Head of Engagement

Basildon, Essex
£85,000 - £95,000 PLUS BENEFITS
06 Sep 2018
28 Sep 2018
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

We’re creating a Basildon without limits – a place where communities thrive and people flourish. As the largest economy in the Thames Estuary outside London, we are incredibly proud of what we have achieved but we are never complacent. We want to create opportunity and prosperity for local people and businesses, with access to quality homes, vibrant town centres and an enhanced local environment.

As Head of Engagement, you will play a critical role in helping to achieve our future ambitions for the borough as a major growth area. You will be a true engager and influencer who understands the benefits of partnership working on local, regional and national stages, ensuring engagement with residents, businesses and partners to shape a vibrant future for the Council.

This is an exciting time to join us in a high profile position, both in terms of the Council and nationally. This role will provide ample opportunity for career development and enable you to hone your professional skill set across a range of communication, policy and engagement issues, whilst making a valuable contribution towards some exciting schemes.

Whether you are from a public or private sector background, you will be a strong leader with a breadth of technical expertise and a passion for driving change. If you think we can be a part of your career then we would love to hear from you.

For further information, visit www.inspiringbasildon.com. For a confidential discussion, please contact our consultants at Penna: Ben Cox on 07809 374692 or Helen Anderson on 07936 329908.

Closing date: 28th September 2018

Assessment date: 24th October 2018