Head of Strategy

Recruiter
Leicester City Council
Location
Leicester
Salary
80000.00 - 100000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Aug 2019
Job Type
Contract

The employer is a public services provider.

  • Lead and manage the development of the organisation strategies and commissioning plans including the Local Industrial Strategy, Strategic Economic Plan, ESIF programme and other strategy and policy documents.
  • Lead and manage the organisation's economic intelligence service and ensure strategies and policies and based on robust and credible data and information.
  • Manage the strategic planning, delivery and evaluation of the organisation Partnership's activities as a member of the Management Team.
  • Develop and implement a stakeholder engagement which creates a credible reputation for the organisation and its activities with key stakeholders including Midlands Engine, local authorities, businesses, Government, Higher and Further Education, the Voluntary sector and other LEPs.
  • Advise partners and the Board on national policy and strategies, funding opportunities and performance issues and to deliver strategies and policies within the context of the organisation's strategic objectives.
  • Extensive experience of developing evidence based economic development strategies and policies.
  • Extensive experience of developing and maintaining effective economic partnerships.
  • A proven track record of managing people and resources.
  • Experience of strategic planning, target setting and performance management.
  • Demonstrable success in the development and implementation of economic development strategies.