Architecture, Planning & Development

Interim Head of Economic Development



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Connie Birkett

Consultant | Development

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Head of Economic Development


£500+ per day

Are you the type of person to want to play a leading role behind a council’s strategic outlook?

The London-based local authority I am working with is looking for a Head of Economic Development to be responsible for the strategic development and delivery of services in relation to business engagement, markets, and town centre management.

The Authority offers a hybrid working arrangement, is closely connected to a tube line and has parking onsite too.

Some responsibilities may include:

  • Manage and oversee the strategic approach to business inward investment that focuses on potential growth sectors of the borough.
  • Lead on the overall Town Centre/ Shopping Parades management which will determine the strategic direction
  • Lead income generation and the strategic development of the borough’s Markets and street trading activities.
  • May include managing up to 5 staff directly.

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How to apply

We would like to attract talent from all corners of the Development and Regeneration world for this role. Our commitment is to an equitable recruitment process so feel free to apply in any way that suits you, via WhatsApp, video message, CV, the more creative the better.

At Oyster we are dedicated to making the recruitment process as easy and accessible for you as possible, even if this role isn’t suited for you, please reach out as there could be a perfect opportunity for you just around the corner.

(If you wish to apply via video message/ WhatsApp- please send me an email and I will provide a mobile number that you can contact me on)

Consultant | Development

Connie Birkett

Post-performing arts, what is there to do bar professional acting? Recruitment of course. Which is how Connie found herself at Oyster, using all the skills that made her great on stage: confidence, charisma, and focus.
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