Digital Programme Lead, North East Local Enterprise Partnership
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Closed for applications on 22/10/2018 23:59
£50,049 to £51,822 per annum
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Executive / Managerial
Newcastle City Centre
North East Local Enterprise Partnership
The North East LEP leads on the development and delivery of the North East Strategic Economic Plan, aiming to drive more and better jobs across the region through innovation, business growth, skills and infrastructure delivery in our key areas of economic opportunity.
We seek a high calibre Digital Programme Lead to take forward our work with representatives from industry, with business networks and with research and education organisations of national and international standing to strengthen the profile of North East assets and capabilities regionally, nationally and internationally, and to support business growth and digital adaptation.
This post has two key aims; to strengthen co-ordination in the region working with a range of partners to foster growth in the North East digital sector through communications and project development, and to support North East based businesses to better understand and adopt technology.
It will be part funded through the Digital Innovation Partnership, which is resourced through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The ideal candidate will demonstrate up to date knowledge of digital development across the economy and services developed from current or recent experience in business or economic development work, and a good understanding of future directions and business drivers within the industry. You will have strong presentation skills, the capacity to network and exert influence at senior levels in public and private sectors, an ability to spot opportunities and experience of creating business cases for investment.
This role is offered initially for a period of 27 months with extension subject to resources. The post may be suitable for a secondment on a full time basis.
Interviews: Friday 2 November
Further information is available from Richard Baker, Head of Strategy and Policy on 0191 338 7423.
To apply please click on the link below and complete the online application form.
This job is closed for applications.