Business Growth Officer
Scale 5 (£26,975 - £32,798 per annum)
37 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our friendly and professional team.
Our Blaby Business Hub was established during the pandemic and has offered valuable support to many businesses during difficult times, helping businesses access financial support, providing information and signposting to partner organisations to enable them to continue to thrive within the District.
You will be engaging directly with local businesses and will be the face of the Business Hub whilst continuing to grow the local offer, and encouraging businesses to invest and stay in Blaby District by promoting it as a prime location.
Effective partnership working is essential to directly work alongside the District Councils key economic development partner organisations and other public, private and voluntary sector organisations.
You will have a strong understanding of business support to ensure new and growing businesses can access growth support, grants, external funding and initiatives that will support and encourage our local businesses.
To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact Tracy Gaskin, Team Leader on 0116 272 7762 for an informal chat.
Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, hybrid working as well as a flexi-time scheme and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the link below Employee benefits
Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please select the 'apply online' button below.
Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 2727517.
Closing date: Wednesday 10 August 2022
Interview date: Thursday 18 August 2022
Please note: If you are a disabled applicant or an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist, and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview. You just need to let us know on the application form. The scheme does not guarantee a job for an applicant declaring a disability and or a veteran/ reservist. The recruitment and selection procedures will ensure the most suitable candidate for the job is appointed. Further information on the Guaranteed Interview Scheme can be found on Blaby District Council’s jobs page.