Vacancy details

EEN Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP) Missions Manager

Location: Based in Hatfield with extensive overseas travel

Posted on: 27/06/2019

Do you want to play your part in improving the wealth and prosperity of current and future generations?

Can you help inspire a generation of businesses across the region to break beyond their existing borders and grow through collaboration and innovation?

If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions, then the role of EEN GBIP Missions Manager could be for you!

About the role

You will be developing and delivering the Global Business Innovation (GBIP) missions to international markets to promote collaboration and innovation.

You will be accountable for the following key areas:

  • Develop Programme & itinerary for each GBIP, liaising with organisations within host market and UK intermediaries (such as Innovate UK family members, DIT, Growth Hubs) as appropriate
  • Promote each programme effectively liaising with UK intermediaries (such as Innovate UK family members, DIT, Growth Hubs) as appropriate, targeting 15 SMEs per programme
  • Organising an effective and compliant recruitment and selection process for each mission;
  • Organising an effective "Getting ready for the market” programme for each delegate prior to going out to country, ensure that each delegate SME is allocated a named adviser and has an individual action plan;
  • Leading and managing the mission to market enabling the delegates to receive maximum benefit from the programme;

About you

As our EEN GBIP Missions Manger, you will demonstrate a proven track record of working with partners and building relationships within a business to business environment. You will have experience of organising and managing trade missions or similar activities with SMEs, gained within a service or business support organisation together with knowledge of the business support infrastructure.

Ideally, you will also be experienced at promoting and delivering marketing campaigns and understanding social media campaigns for business to business.

We are looking for someone who is customer oriented and has a flexible approach and an ability to prioritise tasks and manage time, and be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

What do we offer?

What we offer

  • The salary of between £35,000 - £42,000 for the right candidate
  • A generous 10.5% non-contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance and ill-health income protection
  • 26 days holiday (rising to 28 after 2 years’ service, pro rata for part time)
  • Free car parking onsite
  • A flexible and supportive working culture
  • A modern, open space and technology enabled working environment
  • Wellbeing programme for employees
  • A range of flexible benefits including holiday-buy scheme, eye care vouchers, annual flu vaccination, Uno buses discount, discounted gym membership (Hatfield) and a cycle-to-work scheme.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and value diversity in our workforce.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

About us

We are one of the UK’s foremost business support organisations with approximately 200 employees across a number of locations. For over 25 years, we have provided business advisory services to more than 500,000 small to medium sized businesses on behalf of Government and Private sector organisations. As a business, we recognise that giving a superior service to our clients depends on making the most of our people and we aim to give our teams challenging opportunities, recognition for achievement, job enrichment and the maximum flexibility we can.

The fine print

  • Please note you must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this role.
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If you like the idea of joining us in this important, busy role and would like to be a vital member of our EEN Team, then we'd love to hear from you!

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