Director of Growth & Community

Dartford, Kent
£100,000 per annum
18 Nov 2020
14 Dec 2020
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Director of Growth & Community will secure the realisation of our exciting plans for the Borough’s places and infrastructure, working with landowners, developers and other key partners.  You will help drive the economic success of the Borough, creating the conditions for inward investment and promoting Dartford as a premier destination for business.  To succeed in this role we would expect you to bring successful experience in a leadership role in property and development, as well as enthusiasm to take on a wider portfolio of services that promote community wellbeing and cohesion in the Borough.

Your contribution as part of the Council’s executive management team will be as important as your professional expertise.  We will look to you to embody and champion our values and provide the corporate leadership that helps us deliver our vision for the area.

The closing date for applications is Monday 14th December.  The interview and assessment process will be conducted during January 2021.

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Dartford has transformed over the last ten years, as part of the Thames Gateway growth area.  As a local authority we have been at the forefront of this transformation, working in partnership to drive new investment, secure new homes and advance the regeneration of our town centre.  We have changed as a Council too, modernising our services to reflect the changing communities we serve and meet their aspirations as the place to live, work and visit.

We have delivered a great deal but there is so much more that we want to do for our place and our communities.  We have re-imagined our Council’s executive management team, creating two, externally facing Director roles that, together with the Council’s Director of Corporate Services, will provide the capacity, expertise and leadership to secure our ambitions for Dartford.

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