Chief Executive Officer: LEP & Service Director Economic Development and Enterprise

07 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Cornwall is on an exciting journey, changing the way public services are delivered through a thriving business community where technology is helping to drive new industries, a booming creative sector, a well-established tourism industry and we can be home to the UK’s first spaceport, offering commercial space flight by 2020!

These are just a few examples of the incomparable economic and cultural offers from this trailblazing region.

With innovative and ambitious people wanting to do things differently and a hothouse for entrepreneurs and innovation, Cornwall offers diverse industry and work opportunities that are second to none. The scale of opportunity is endless and we need an ambitious, commercial pioneer to further realise our ambition…

In an exciting and unique role, you will provide executive support to the LEP Board and its partners, in the creation, on-going development and implementation of a strategic economic growth strategy for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Working with senior representatives across the public and private sectors – at a local, national, and international level furthering opportunities - to deliver the priorities within the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Strategic Economic Plan (SEP). You will also be part of the Council’s Corporate Leadership Team (CLT), working closely with the CLT colleagues and Members delivering on the Council priorities within the SEP and ultimately driving growth and investment in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

To undertake this challenging yet rewarding role with a significant and diverse brief, you will bring a successful track record of delivery across economic development and enterprise.

More importantly you will have the ability to build and sustain effective relationships and partnerships at a senior level across a wide range and variety of stakeholders.

It goes without saying that you will possess exceptional leadership and management skills and the determination to deliver on these endless opportunities….

For more information please visit: and for an informal confidential discussion, contact Dawn Faulkner (0121 644 5703).

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 29 March 2018 at 1pm.