Senior Business Advisor - #962495
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).
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
Provide a professional business advice service
to clients interested in starting a business.
Help prepare business plans, including financial
Deliver training and mentoring on the various
programmes from pre-start to start-up.
Host events, meetings, workshops and seminars.
Manage expenditure budgets, outputs and work to agreed
Ensure a joined up and co-ordinated approach to
the delivery of services.
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.
Provide updates on programme delivery status on
a regular and as agreed basis .
Marketing and Business Development Responsibilities
Help/assist with the recruitment of clients onto
programmes and initiatives.
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.
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
Assist and encourage junior members of staff
with guidance and advice as required.
Observe the rules and procedures of the company
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
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