Ref: AD1/OL-21204

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £89,129

Hours: 36.66 per week

Based: Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham OL1 1NL (Sat Nav)

Closing date: 10am, 22 October

Shortlisting & Interview Dates:

  • Shortlisting – 24 October
  • Assessment day – 7 November
  • Panel interviews – 21 November

A key role, responsible for ‘place-shaping’ and delivering transformation in Oldham.     This is a critical role and a key success measure will be about creating the right conditions for jobs and growth to thrive in Oldham. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of:

  • Delivering economic prosperity and supporting the development of thriving communities
  • Identifying and driving forward opportunities for regeneration
  • Attracting interest regionally and nationally in securing growth in differing and creative ways
  • Experience of developing and delivering strategies and evidencing a strong track record in leading economic development and partnership credentials
  • Managing multidisciplinary teams

About Us

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.

The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages (link to the blog with the V&Bs)

To find out more about who we are, what we do and why you should join us please visit our dedicated careers pages where you will also find useful guidance on how best to complete the application form:

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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy.