New Role – Business & Innovation Director

Cheshire and Warrington has the best performing economy in the North of England and one of the most successful and fastest growing economies in the country. It wants to go further and has ambitious plans to have a £50bn economy for Cheshire and Warrington by 2040, delivering 127,000 new homes and 120,000 new jobs. The Cheshire & Warrington LEP will be central to realising this ambition. We are now seeking a Business and Innovation Director to help realise our ambitions.

This is a key role that will champion the LEP’s business engagement and bolster business growth.  The successful postholder will have three overriding objectives:  1) To lead our Growth Hub so that it forms an effective conduit with the business community and supports growth and productivity improvements. 2) To work with and influence a wide array of stakeholders including our three local authorities, central government, and related agencies such as TfN.  3) To lead our engagement with the private sector, allowing their views and priorities to inform our strategic goals. For more information and to register an application please click here

Closing date – 19th October.

Interviews planned for end October / Early November.

The positions are expected to be part funded from the European Regional Development Fund