile of Wirral. The asset backed Wirral Growth Company is set to deliver £1billion of gross development value across a range of sites and the Council’s Economic Development Leads will be central to delivering that ambition.

We are therefore seeking experienced, dynamic and commercially astute economic development professionals. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of economic development skills, specific experience relevant to Wirral Growth Plan activities and a proven ability to work at pace, motivate partners, and deliver results.

Interviews scheduled: 20 December

Informal Discussion: Sally Shah, 0151 691 8148

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