“Happy to talk flexible working”
Find out more about Mole Valley District Council here https://jobsatmolevalley.co.uk/
About the role and team
Are you able to rise to the challenges facing town centres and do you have the experience and skills to commission and deliver a range of economic regeneration projects? If so, Opportunity Dorking needs you.
Opportunity Dorking is an exciting programme of regeneration initiatives and projects for a town centre ready to realise its potential.
You will be part of the Economic Development team. Our main purpose is to deliver the Council’s Economic Prosperity Strategy and help ensure that the District’s local economy remains vibrant with thriving towns and villages. You will also work closely with colleagues from the Property and Investment and Regeneration teams.
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an appropriate field – such as regeneration, economic development or business studies.
You will have proven town centre management or economic development experience in business engagement and support, project development and managing a project team, securing funding and commissioning work from consultants.
You will have the confidence and proven ability to drive forward complex projects, and to liaise with senior managers, elected members and a wide range of business stakeholders.
You will need to be self-motivated and enthusiastic, with experience of building relationships, dealing with competing priorities and pressures and delivering projects on time and on budget. You will need to have excellent communications skills and a sound understanding of the commercial environment.
Find out what we can offer you here https://jobsatmolevalley.co.uk/foryou/
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Candida Goulden on 01306 879202 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively you can contact HR at email@example.com
Contract Type: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract
Closing date for applicants: Open Advert
Interview dates: To be arranged with the individual applicant
Politically restricted role: Yes
MVDC is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
How to apply
Visit our careers website https://jobsatmolevalley.co.uk/job/senior-economic-regeneration-officer/ and submit your CV along with a supporting statement, to let us know how you meet the required skills and experience of the job description and person specification. Alternatively email our careers inbox firstname.lastname@example.org