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Project Support Officer - Business Growth
  • Employer: West of England Combined Authority
  • Reference: BS/21/162725
  • Published: Wed 25/08/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 26/09/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,741 - 30,451
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 3 Rivergate, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6ER, Bristol

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Project Support Officer - Business Growth

The ‘Enterprise, Inward Investment and Trade’ service is responsible for delivering indigenous business support (via the West of England Growth Hub) and inward investment activity (via Invest Bristol and Bath), alongside a focus on international trade, to drive a joined up and effective business account management and support programme.

Reporting to the Business Growth Programme Manager, the Project Support Officer will work in the Business Growth Team to support delivery within the Business and Skills Directorate.

You will undertake tasks in a specialist service area that supports the development, delivery and monitoring of activity aimed at supporting residents to start their own business and encouraging indigenous businesses in the West of England to be productive, thrive and prosper, driving sustainable inclusive economic growth.

Core to the Project Support role will be the ability to work confidently across a range of project disciplines and related tasks,  including business engagement, event management & organisation and programme dashboard oversight and project monitoring required to support the management and delivery of the EIIT business plan.

Appointment to this post is on a fixed term contract for initial 24 months from start date, potential for extension to permanent, subject to funding.

The West Of England Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.

The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status.