Economic Development Officer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Economic Development

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £200 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Alex Miller

  • Contact email:

    a.miller@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH67454_1636628119

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

  • Consultant:

    Alex Miller

Interim Economic Development Officer

Local Authority

London based

3-6 months (likely extension)

Part-Time - -2-3 days per week.

£200-£300 per day (Outside IR35)

Panoramic Associates is exclusively supporting a Local Authority client based in London, to help in the search for a part-time Economic Development Officer to help create an action plan to support the commission of a variety of services within the councils Economic Development Strategy.

As part of your role, you will be focussing on commissioning a variety of initiatives such as digital technology, healthcare, hospitality growth and many more.

Key role requirements:

  • Developing healthy, transparent relationships with a portfolio of potential companies.
  • Unearth potential reasons as to why companies in the area have chosen the location to thrive in the industry through data analysis and research.
  • Working with the Council Economic Development team to integrate sector work and understand wider business engagement activities.
  • Utilising research evidence to help create a clear action plan for the Council's service.

The successful candidate must have previous experience of working in a similar role, supporting economic development initiatives in a Local Authority setting. A good blend of Public Sector knowledge and commercial sector awareness would be advantageous.

The role will be predominately remote working, with 1 day in the office. 3-6 Month contract with a likely extension.

Next Steps

Full job specifications can be presented to interested candidates following an introductory call.

Interviews will be held virtually in the coming weeks.