Head of Infrastructure Investment

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£55,503 - £60,578
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
07 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full time

About the Role 

This is your chance to make your mark on Lincolnshire. As part of a programme to promote growth in the county, we're looking for a Head of Infrastructure Investment to lead our team in securing funding for the essential infrastructure priorities across Lincolnshire.  

You'll be tackling the elements of infrastructure that are impeding growth, with emphasis on transport and housing, you'll need to set out plans to ensure the county is prepared for development. To ensure these plans can be put into action, you and your team will be tasked with securing funding for these exciting projects, involving grant applications and private investment. This is an incredible chance to make a difference and build a legacy of infrastructure across Lincolnshire; the role generates an average of £15-20m per annum which can have a huge influence across the county, with benefits that will be enjoyed for generations to come.  

About You 

You'll need great business acumen for identifying the value of each plan and communicating it effectively to private and public stakeholders. There's a lot of negotiation involved in this role, so you'll need experience of establishing strong business relationships within your team and across the sector, whether that is your local counterparts, regional allies, or national government departments. Resilient, flexible, with a great strategic mind, you'll need a relevant degree, a background in senior management and you'll need to bring a creative and innovative approach to your work.  

We're looking for talented people who will confidently represent the council to all kinds of stakeholders, as you'll be building the future of Lincolnshire. The ideal candidate will be able to combine the pragmatic benefits of successful projects with the personal satisfaction and sense of achievement of acquiring funding that benefits the residents and businesses of Lincolnshire. 

About Us 

Lincolnshire is a very special place to work, visit, live and invest, with a budding economy, a deep-rooted enterprising spirit and a commitment to growing our housing market. The county is home to some of the world’s leading food production, power engineering and tourism businesses. It is steeped in history and brimming with life, with vibrant coastal tourism, the Lincolnshire Wolds area of outstanding natural beauty, historic market towns, and the beautiful cathedral city of Lincoln.

Efficient infrastructure is essential for the county to operate and we're looking forward to introducing somebody with fresh ideas and a real enthusiasm to ensure that Lincolnshire is always reaching its potential and delivering the best possible experience for businesses, tourists and residents. 

We are a highly regarded authority and our employment package is excellent, with benefits including a flexible working pattern based on 37 hours per week, an excellent pension scheme, generous annual leave & paid bank holidays, family-friendly policies, and exciting training and development opportunities. Relocation expenses are also available for this role.

If you're excited about this opportunity and think you're the right person to help drive growth in Lincolnshire, please apply with a CV and covering letter to recruitment@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Closing date for applications is Sunday 7th July 2019 and Interviews will take place in Lincoln on Thursday 18th July 2019.