Economic Development Manager

Midlothan Council

Position Title: Economic Development Manager

Directorate: Education, Communities and Economy

Location: Midlothian Council, Fairfield House, 8 Lothian Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3AA

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36

Weeks per year: 52

Midlothian Council is the fastest growing Local Authority in Scotland and we want Midlothian to be a great place to grow, live and work. We are ambitious for out county and we need an Economic Development Manager to help us fulfil that ambition.

At the core of this work is leading and developing an Economic Strategy which will maximise the benefits of Council wide priorities such as Borders Rail and the Edinburgh and South East City Region Deal. You will have experience of working with a wide range of partners and organisations with a clear focus on Economic Development.

It is essential that you have a degree in Economic Development (or equivalent), however you must have a direct experience in this area and a proven track record which demonstrates successful delivery of high investment/high profile projects. You must also have experience of managing a staff team and managing budget ensuring financial discipline.

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