The Role

Director of Place 
Up to £125,000 per annum

Team Thurrock

With £20bn of planned investment in new jobs, homes and infrastructure, and 1,000 acres of land ready for business development, Thurrock boasts unrivalled development opportunities right on London’s doorstep. As an award winning authority, with the top planning team in the country, we are committed to the delivery of our ambitious agenda and corporate priorities of People, Place and Prosperity.  

In support of our strategic ambitions to deliver one of the most complex place-making agendas in the UK – including the delivery of a major new transport infrastructure – we seek a highly experienced Director of Place to successfully lead our ambitious £0.5bn portfolio of regeneration and place-based projects. As a member of Directors’ Board and reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be a credible and inspiring leader for our Place directorate with the ability to build and sustain strong partnerships, earning the trust of our elected Members and partners.

Above all else, you will ensure that the voices of Thurrock’s residents are heard and that the borough’s place agenda is successfully delivered and remains ambitious for its future. Thurrock Council gets business, does business and means business. Join us to lead the delivery of our unrivalled opportunities.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Clare Connor on 0161 4080703 or Ben Cox on 07809 374692.

Closing Date: 5pm on Friday 27th September 2019.