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ERDF Business Advisor (Growth Hub)

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , per year - 37.5 


Appointment Type:Fixed Term 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leics, Le3 8RA 


Closing date:29 July 2019 at midnight 

Salary Details: Grade 11 (£32,094 to £34,653) fixed term to Dec 2021
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Economic Growth team within the Business Intelligence and Economic Growth Service. The successful applicant will be seconded to the LLEP Business Growth Hub where they will work alongside other Business Advisers to engage and provide advice to Small and Medium- sized Enterprises in a range of sectors, enabling them to access and utilise a wide range of business support solutions, including funding, that will help to drive productivity as well as creating new or safeguarding existing jobs.
We are looking for someone to contribute and develop expertise in this area. We are looking for someone who has a strong drive to implement innovative ideas and ideally will have worked with SMEs before. We are looking for someone who feels comfortable networking, inspiring and catalysing people towards innovative action.
The post is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is time limited to 2021.
• Experience of providing business advice to SME’s in a range of sectors
• Extensive experience of account management and business planning methods and application, including a CRM system. 
Other requirements include:
• Financial acumen necessary to interpret financial reports and forecasts
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective networks / collaborative working with both external and internal individuals and organisations.
• Confidence at using It and social media for communicating activity and opportunities
For further details and any enquiries about the post, please contact Helen Harris, Economic Growth Manager, on Tel: 0116 3057025 or email:
Interviews will be held on Aug 1st and 2nd 2019.