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  • Ref no: FIF15198
  • Published: 12/11/19
  • Closes: 3/12/19
  • Location: Fife House 06, KY7 5LT
  • Salary: £32,944.00 - £36,473.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Interview Date: 16 December 2019

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Requirements

The postholder will provide a range of services to support businesses, developers and organisations interested in Investing in Fife; they will help promote Fife as a location for investment, target investment from key industry sectors and assist with the management of major investment projects. 

  • Act as first point of contact for company and developer enquiries,
  • Undertake the development and management of investment projects
  • Develop programmes of activities that aim to attract investment and activity from key industry sectors
  • Promote Fife as an opportunity for investment including the development of sectoral propositions and activity
  • Develop and deliver promotional and networking events with businesses and the development community
  • Lead on the development of promotional activity to promote Fife; highlight key sectors and major projects.
  • Support the development and promotion of Fife as a centre for low carbon and renewable energy technologies

The Individual

Candidates should have:

  • A Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience (e.g.  Economics , Business Administration, etc)
  • Full membership of related professional body
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in relevant economic/ business development; research or marketing in the public or private sector
  • Experience of dealing with private sector businesses, consultants and members of the public
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Ability to work in a disciplined manner
  • Ability to meet agreed deadlines
  • Highly developed written and oral communication
  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually
  • Good working knowledge of related current legislation, government guidance and practices
  • Event organisation and management
  • Ability to undertake research and analysis of economic data
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to co-ordinate multi-disciplinary project implementation teams
  • Ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and respond positively when under pressure

For further information, please contact: George Sneddon, service Manager – Economic Development Contact: george-y.sneddon@fife.gov.uk   Tel. 03451555555 ext 492181

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