Mentoring Coordinator

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/09/2020 23:59
£25,295 – £27,905 per annum
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
North East
Post Number:
Closing date:
17 Sep
Further Information

Fixed term until 31 March 2021– extension subject to ongoing funding

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 www.northeastlep.co.uk or follow @northeastlep

We are seeking an experienced individual to develop and manage the North East Growth Hub’s mentoring provision and peer to peer activities. Mentoring is pivotal to the North East LEP’s Business Growth Programme and critical to it achieving its aims of motivating, inspiring and supporting peer-to-peer engagement which helps drive future business growth and productivity improvement. Building on the activities of our Growth through Mentoring programme, the successful candidate will work with and grow our pool of mentors and pro-actively engage with entrepreneurs and founders to promote the value of mentoring and facilitate mentee and mentor matching. They will also manage stakeholder relationships to ensure co-ordinated delivery of the Peer to Peer action learning project

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with the ability to manage stakeholders, partners and the project team to ensure successful delivery of projects and meet the targets and objectives of the Business Growth plan.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

To arrange an informal discussion please email Helen Lee on helen.lee@nelep.co.uk

To apply please click on the apply now button and complete the online application form.

Please note the closing date for this advert was extended to the 17 September

Please note
This job is closed for applications.