Business Partnership and Engagement Manager
The Economy and Partnerships Team works to deliver the Council’s ambitious vision for all of Lewisham’s citizens. Our aim is to work alongside our diverse communities to help deliver prosperity and opportunity for all. Lewisham is changing as a place with significant place based physical regeneration changing our town centres of Deptford, Lewisham and Catford.
This role will be the Council’s lead officer in the strategic development and implementation of a new programme of inward investment support for Lewisham, marketing our town centres and new developments, attracting new investment and stimulating new growth in the Lewisham economy.
This post will be recruited to a temporary basis (until March 2020) in the first instance.
Laurence House, Catford, London, SE6 4RU
What we’re looking for
We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual with the vision and drive to lead on developing positive relationships and strategic partnerships with businesses across the region. You will be the lead voice for business, you will work to promote our town centres and new developments as places for businesses to come to and you will have experience and skills to generate inward investment opportunities and drive inward investment into Lewisham. The ideal individual will also be able to bring innovative approaches that enhance the way the Council delivers its economic development functions in order to maximise benefits to businesses and residents and create sustained economic improvements
In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.
£47,757 - £49,620 pa (PO7)
For an informal discussion, please contact Fenella Beckman, Economy and Partnerships Team Manager
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit Lewisham Councils website and search council vacancies
The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.
Sunday, 26th February 2017, 11;59pm
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 6th March 2017 Monday 13th March 2017