Director of Economy, Planning and Transport

Portsmouth City Council
Circa £140,000

Instantly recognised for our maritime heritage and the UK's only island city, Portsmouth boasts an incredible waterfront, an international Port and world- class historic dockyard. We are also home to global aerospace, defence, advanced manufacturing and digital industries. Our residents and local partners are fiercely proud of the city and its heritage, and deeply invested in our ambitious regeneration plans.


As our new Director you will harness the power of relationships, both externally and internally, to deliver our strategic priorities for the city and ensure outstanding infrastructure is in place to support progress. With responsibility for leading significant regeneration schemes, economic growth, sustainable transport, infrastructure, and planning you will also advise on our significant portfolio of property and assets.

Your strategic awareness and leadership approach will embrace innovation and build a shared sense of purpose and joint enterprise across the city to embed a culture of true collaboration and enable your directorate to build on our fantastic offer to residents and ensure Portsmouth thrives.


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.


Closing Date: 2nd January 2024

Technical interviews: Friday 19th January 2024

Stakeholder meetings: Monday 29th January 2024

Final panel interview: Monday 29th January 2024

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