Vacancy details

Export Coordinator (Humber)

Location: Peripatetic (Humber area)

Posted on: 24/09/2020

Do you have a passion to see the Humber region outperform its economic growth potential, contributing towards HM Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in the process?

Do you want to play a key role in shaping the delivery of international trade support across the Humber LEP?

Do you look at the business support landscape and think “why has no one done that?”

If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions the role of Export Coordinator (Humber) could be for you!

About the role

In this role, you will work closely with Humber Region partners and intermediaries as a strategic convener to improve the reach, quality, co-ordination and take-up of export services, including those offered through the LEP, DIT and external partners. You will:

  • play a leading role in the development and implementation of an export strategy for the Humber Region
  • work closely with the Humber Business Growth Hub, Chambers and others including DIT colleagues to develop and improve coordination of core export services;
  • develop key partner relationships within the Humber Region to support export activity, supporting the take-up of export support services;
  • support the development (shape and structure) of events and seminars so that they deliver maximum benefit to SMEs that would benefit from a new regional growth service.

About you

To succeed in this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • experience of working within a service or business support organisation;
  • knowledge of the role of the Humber LEP network, Growth Hub provision and local authority economic development functions;
  • knowledge of exporting, preferably in a business environment;
  • proven previous experience of working with partners and building relationships within a business to business environment;
  • experience in signposting businesses and identify opportunities for business support.

What do we offer?

What we offer

This is a full-time, peripatetic role on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2021 (with the potential to extend further) requiring travel around the Yorkshire and Humber area and with visits to our Barnsley office. 

  • The salary of up to £35,540 per annum for the right candidate
  • Car allowance
  • Broadband allowance
  • A generous, up to 10.5% non-contributory pension scheme (conditional upon being enrolled and remaining in the scheme for the duration of employment)
  • 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 including access to mental health first aiders
  • Wellbeing programme for employees including access to discounts, workshops, health screening, employee assistance programme, Doctorline and more
  • A modern, open space and technology enabled working environment
  • A range of flexible benefits including holiday-buy scheme, eye care vouchers, annual flu vaccination, 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

Enterprise Growth Solutions Limited (EGSL) delivers the trade services for the Department for International Trade in Yorkshire and the Humber.  EGSL is a subsidiary of the Exemplas Group, one of the UK’s foremost business support organisations with nearly 200 employees across a number of locations.  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 this role is subject to mandatory Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) pre-employment screening comprising verification of identity, nationality and immigration status, confirmation of 3 years minimum employment history and/or other activity, and third-party verification of unspent convictions.
  • Please note you must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this role.
  • Please read our recruitment privacy notice for information about how we process your personal data.

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