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Head of Economic Regeneration

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £27.47 - £30 per hour + Paye / Umbrella

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months +

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Economic Regeneration to join our busy offices based in Matlock on a temporary basis for 2 months with the possibility of an extension. We are looking for someone to start ASAP, working 37 hours per week, at £27.47 p/h PAYE.

As the Head of Economic Regeneration, your main duties will include:

People Management:

  • Lead, organise, develop and motivate employees within assigned function/service areas specifically undertaking: management of performance, discipline and grievance, training and development requirements, absence management, recruitment and selection.
  • Risk & Asset Management Manage risk in relation to service delivery and contribute to the corporate risk management framework. Use of risk and asset management practice to embed a culture of innovation in the use of resources and shared learning across service boundaries and partnerships.
  • To provide effective management of the County Council's economic regeneration service.
  • To work with the Derbyshire Economic Partnership to determine local economic growth priorities and deliver services and economic programmes to deliver objectives.
  • To represent Derbyshire economic interests at a national and regional level notably through D2N2 Local Economic Partnership.
  • To coordinate activity with partners to support a coherent Derbyshire offer for both inward investment and tourism promotion.

To be successful for this Head of Economic Regeneration post you will need to have:

  • Extensive management experience at a senior level within a complex public, private or partnership organisation.
  • Strong track record of delivering successful economic development projects and services.
  • Significant experience of successfully working in partnership with the private sector to deliver projects to support economic growth.
  • Successful working in partnership with local authorities, business support organisations and agencies to formulate and deliver strategic economic objectives.
  • Working with elected members in pursuing agreed policy objectives.
  • Experience of operating a robust performance management framework.
  • Experience in managing budgets and project financials.
  • Excellent leadership qualities with the ability to initiate action, setting and delivering challenging targets.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the needs of the business sector and the role of local government in supporting growth.
  • External funding and bid writing skills.
  • Project and programme management skills.
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure delivery in the UK
  • Budget and financial management skills.
  • Ability to implement legislation and policies to effect operational activity.
  • Analysis and use of management information.
  • Ability to work constructively and effectively in a large multidisciplinary and partnership environment.

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