Senior Business Advisor - #962495

Recruit NI


Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Belfast
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Recruit NI

My client is a local enterprise that operates a business
centre based in East Belfast offering a range of office / workspace solutions for
new / micro businesses. They also provide a range of business support, training
and help through local government initiatives including the new Go Succeed
service, on behalf of local Councils.


They now seek to recruit a full-time Senior Business
Advisor
. The overall purpose of this role will be the delivery of a range
of business start-up and support programmes to new and existing businesses
(both private sector and social enterprises).


Key areas:


-
Working with the Business Operations Manager you
will deliver business start-up and business development support services to
include - enterprise initiatives, outreach programmes and other
initiatives.


-
Provide a professional business advice service
to clients interested in starting a business.


-
Help prepare business plans, including financial
projections.


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Deliver training and mentoring on the various
programmes from pre-start to start-up.


-
Host events, meetings, workshops and seminars.


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Manage expenditure budgets, outputs and work to agreed
income targets.


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Ensure a joined up and co-ordinated approach to
the delivery of services.


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Act as an ambassador for the Agency in all
dealings with clients and programme participants.


-
Ensure all programme claims and supporting evidence
are maintained to a high standard and are produced in a timely manner.


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Provide updates on programme delivery status on
a regular and as agreed basis .


Marketing and Business Development Responsibilities


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Help/assist with the recruitment of clients onto
programmes and initiatives.


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Market and promote the services of the agency to
clients, attendees, and stakeholders.


-
Assist in the development of new programmes,
contribute to submission of tenders.


-
Build, develop and maintain a professional
network of local stakeholders, including funders, businesses, community
organisations and social enterprises.


Organisational Responsibilities


-
Bring a positive attitude to teamwork,
contributing to the smooth running of the organisation and working effectively
with other departments. Work with a
range of clients from diverse backgrounds in a professional, kind and
supportive manner.


-
Assist and encourage junior members of staff
with guidance and advice as required.


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Observe the rules and procedures of the company


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Attend staff meetings and training as required.


-
Focus on enhancing personal professional
development within the role.


The successful candidate will ideally hold a business degree
or have 3 years’ equivalent experience in a business support sector. You will
be required to pass an Access NI check prior to starting. You will have evidence
of working to financial targets and/or KPIs.
Experience of being self-employed or working in a family business is a
desirable criterion.


Starting salary of £30,000 to £35,000. Monday to Friday 9.00pm to 5.00pm (37.5 hours
/ Hybrid Flexibility offered). 23 days holiday plus 11 stats, attractive
pension scheme. Offices based in East Belfast, located just a 10-minute walk
from the city centre. This position is offered as a permanent contract.


Interested? Contact Bill Ashe at Staff Source, please send
your CV

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