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Economic Advisor (Rural Growth)

  • Location: Morpeth, England
  • Salary: £19 - £19 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Economic Advisor (Rural Growth) to work in Morpeth, Northumberland. This position is initially for 3 months and is paying £19.00 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options are available).

The role:

To be responsible for developing and implementing the strategic policy and statutory requirements associated with delivering the objectives of the Economic Strategy and the Council’s Corporate Plan with regard to rural growth and translating that policy into projects and initiatives particularly within the context of the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal, North of Tyne devolution and the North East Local Industrial Strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop both the Council’s corporate and the partnership’s policy framework with regard to rural growth
  • To develop, implement and operate effective and efficient policy processes and ways of working that meet these requirements
  • To manage the preparation and delivery of rural growth action plans as required as part of the implementation framework for the Economic Strategy and the Council’s Corporate Plan
  • To develop and facilitate the delivery of rural growth projects and initiatives consistent with the Council’s Economic Strategy, and which maximise the opportunities to attract external funding through the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal, North of Tyne devolution, the North East Local Industrial Strategy and the Shared Prosperity Fund
  • To develop and maintain effective and constructive relationships with relevant contacts within partner organisations, including through the Bo rderlands Partnership, Local Enterprise Partnership and Combined Authority, in order to promote effective collaboration in rural growth initiatives
  • To maintain effective and constructive relationships with the network of rural growth organisations operating at a community and local level, including town and parish councils and development trusts
  • To provide professional advice and develop working relationships with elected members, Corporate Directors and Heads of Service on strategic policy matters, including the preparation of Service Plans
  • To contribute to the preparation of and take a lead on substantial elements of the Economy and Regeneration Services work programme
  • To supervise allocated staff by coordinating and delegating work as appropriate, providing clear guidance, and motivating staff to achieve service objectives and quality standards

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree, higher degree, professional qualifications and/or NVQ Level 5 or equivalent standard in a relevant subject; plus recent and relevant post qualification training, additional qualifications and experience in a relevant context.
  • Experience: Recent and relevant post qualification experience in a relevant context.
  • Compliance: Proof of right to work in the UK and references covering the last 2 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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