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Economic Development Officer

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Suffolk County Council
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37 per week
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01 March 2020 11:30 PM
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The Economic Development Team is part of the Strategic Development division which aims to deliver long term sustainable growth in the Suffolk economy. We work closely with external partners such as the Local Enterprise Partnership, neighbouring county councils and other Suffolk authorities as well as our business community.

This post is currently assigned to the new Norfolk and Suffolk Unlimited Inward Investment Team at New Anglia LEP, until 31st March 2023. You will therefore be an employee of Suffolk County Council but working, on a day to day basis, for the LEP’s Inward Investment Team from their offices at Norwich Research Park, Norwich, and Wherstead Park, Ipswich. 

The role will encompass working across both Norfolk and Suffolk, promoting business growth and inward investment opportunities for the region. Line management for the duration of the assignment will be through the New Anglia LEP Head of Inward Investment. 

On completion of the assignment you will revert back to being a member of Suffolk County Council’s Economic Development Team, delivering against this Job and Person Profile. 

For an informal discussion only please contact Jai Raithatha on (01473) 264819 or email jai.raithatha@suffolk.gov.uk

This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role you will need to operate across a wide and rural area, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working.  For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job and Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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