About the Midlands Engine
The Midlands Engine Partnership is a unique and powerful collaboration, bringing together a breadth and depth of expertise, investment and commitment from across the region. Each partner is already focused on driving inclusive and sustainable growth of the regional economy. Together, we make sure the Midlands voice is heard and act as a positive agent for economic, social and environmental change, to benefit every single part of our region.
The role of the Midlands Engine Partnership is to add value to and amplify this existing work, delivering even greater impact and value through the power of our Partnership.
We do this through shared intent, collaborative investment and a strong, unified voice direct to private sector decision makers and investors – and to government and shadow government stakeholders whose priorities and agendas can create tangible opportunities for our region.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a development mindset for a new role in our organisation.
Are you looking for an exciting and diverse role that will allow you to make a significant impact on the economic development of the Midlands region? You will play a key role in driving the Midlands Engine Partnership ambitions to increase inward investment and support the region’s internationalisation including trade, visitor economy and diplomacy.
As the Global & Investment Project Officer, you will be at the forefront of developing and delivering a wide range of projects that are central to the growth and success of the Midlands Engine Partnership. You will collaborate with a network of partners, including Local and Combined Authorities, Government, Investment Promotion Agencies, universities, and business groups.
If you are passionate about making a difference and eager to contribute to the success of the Midlands Engine, then this is the role for you. Join us in this exciting journey and together, we will drive the economic growth and prosperity of the Midlands region
This is an exciting time to join the Midlands Engine. We are a dynamic and growing team, and in the current economic context our work has never been so vital.
The Ideal Candidate
This role is offered full time, permanent (subject to government funding), secondments are welcome and we can be flexible about where you are based. Our team meets in person once a week on a Tuesday in Nottingham, and there will be occasions where you need to travel to support events.
The application deadline is 24 November 2023. Interviews will be held in person in our Nottingham offices in the week commencing Monday 4 December 2023. We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of their background.
If you are passionate about partnership working and would like to work with a dynamic and growing team, please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and how your skills and experience would contribute to the role and the Midlands Engine Partnership's success to Johanna.Lane@midlandsengine.org, Programme Officer.
For more details about the role, please view this link https://midlandsengine.org/work-with-us/
About Staffordshire County Council
We are no ordinary county council:
The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.
Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:
We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.
We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too.
We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.
In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits.
Our recruitment process:
As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities
As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Silver Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post.