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Interim Head of Economic Development, Bristol

Interim Head of Economic Development, Bristol

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Sam Solt

  • Contact email:

    sam.solt@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    600

  • Salary low:

    400

  • Job ref:

    SS - 12142_1542204920

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Interim Head of Economic Development, Bristol

Interim Head of Economic Development required for a public sector body based in the South West.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to drive forward the delivery of a range of high profile regeneration and growth initiatives and to play a key role in making the connections with and between stakeholders to ensure success.

You will have an excellent all round understanding of the development and planning processes, commercial acumen and a well-tuned ability to effectively work with residents, businesses, politicians and development or investment interests.

Amongst a diverse portfolio you will lead on area based initiatives, development of and investment in strategic sites, housing investment and employment growth areas.

  • You needs to be an expert on economic development - you need to live and breathe it. This position will involve both strategy and tactical activities
  • You need to be an excellent people manager (or at least have the makings of one)
  • You need to have substantial experience of economic development in a regeneration context.
  • You need a detailed understanding of what "inclusive growth" means and know how to achieve it with success
  • You need to be able to hit the ground running, understand instantly what "good" looks like, and pro-actively build quality relationships with team members as well as stakeholders to achieve desired results

To discuss this position in detail, please call Sam on 01483 213 304.