Programme Management Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/01/2019 12:00
£26,470 to £29,909 per annum, depending on experience
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne (North East Local Enterprise Partnership Office, 1 St James' Gate, NE1 4AD
Closing date:
4 Jan
Further Information

North East Local Enterprise Partnership

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership works to deliver more and better jobs for everyone.

We are responsible for delivering the North East Strategic Economic Plan, to influence and shape the continued economic growth of the area. As part of the Strategic Economic Plan, we have an ambitious business growth programme to help us create more and better jobs which focuses on the opportunities in the North East LEP area to drive business growth through start-up, scale-up and inward investment.

It is widely recognised that for the economy to make a step change in growth we need to increase the number of businesses and the number of businesses which trade, innovate and grow. We also need to increase the density of fast-growing businesses. High growth small businesses have very significant economic and employment impacts on our economy.

Therefore our goal is to increase the number of scale up businesses in the area by 50% and creating an addition 6,000 jobs.

You can find out more about our work at or follow @northeastlep

The North East Combined Authority provides a robust and accountable structure for the area and provides the accountable body arrangements for the North East Local Enterprise Partnership.

We are seeking to recruit a Programme Management Assistant for a fixed term to 31 March 2020.
Host Employer: North East Combined Authority
Closing date: 12noon, Friday 4 January 2019
Interviews to be held on: 16 January 2019

We are seeking an experienced individual to provide extensive administrative and programme management support to deliver the North East Strategic Economic Plan’s business growth programme. The successful candidate will provide performance management support to key business growth programmes and projects, support effective governance and management of the business growth programme, and create and maintain effective and positive relationships with LEP partners and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with sound programme management working knowledge and an understanding of financial management requirements. They will support the Executive Team and Business Growth Advisory Board to facilitate the development and delivery of the business growth programme and projects.

For an informal conversation please contact Dinah Jackson, Programme Manager on 0191 338 7434.

To apply click on the link below and complete our online application form.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.