Strategic Director of Sustainable Futures

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Up to £138,943
Basildon, Essex
Job Type
Full Time

We’re seeking an exceptional individual to provide overall leadership for the Council and shape the future of the Borough of Basildon. As our Strategic Director of Sustainable Futures, you’ll deputise for the Chief Executive – and act as the lead Council officer working with the Chief Executive and Members to develop, implement and shape long-term strategic direction and strategies. 
You’ll lead several services, including Economic Development: Policy & Partnerships
Communications, Events and Public Affairs; Customer Services; ICT; Digital; Research, Data, and Insight; Planning; and Regeneration. We’re looking for someone with a deep understanding of policy design and implementation in applied areas. This doesn’t just mean writing policy but being able to deliver policy in a meaningful way for the businesses and residents of Basildon.
We’re open to candidates from a range of backgrounds. You might come from a think tank or nudge unit, but relationships with central government, freeports and businesses would be a real bonus. This is a once-in-a-career opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives in Basildon – and establish our much-loved region as an economic powerhouse not just in Essex, but throughout the whole of the UK.
For a conversation with our retained advisors at Tile Hill please contact Greg Hayes (07423 243415, or Clare Connor (0161 408 0703,

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This role expires 19/05/2024.
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