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Special Adviser to the Mayor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
16/05/2017
Advert End Date:
30/05/2017 23:59
Salary:
£42,899 - £45,994 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
163171
Employment Location:
Stockton-on-Tees
Post Number:
007582

Job details 

Closing date:
30 May


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Further information

Temporary to May 2020 (duration of the Mayoral Office)

We are at the forefront of northern growth, and a flagship for successful devolution.

The Tees Valley Combined Authority is responsible for overseeing around £½ billion in investment funds, with more to come through new devolution deals. In May 2017, the residents of the Tees Valley elected a Mayor for the Tees Valley, who Chairs the Combined Authority.

The Tees Valley covers five local authorities – Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar & Cleveland – with a combined population of 660,000 and borders County Durham and North Yorkshire.

The Authority incorporates the highly successful Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership, and sustains strong links with the local business community and other partners. Together, we aim to create 25,000 jobs and £2.8bn extra growth by 2026.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work with the first ever Tees Valley Mayor, and Combined Authority staff, to take forward the Mayor’s priorities. The post will provide executive support and advice to the Mayor and assist with the development of initiatives. It will play an important role representing the Mayor with key stakeholders within and outside of the Combined Authority.

You will have demonstrable experience of providing advice in a political environment and of successful policy development at a national and local level. You will have a proven track record of establishing successful working relationships and engaging with a wide range of partners.

As well as a formal interview the recruitment process will provide an opportunity for shortlisted candidates to meet the Mayor to discuss their suitability for the
role.

The post is politically restricted and particular restrictions will apply to the post holder. For details of these restrictions please contact Linda Edworthy, Strategy Director (details below).

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For more information, visit www.teesvalley-ca.gov.uk/jobs.

If you wish to have a discussion on this role please contact Linda Edworthy, Strategy Director 01642 527092.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/job-vacancies/. Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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