Business Investment Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
26/09/2021 23:59
Grade H. £29,577 - £32,234. Fixed Term - 30.6.22
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
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Employment Location:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
26 Sep
Further Information

The Council’s Business Gateshead team works to attract, retain and develop businesses, working with partners to create an environment where businesses can start-up, locate, invest, grow and create jobs.

The Business Investment Officer will focus primarily on providing support to residents to help them start-up a new business or to early stage businesses and social enterprises although there may be opportunities to get involved in supporting the sustainability and growth of local SMEs and their supply chains, or work alongside strategic employers.

The ideal candidate will be flexible to the needs of Gateshead, working with a wide range of businesses and delivering of initiatives to stimulate enterprise, drive competitiveness, innovation and productivity.

With demonstratable knowledge of local economic conditions; local, national and regional business support services and business management processes, you will possess a relevant degree or equivalent qualification, substantial and relevant experience may be acceptable as an alternative, and have experience of working with businesses to influence investment decisions and collaborating with partners to deliver outcomes.

This post is part funded by the European Social Fund.

Secondment requests will be considered.

For more information contact Andrew Tate, Enterprise and Industry Manager on 0191 433 2084 or at andrewtate@gateshead.gov.uk.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk