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Job Opportunity: Principal Economic Dev. Officer (Investment), Falkirk Council

An exciting position has been created with Falkirk Council’s Growth and Investment Unit to lead on the development and delivery of the Council’s ‘Investment Zone’ initiative to secure a Growth Deal for the Falkirk area.

See full job ad on myjobscotland. Application deadline 22/02/2019

Working with Scottish and UK Governments, partner agencies and key businesses, particularly within our chemical and logistics sectors, you will be responsible for ensuring the effective development and delivery of the Falkirk Growth Deal detailed business case with industry partners and the communities in our area. 

With a demonstrable understanding of City Deals/Growth Deals and having a proven experience in delivery of area and partner wide economic regeneration initiatives and projects, you will support the Falkirk Economic Partnership in the co-ordination and pro-active delivery of the Council’s business support initiatives, to grow the economy of the Falkirk Council area. 

You will be educated to degree or diploma level in Economic Development, Economics, Business Studies or a related discipline, demonstrate a thorough understanding of economic development, best value, partnership, place making and inward investment, with a proven ability to develop and motivate people. 

This post is temporary until March 2021 to cover a temporary project.

For an informal discussion please contact Pete Reid on (01324) 590971.

See full job ad and application details on myjobscotland.

For Falkirk Council employees this is a secondment opportunity. Prior to application please obtain confirmation from your current Line Manager that you can be released to take up this secondment opportunity, should you be successful.