Strategic Director Development, Growth & Regeneration

Website Sutton London Borough Council

Sutton is a great place to live and work, with low crime, exceptional schools, a strong environmental record and good community engagement. We’re hugely ambitious for our borough and the people who live there, and we have exciting plans for our future. We’ve been told we’re quietly brilliant, but now is the time to get loud.

Now is the time to get Sutton on the map. We want to get people thinking about Sutton. We have the Institute for Cancer Research, and there has never been a more important time for life sciences. We’re looking for someone to come in and get people, and businesses excited about it. As the Strategic Director of Development, Growth & Regeneration, you’ll lead on the development of business strategies for the Council and its partners.

Success is only possible with the support of diverse local, regional, national and international partners, you’ll therefore be a skilled ambassador for the Council, building vital public and private sector relationships. Strong, visible and credible, you’ll know how to connect with partners and unlock substantial investment through influencing these partners and stakeholders in both the private and public sector, nationally and internationally, to deliver a strategic approach to the response to the climate emergency and attracting new businesses and actively marketing Sutton as a high-quality business destination of choice.

You’ll have the strategic grasp and a proven record of delivering large scale placemaking developments and transformation. Expertise in local government, and/or knowledge of public service reform and national policy is helpful.

To apply, please visit execroles.penna.comor call Julie Towers on 07764 791 736 or Joshua Bembridge on 07739 985 331.

Closing Date: 12pm Monday 8th February 2021.

To apply for this job please visit execroles.penna.com.