Economic & Business Development Manager

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Economic & Business Development Manager

  • Post Date:May 8, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Local Government
Job Description

GRADE: 13
DEPARTMENT: TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE
REPORTING TO: TOWN CLERK

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the position of Economic & Business Development Manager which has become vacant in the Town Clerk’s Office.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

A successful candidate should have the following qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Economics or Business Management
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • At least 3 years working experience
  • No criminal record

Duties include:

  • Carrying out surveys, research and consultations in order to write a local economic development strategy:
  • Creating an action plan in order to implement the economic development strategy and monitoring its progress:
  • Seeking opportunities for external funding and making bids:
  • Managing economic development projects and regeneration schemes:
  • Working closely in partnership with other organizations
  • Providing advice for local entrepreneurs and business start-ups;
  • Acting as a first point of call for investment enquiries;
  • Promoting the development of tourism in the area;
  • Encouraging sustainable business practices.

PERSONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Customer calls-response etiquette
  • Problem solving skills and time conscious.
  • Honest, reliable and responsible.
  • Client service orientation.
  • Results driven or task oriented.

REMUNERATION

In return Council offers:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous leave days
  • Contributory Pension and Medical Aid

Interested candidates should submit detailed CVs with certified copies of qualifications to the Office of The Chamber Secretary not later than Friday 13 May 2022.

V.D CHIKWEKWE
ACTING TOWN CLERK
CITY OF GWERU
MUNICIPAL BUILDING
CIVIC CENTRE GARDENS
CORNER ROBERT MUGABE WAY AND 8™ STREET
P. O. BOX 278
GWERU

TEL: 0254 224071-9