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Local development technician. Vocational and local development agent


The local development agent carries out tasks aimed at the comprehensive growth (economic, cultural and social) and sustainable growth of a certain area, while at the same time making good use of local resources (natural, physical, financial, etc.) and integrating, to this end, all the social and economic agents that comprise the business, administrative and population network of their geographic area of activity, within the framework of a municipal or supra-municipal economic policy.


  • Research and assessment actions of the territory:
    • Research, analyse and identify their operation dynamics based on a prior socio-economic assessment of the territory and from the perspective of the established economic activities, the socio-demographic structure, the existence of public infrastructures and facilities that support business activity, communication systems, the performance of the labour market and the relationships with other municipalities or territories.
    • Draw up technical reports based on quantitative and qualitative research techniques on the socio-economic assessment of the territory, both to guide their task and advise the areas of the local administration related to economic and social development.
  • Coordination between the territory's various agents and resources:
    • Act and coordinate with other professionals of the field of economic stimulation and social services, in order to establish coordinated actions within the public services that support job creation.
    • Create and promote synergies that could signify making the most optimal use of the existing resources in a territory (collaborative ties between companies, professional associations, employers' associations, etc).
    • Promote the communication networks that connect the social agents with the entire population.
  • Guidance and support for companies and employees:
    • Offer technical advice to the companies in the territory, acting as a link between these and the local administration, in order to coordinate them and unite efforts that foster the territory's economic and social growth.
    • Revitalise, promote and participate in actions aimed at the economic scope of their territory (fairs, seminars, meetings, etc).
  • Encourage and assist entrepreneurs:
    • Detect opportunities to create new economic activities that make good use of the existing resources within the territory and consider their feasibility to meet unmet business demands, and which can also represent an opportunity to create new jobs within their geographic area.
    • Identify and obtain sources of administrative or financial support for the creation of new economic activities (business or commercial) and for the creation of new jobs in the territory.
    • Offer technical advice to entrepreneurs or people who have their own business project.
    • Determine the possible opportunities for grants or the sponsoring of business projects.
    • Act as a mediator in the obtainment of grants or public aid allocated to the creation of businesses and workplaces.
    • Compare and validate the business plan and analyse the feasibility.
    • Participate in the process to create and strengthen the new economic activities.
  • Draw up reports on the assessment, monitoring and control of their activities in order to determine the achievement of the objectives and review the local policies regarding economic stimulation.

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