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  • Ref no: NLA05216
  • Published: 12/10/2020
  • Closes: 26/10/2020
  • Location: Fleming House, 2 Tryst Road, Cumbernauld, G67 1JW
  • Salary: £40,227.00 - £44,247.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

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The Planning and Regeneration Service delivers the councils priority outcomes to meet the changing needs of our business base and communities. As the 4th largest authority in Scotland, we are used to delivering a highly responsive service to the business community. We have hugely ambitious plans to regenerate our area to create employment; help start new businesses; support our existing businesses; and attract businesses, investment, visitors and events to North Lanarkshire. We know that successful delivery requires an integrated approach to business engagement and support across the business community, other Council services, partners, stakeholders, funders and investors.

Working as part of a wider team, we are seeking to recruit an Enterprise Development Officer to play a critical role in achieving our ambitions. The post will support the development, delivery and integration of the Business Gateway Lanarkshire service across the council and its partners, and be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Business Gateway Lanarkshire contract. The Business Gateway Service in Lanarkshire is delivered through a procured contract managed by North Lanarkshire Council on behalf of both North and South Lanarkshire Councils.

For this post you must have substantial experience in either engaging with businesses or providing advice/support to businesses. You must have strong project development and project management skills preferably gained in an economic development or businesses related environment, with the ability to work in multi-agency partnerships and to interpret external business information/trends to inform future service delivery. Your experience should include managing budgets and developing solutions to meet business needs. Ideally, you should have experience of procurement/contract management.

Educated to degree or equivalent level in a relevant discipline with strong organisational skills and excellent communication skills, you should demonstrate high personal drive and motivation to deliver a range of key activities to meet the council’s priority outcomes.

This post is temporary for up to a period of one year to cover maternity leave.

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We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the job.

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