Reporting to the Business Growth Programme Manager, the Project Manager will support and lead on the development, design and delivery of projects delivered through the Enterprise, Inward Investment and Trade (EIIT) Service, 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.
A core responsibility of the Project Manager will be to lead on the development, design and delivery of the Combined Authorities new flagship project the ‘Good Employment Charter’, which seeks to set the standard for working practices in the region, supporting businesses of any size or sector to improve investment in their staff, positively benefiting people, society and the wider economy.
This role is critical to the success of the EIIT delivery programme and involves a high level of autonomy and associated responsibility, calling on the knowledge and skills of the Project Manager in this specialist area of enterprise, investment and trade support.
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.
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