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Sector Growth Officer - Manufacturing and ConstructionRef: DON/18/0366

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, REGENERATION & ENVIRONMENT
Based at: Civic Office
Salary details: Grade 9 £31,427 - £35,248 
Job details: 37 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 29 June 2018
Interview date:
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We are passionate about our Place and we firmly believe we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors.

Sector Growth Officer – Manufacturing and Construction

This is an exciting time for Doncaster. With over £1 billion of redevelopment investment since the millennium, Doncaster has seen its skyline transformed. Major developments such as Doncaster Sheffield Airport and The IPort have created thousands of jobs and significant ongoing investments.

We are looking to further grow our economy with the appointment of a Sector Growth Officer – Manufacturing and Construction

This is a key post in Doncaster Council’s Investment team (Business Doncaster) and will be responsible for leading the development of the manufacturing, engineering and construction sectors in order to deliver new inward investment, indigenous sector growth and jobs, The role will require the successful candidate to work with the manufacturing, engineering and construction industry to grow the Doncaster economy and exploit all opportunities within the sectors including major capital and skills investment, collaboration, supply chain initiatives and other similar projects. The post holder is expected to actively contribute towards the teams KPIs in relation to generating inward investment into Doncaster, creating new jobs for Doncaster residents and increased GVA into the Doncaster Economy.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Business Development Manager with knowledge of the Manufacturing, Engineering and / or Construction sectors to engage with potential investors, and local expanding Doncaster businesses

The role demands a highly flexible, well organised individual who has a track record of delivery and a good knowledge of the local business landscape.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary. 

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more. 

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 2 July 2018 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on 11 July 2018.

For further information and an informal discussion about the post contact Chris Dungworth on 01302 737857 or email chris.dungworth@doncaster.gov.uk


Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

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