Hours : 37 hours per week
Contract : Fixed term to 30 September 2022
Salary : £39,880 - £42,821 per annum
Location : Sheffield
We are a region with a growing economy, major new investors and a plan to grow and attract new businesses, invest in the talents of our communities and play a major role in tackling the UK’s productivity challenge.
All of our businesses, however large or small, are able to access world-leading industrial-research collaborations, superb transport connectivity and great business support.
We have put in place a range of support measures to help businesses grow; and with nearly 6,000 new businesses in the city region since 2014 we’re well on track to achieve the goals set out in our Strategic Economic Plan.
The Sheffield City Region Growth Hub exists to help businesses find the best possible business support to grow. Acting as a gateway’ so businesses can access specialists in any field of business development needed, including innovation, exporting, accessing finance or training, the service is designed to enable businesses across the Sheffield City Region to get the support they need to thrive.
We are looking for a Business Advisor, with a focus specifically on innovation to join our team. We are looking for someone who is self motivated and has experience in providing information, advice and guidance to growing businesses, ideally with an innovation focus, to join the Growth Hub team, to work on behalf of the Sheffield Innovation Project (SIP).
The post will be responsible for supporting, signposting and guiding businesses through their innovation journey, identifying possible leads for the SIP project and facilitating the relationship between regional businesses and partners within the project namely , the SCR Growth Hub, Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, access to a local Government Pension Scheme and the chance to be part of an organisation where you can really make a difference.
For further information, or for an informal conversation about the role, contact Andrew Rowley on (phone number removed)
Applications no later than : 9am on Monday 26th October 2020
Interviews to be held : Tuesday 3rd November 2020
This post is part funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme (Apply online only)
Role : Innovation Advisor
Job Type : Contract
Location : Sheffield, South Yorkshire,
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