It is East Lothian Council’s policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale. 

Days and Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 09.00-17.00 (flexi)
To start: asap

With over 40 miles of stunning coastline, golden beaches, rolling countryside, historic towns and villages, award-winning attractions, and excellent food & drink, we have the best of Scotland! East Lothian is a great place to place to live, work, and learn.

East Lothian is also the fastest growing local authority area in Scotland with a proposed new town, a new innovation zone, and world-leading businesses. In the context of this growth we want to energise our town centres and rural economy and ensure key sites are redeveloped sustainably.

As Senior Officer, Regeneration you will develop and manage regeneration and investment projects, identify and secure external funding, and work with communities to ensure sustainable outcomes. We are looking for an individual with the skills and enthusiasm to develop and maintain supportive relationships with local communities, supporting their regeneration aspirations, and develop these into deliverable and funded projects. You will play a key role within the Economic Development Service and lead the Regeneration Team.

Home Working Consideration

Although usually office based, this post may be considered for a homeworking contract (either fully or on an ad hoc basis) in accordance with East Lothian Council’s Home Working and Worksmart Policies, and the requirements of the service.

Interviews for this position will take place on 9th February 2022.

Job Details

To co-ordinate and facilitate sustainable regeneration activity and investment within East Lothian, in accordance with relevant legislation, the Council’s policies and agreed standards and priorities, with a commitment to achieve best value.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every ‘essential’ criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications

Degree Level Qualification or equivalent in an appropriate discipline e.g. regeneration, architecture, building surveying, housing, town planning, economic development, built heritage management or related subjects and/or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

Additional Information

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