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Role: Director of Economy and Environment
Salary: £123,682 per year, plus relocation support

The Director of Economy and Environment is the strategic lead and commissioner for place shaping of the borough with a focus on inclusive economy growth, affordable housing and creating a clean, safe and sustainable environment for the residents of Doncaster.

As a key member of the Council’s Corporate Leadership Team, you will provide strategic support and guidance for the Mayor, Cabinet and Council and make a significant contribution to the prosperity and growth of Doncaster as a key economic hub in the Yorkshire region.

You will lead by example, providing energetic, visible and inspiring leadership, taking personal responsibility on all aspects of the Council’s services to the residents, businesses and visitors of Doncaster, while empowering others to do the same.

Your specific responsibilities will include:

  • Economy - working collaboratively with Sheffield City Region will be vital here.
  • Sustainability - leading the council’s approach to delivering on our ambition and becoming a zero carbon borough by 2040.
  • Housing - delivering on our affordable housing ambitions is key.
  • Environment operations - management of street scene to deliver on our greener ambitions.

You will be responsible for a circa £100m budget and circa 1,000 staff.

We are looking for an ambitious, adaptive leader who can shape our strategic direction whilst galvanising #TeamDoncaster.

For an informal confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact either Sarah France-Gorton (01609 798106 / [email protected]) or Penny Keatings (07811 411462 / [email protected]), our recruitment partners - The Resourcing Solution.

For further information on the role and how to apply click here.

Closing date: 9 August 2020