Vacancy details

IUK EDGE International Programmes Coordinator

Location: Hatfield (currently working remotely)

Posted on: 07/09/2022

• Do you want to be a key part of a successful and focused international team?
• Do you have experience of planning and organising events both in the UK and overseas?
• Do you have experience of acting as the first port of call for incoming queries?
• Do you have experience of monitoring budgets, and producing financial management information?

If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions the role of IUK EDGE International Programmes Coordinator could be for you!

About the role

To support the Innovate UK EDGE International Team to deliver our international offer to its innovative high growth clients. The administrative support you will provide is key to the successful delivery, through the promotion, planning, organisation, and evaluation of the overseas visits. This includes booking travel and accommodation as well as acting as the first port of call for enquiries from clients, collating and circulating management information.

  • Support the International Programmes Manager with general communications with clients, Innovate UK EDGE partners and Innovate UK team;
  • Working with our Regional Business Development Specialists to identify potential clients who could take part in the international programmes;
  • Help with the organisation of selection panels and briefing events (both physical and virtual)
  • Engage with clients at all stages from selection panels, to organising travel and following up with clients at intervals to capture benefits/impacts and potential case studies;
  • Using Salesforce CRM and/or additional tools, to record all client information and run reports as required;
  • Monitor budget spend and raise POs and manage the receipt and reimbursement of client deposits, and assemble information for claims and financial transactions;

About you

We are looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

Knowledge/ Experience Required:

  • Experience of working in a customer-facing role, preferably with SMEs;
  • Experience of working with databases and maintaining accurate customer information on CRM systems;
  • Experience of general monitoring and project management systems;
  • Experience of planning and organising events;
  • Experience of working on a number of projects simultaneously.

 Skills Required:

  • Team player with good interpersonal skills;
  • Highly organised, self-motivated with the ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent communication skills especially telephone and written English;
  • IT literate with experience of Databases, Excel, Word and Outlook;
  • Empathetic and able to develop rapport with partners, clients and colleagues;
  • Numerate.

What do we offer?

What we offer

This is a full-time, permanent role you will be working from home when you are not attending training events or meetings, we will consider part-time working (4 days) for the right applicant.

We also offer a host of benefits:

  • The salary of up to £25,500 FTE for the right candidate;
  • 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);
  • Ill-health income protection (conditional upon meeting the scheme rules);
  • Life assurance (Death in Service) scheme underwritten under the pension scheme regulations (conditional upon meeting the scheme rules);
  • 26 days holiday a year, pro rata for part time);
  • 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; days holiday (rising to 28 after 2 years’;
  • A range of flexible benefits including holiday-buy scheme, eye care vouchers, annual flu vaccination, Uno buses discount, discounted gym membership 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 and 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 part of our expert team, you can expect to be empowered to be the best you can and share our company values of Openness (I am keen and willing to engage), Inspiration (I want to be the best that I can be), Conviction (We win, or lose, together) and Accountability (I will take responsibility and ownership).  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 we are not a Home Office visa sponsorship licence holder and therefore you must be currently eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this role.
  • Please read our recruitment privacy notice available on the Exemplas website for information about how we process your personal data.

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IUK EDGE Programme Coordinator – Access to Finance

Hatfield (currently working remotely)

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