Salary up to £90,000 (including essential car allowance)
29 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Director - Growth And Infrastructure

Salary up to £90,000 (including essential car allowance)

Full time (37 hours) - permanent position

Employer - East Northamptonshire Council

Now is the time to join the local partnership in this newly created Director post, where your experience and influence can help shape the future of North Northamptonshire. Working for three Councils and with key stakeholders, you will help turn vision into reality through smart strategic leadership.

We need someone with demonstrable experience of working collaboratively with partners, with the ability to work on multiple projects and who is as comfortable engaging with government ministers as they are with local residents and lobby groups.

You will be the strategic lead responsible for the promotion and delivery of the growth agenda across North Northamptonshire. You will lead for us on the development of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, on the creation of arc wide plans, on the development of funding packages and growth deals with government and you will work closely with our SEMLEP and the sub regional transport body. You will lead on growth related projects across the area.

You will also provide strategic oversight of our joint planning policy and delivery team, and of the local planning, building control and local policy teams in each of the three Councils. At East Northamptonshire, you will also have oversight of Environmental Services.

Personal qualities are just as important as professional skills. The successful candidate will be persuasive whilst respecting the views of others, possess tact and diplomacy, be resilient and handle stressful situations well. Full RTPI membership is preferred but not essential.

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Closing date for applications: 19th August 2019