Vacancy details

IUK EDGE Programme Coordinator – Access to Finance

Location: Hatfield (currently working remotely)

• Do you want to be a key part of a successful and focused team?
• Do you have experience of producing training materials, planning and organising training events?
• Do you have experience of acting as the first port of call for incoming queries?

If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions the role of Programme Coordinator - Access to Finance could be for you!

About the role

Innovate UK EDGE are launching a new service offer to its innovative high growth clients, this role is key to being successful through strategic planning and organisation of the rollout activity. Some of these include booking the national training workshops, acting as the first port of call for enquiries from consortium partners and collating and circulating MI.

We will support you to develop an understanding of the ‘InvestReady’ tool to enable you to respond to basic questions from our national delivery team of Innovation & Growth Specialists (IGSs);

  • Produce training materials using desktop publishing tools;
  • Schedule and organise workshops and meetings, finding suitable locations/venues and booking travel and accommodation;
  • Follow up with attendees from workshops with any additional materials required;
  • Collect feedback from attendees following the workshops;
  • Support the marketing and promotion of good news stories from team activities;
  • Provide analytics and reporting from the use of the ‘InvestReady’ tool on a monthly and quarterly basis.

About you

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

  • Relevant experience within business support environment or previous experience of working within a similar position;
  • Experience of working in a customer service environment;
  • Ability to engage/communicate with people diplomatically, competently, and effectively at all levels (internally and externally) to build relationships and overcome obstacles
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines;
  • IT literate - MS Office suite with intermediate to advanced Excel; basic understanding of Adobe suite especially Adobe In Design;
  • Competent user of CRM (SalesForce/Dynamics) for data entry and Survey Monkey type products.

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 £22,000 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.

About us

We are one of the UK’s foremost business support organisations. 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.

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.

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.

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IUK EDGE International Programmes Coordinator

Hatfield (currently working remotely)

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