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Economic Development Manager

  • Location:

    Dudley

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £28 per hour

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ433504_1626421465

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Economic Development Manager- Dudley
£28/h

Candidate would need to have experience of running grant/funding programmes given likely continued involvement with Covid 19 business grants.

This is a key management role within the Regeneration and Enterprise Division of Dudley MBC's Place Department.

The post holder will manage the Economic Development team, providing the key interface between the business sector and Dudley MBC.

Oversee delivery of the DY5 Enterprise Zone with specific responsibility for attracting inward investment to Dudley and supporting the growth of indigenous businesses

To act as the corporate contact for Government, West Midlands Growth Company and Black Country Growth Hub for matters relating economic regeneration activities.

Develop and implement an Economic Regeneration Strategy for Dudley borough aligned to the Black Country's Strategic Economic Plans and West Midlands strategic aims. Working collaboratively with Planning, Regeneration and other sections of the directorate and borough to develop shared strategic goals.

Forge effective working relationships with existing businesses and partners promoting economic growth and regeneration including but not exclusively Dudley College; the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership; the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, Growth Hub and the West Midlands Combined Authority, neighbouring boroughs and Dudley top 50 strategic businesses