How to Apply

To apply please click on the role:

Director - Economy of Place

This guidance contains important information to help with your application:

  • Please apply by submitting a CVcovering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4 in length which states your motivation for applying for the role) and a supporting statement (no more than 2 sides of A4 in length aligned to the job description and person specification). Please include your contact details also.
  • Please ensure all gaps in employment and education history is fully explained on your CV; we may wish to verify this information during the recruitment process.
  • Please provide the details of two referees - we will only approach referees for candidates proceeding to final panel and only with your permission.
  • Please ensure that you address the key requirements set out in the person specification. 
    The competencies will be used as part of the assessment process.
  • Please complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form when you upload your details. We are keen to ensure that all our jobs are accessible to all members of the community and use this data to monitor our progress in doing this.
  • Please return your application by the closing date for the role (see below) - no applications will be accepted after the closing date.
  • Following long listing you will be contacted directly by Penna’s consultants to update you on the status of your application.

The following timetable sets out key dates in our recruitment process. Please ensure that you mention in your covering letter if any of these dates present you with a problem.

Please note these dates are indicative and could be subject to change. Candidates will be kept up to date on any variation in the timetable as and when appropriate.

Director - Economy of Place

Activity Date

Closing date for applications

9am Monday 17th May 2021

Technical Interview

25th & 26th May 2021

Assessment Centre

14th & 15th June 2021

Final Panel Interview

17th June 2021


For further information or confidential discussion, please contact Julie Towers on 07764 791 736 or julie.towers@penna.com or Zara Bruton on 07540706547 or zara.bruton@penna.com