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Principal Economic Development Officer
  • Employer: Pendle Borough Council
  • Reference: U19
  • Published: Thu 11/11/2021, 13:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: PO3-6 = £32,910 - £35,745 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Nelson Town Hall, Lancashire

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Principal Economic Development Officer

Would you like to be involved in an exciting programme of economic development opportunities that are being developed in the Borough?

We have already secured grant funding of £25m for a Town Deal and £6.5m of Levelling Up Funding and this post involves developing these into full proposals, as well as delivering them.

We have an ambitious economic recovery and growth programme to deliver as well as bidding for further funding to deliver economic activity in the Borough.  The post would provide a great opportunity to be involved in an exciting array of initiatives and major economic development initiatives and managing a team to deliver those.

The ideal candidate will be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, and have at least three years’ experience of successful work in economic development, including project delivery.

The Borough of Pendle lies in the heart of Lancashire’s beautiful Pennines and is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

Pendle Council offers an excellent work-life balance including an Agile Working Policy which allows a flexible approach to work location, flexitime with no core hours, up to 2 days flexi leave a month, compressed working options and up to 30 days annual leave.