Economic Development Manager

Midlothian Council
Dalkeith, Midlothian
46097 - 50418
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Vacancy

Midlothian Council is the fastest growing Local Authority in Scotland and we want Midlothian to be a great place to grow, live and work. We are ambitious for out county and we need an Economic Development Manager to help us fulfil that ambition.

At the core of this work is leading and developing an Economic Strategy which will maximise the benefits of Council wide priorities such as Borders Rail and the Edinburgh and South East City Region Deal.  You will have experience of working with a wide range of partners and organisations with a clear focus on Economic Development.

It is essential that you have a degree in Economic Development (or equivalent), however you must have a direct experience in this area and a proven track record which demonstrates successful delivery of high investment/high profile projects. You must also have experience of managing a staff team and managing budget ensuring financial discipline.

Job Advert

Position Title: Economic Development Manager

Directorate: Education, Communities and Economy                               

Location: Midlothian Council, Fairfield House, 8 Lothian Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3AA

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36               

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £46,097.90 per annum.

CLOSING DATE:Sunday 25th November 2018

INTERVIEW DATE:Thursday 6th December 2018 

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please callto speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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