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Because innovation brings prosperity, we look for ways to boost the economy, business and jobs all across Essex. Economic Growth and Regeneration has a high profile, and it could raise yours.

In the Economic Growth & Regeneration Team, it’s our job to make sure that employment sites which support proposed housing growth are developed, as that will lead to economic growth for Essex communities and business. We directly invest in projects that will underpin the county’s economic stability – which means working in partnership with district councils and the private sector to deliver economic growth opportunities and regeneration solutions.

Current and future projects will boost the Essex economy and provide new business opportunities, innovation and jobs. They’ll also tackle areas of significant deprivation stimulate economic growth.

Specifically, we’re here to provide:

  • Delivery of strategic economic development priorities
  • Clean and clear transition of projects from strategic development to delivery
  • Effective engagement from all areas of the authority developing a comprehensive and consistent response to key delivery projects
  • Data collation and advice on operational theme areas, including stakeholder engagement, to facilitate appropriate decision making
  • Facilitation, support and maintenance of strong partnerships
  • Support for the Localism agenda through joint working with local authorities, communities, community groups, voluntary organisations, business representatives and business groups
  • A channel to feed local business intelligence into strategy development
  • Support for the Inward Investment team and the Fund Raising team to develop sector-specific offers, based on the intelligence and engagement enabled through the team.

Step 1: Online Application

You can complete a quick online application with us by either uploading your CV or completing an online application form.  You will receive a confirmation email to let you know we have your application.

Step 2: Shortlisting

Once our advertising process has finished, we will review our applications and let you know if we would like to invite you to an interview.  At this stage you may also be invited to join our talent pool where you will receive updates on future opportunities with us.

Step 3: Interview and assessment

The interview and assessment process could take many forms, dependent on the role you are applying for but the recruitment team will always let you know what to expect.

Step 4: Decision

Within a week of your assessment we’ll be able to let you know whether you’ve been successful in applying for a role with us.

Step 5: Compliance safeguarding checks

Once you have been offered a role we will invite you to meet with us to start your pre-employment checks.

Application process

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