RECRUITMENT FOR THE SURREY CONNECTS BOARD IS NOW LIVE!

20 June 2011

Surrey Connects is looking for highly respected, dynamic business people who can assist in establishing Surrecy Connects by building the necessary relationships with key partners from all sectors across Surrey. It is currently recruiting for board members and a Chair.

Surrey Connects is looking for highly respected, dynamic business people who can assist in establishing Surrecy Connects by building the necessary relationships with key partners from all sectors across Surrey. It is currently recruiting for board members and a Chair.

The role

Candidates will need to use business acumen to ensure Surrey remains an economic powerhouse. Skilled at negotiating at all levels, board members will secure the contribution of small and medium-sized enterprises as well as national and international businesses. Surrey Connects is looking for applicants from businesses of various sizes to ensure all of Surrey’s businesses are represented on the board and have a voice. The role is likely to involve up to one day per month. It will involve travel across the Surrey Connects area, and may involve meetings outside of the 9am-5pm time period.

The requirements

Surrey Connects is looking for successful and credible business leaders from businesses of all sizes that can influence and impress key partners across all sectors. Creative and pragmatic in their approach, candidates will have a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing the county, drivers of the economy, and areas for potential development. A flair for project leadership will also be essential.

About Surrey Connects

Surrey Connects is crafting a new relationship between the public and private sectors to secure the county’s place as the second largest net contributor to the exchequer behind London. It is focused on nurturing and growing businesses while encouraging new companies to put down roots in Surrey – and candidates will play a high profile part in achieving its objectives.

Apply

For informal enquiries please contact Mark Pearson, Chief Executive Officer, Surrey Economic Partnership on 01483 685231 or email mark@surreyeconomicpartnership.org

To apply, please visit the job pages at the Surrey County Council website (www.surreycc.gov.uk/jobs) and search for Surrey Connects.

Closing date: Friday, 15 July 2011.

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.

 
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