Business Investment Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/12/2019 23:59
Grade 10 (SCP 42-46) £44,632 - £48,581
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
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Employment Location:
Primarily to be based from Sunderland Software Centre but to operate from any of the team’s business centres or Civic Centre as appropriate to meet the needs of the service area
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Closing date:
13 Dec
Further Information

Sunderland City Council is growing its Business Investment Team to help deliver ambitious City Plan goals focused on More and Better Jobs. It is an exciting time to join the team, with major economic regeneration activity underway attracting significant public and private sector investment to accelerate the pace and scale of development. Sunderland has a strong track record of attracting inward investment and supporting small and medium sized businesses in key sectors – including Automotive and Advanced Manufacturing, Software, Creative and Digital, and Financial and Customer Services - to grow and thrive.

As part of the Council’s City Development Directorate, the Business Investment Manager post will lead a team of experienced economic development staff in attracting new investment to Sunderland and supporting the growth of businesses based in the city - focusing on key priority areas, including increasing the city centre employment. This is an exciting opportunity for applicants who can demonstrate experience of developing investment propositions for potential investors and a good understanding of the local and regional economy, together with experience of effective engagement with the private sector to support economic growth.

For an informal discussion please contact the Recruiting Manager Catherine Auld on 0191 561 1166

Interviews will take place on 19th December 2019.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.