Head of Economic Development

Dumfries & Galloway Council
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Head of Economic Development Ref: DGA02419
Dumfries
£69,920 - £73,525 (Pay Award pending)

You will play a pivotal strategic role in regeneration, economic development and promotion of our considerable tourism, cultural and heritage based assets. You will work closely with senior officers and Elected Members to deliver the Council's Priorities.

As chief officer you will drive and lead continuous improvement in functional areas including:
• Regional Economic Strategy
• Business & Enterprise
• European Programmes and Funding
• Employability and Skills
• Tourism and
• The Environment

You will empower and support employees and embrace a culture of strong performance management.

You should be educated to degree standard (or equivalent) and have a track record of success within a complex organisation where you have evidenced the ability to effectively communicate at a senior level, be able to deliver customer focused services, negotiate effectively, manage budgets and design/deliver policies which improve organisational efficiency.

You will be joining a Council that is ambitious and forward thinking. We offer a career opportunity that is demanding and very rewarding.

A significant relocation package will be available to the successful candidate.

For an informal discussion, please contact Alistair M Speedie, Director of Economy, Environment and Infrastructure on 01387 260100. Alternatively contact Human Resources on 030 33 33 3003 or email HR@dumgal.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is Sunday 6 August 2017.

For further details please visit www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/dumgal

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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