Delivering economic growth – our vision for 2050

Director of Economy and Infrastructure
Salary: £118020 to £137005

The Gloucestershire 2050 vision is all about growth. Growth of the economy by developing jobs, housing and the transport infrastructure to develop an exciting new City Region across a county with outstanding potential. Your role as Director of Economy and Infrastructure would be to bring this vision to life – a role that will be both interesting and challenging requiring ambition, innovation and resilience. The range of partners and stakeholders are wide and varied as there will be conversations with neighbouring authorities and the LEP in addition to lobbying central government. Relationship management will be fundamental and extend to the districts in relation to housing development and the spatial strategy. 

We are looking for someone who will quickly understand the Gloucestershire context and be able to work with a variety of partners in a high profile-high interest role. You will need both imagination and people skills to lead your own and other teams through the development and promotion of our vision and the strategy. Your political skills, commercial acumen and influence will be paramount in working to a hugely important agenda, critical to the success of the county. 

If you can match our future growth ambitions with your own, we need to talk.

Closing date: 1st August 2019.