Small Business and Enterprise Development Officer
The Economy and Partnerships Team works to deliver the Council’s ambitious vision for all of Lewisham’s citizens. Our aim is to work alongside our diverse communities to help deliver prosperity and opportunity for all. Lewisham is changing as a place with significant place based physical regeneration changing our town centres of Deptford, Lewisham and Catford.
This role will be the Council’s main advocate and promoter of small businesses and enterprise in Lewisham. The role will lead on the development and delivery of small and medium size business support and enterprise policy for Lewisham as well developing new approaches to business and enterprise support. The role will be responsible for the commissioning and management of the Council’s business advice contract, and link with key strategic partners and delivery agents involved in providing services to small business in the wider sub region and region.
This post will be recruited to on a temporary basis (until March 2020) in the first instrance.
Laurence House, Catford, London, SE6 4RU
What we’re looking for
We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual with the experience, skills and abilities to lead on our work with small businesses and to act as the main advocate and promoter of small businesses and enterprise in Lewisham. The ideal individual will also be able to lead on workspace development and have some experience managing ERDF programmes.
In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.
£43,098 - £44,988 pa (PO5)
For an informal discussion, please contact; Fenella Beckman, Economy and Partnership Team Manager.
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit Lewisham Council website and search council vacancies
The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response
Sunday 26th February 2017, 11:59pm
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 6th March 2017 or Monday 13th March 2017