Assistant Director, Economic Development

Sutton, London (Greater)
Competitive Salary
22 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Here in Sutton, we have a clear vision, supported by a newly developed ambitious Local Plan. Our residents enjoy a high quality of life, green spaces, a safe environment and excellent schools and expect us to protect these high standards, while delivering jobs, new homes and growth.

We are driven and excited about delivering on economic growth within the context of our sustainable borough ethos. As the only Heritage Action Zone in London, we are proud that sustainability underpins our development and investment decisions.

As Assistant Director, you will play a leading role across a wide ranging agenda. You will take the lead on the partnership to deliver a world class cancer hub in the south of the Borough, drive forward our Town Centre Master Plan delivery, be a Director of our Energy Services Company, lobby for the Tram link extension and that other key transport interventions are delivered and work collaboratively with pan-London partners to deliver housing, jobs and growth.

You will need to be adept at influencing at a local, regional and national level and comfortable negotiating with the wide range developers who are keen to work with us. For more information about this critical role for our borough, please visit or for a confidential and informal discussion contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson: Penny Ransley on 020 7426 3962 or Philip Emms on 0113 205 6078.

Closing date: Friday 23rd March 2018.