Location: Peripatetic (East of England area)
Posted on: 20/11/2020
Do you have significant business experience at a senior level within a high growth business environment?
Do you want to help SMEs to survive the immediate Covid-19 crisis and to help them grow as conditions and markets recover?
Do you have experience of providing support and advice to SMEs in order to develop their own long-term growth, innovation and commercialisation plans?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions the role of Innovation & Growth Adviser could be for you!
About the role
In this role you will provide innovation and business advice to a portfolio of SME clients to make a significant contribution to the development of competitiveness of East of England businesses.
You will help SMEs to survive the immediate Covid-19 crisis and to stabilise the business and position it to grow as conditions and markets recover.
Your responsibilities will include:
We are looking for someone with business experience at a senior level within a high growth business environment who has strategic and management or consultancy experience in the commercialising of ideas, including IP, access to finance, establishing sales channels.
You will also need to demonstrate experience or knowledge of:
What we offer
This is a full-time role on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2022. The role is peripatetic and requires travel around the East of England region to visit clients and occasional visits to our Hatfield office, although we are currently working from home due to Covid-19.
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.
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.
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