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Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LB
£23,139 - £23,468 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Council wish to appoint an Assistant Business Support Officer to augment our Economic Development Service.

The Economic Development Service works pro-actively to promote business growth, working alongside stakeholders and partners to develop and undertake direct interventions in business support and investment aligned to Scottish Government strategies for a more inclusive and sustainable economy.

Successful applicants will be required to support the team and contribute to our objectives of:

The development and implementation of initiatives to support business growth.

Creating and sustaining effective partnerships to support the South Lanarkshire economy.

Delivery of priority sector support with partners and stakeholders.

In addition to general responsibilities we wish to recruit additional Economic Development Assistants with a focus on delivery of specific elements of the Service including:

Administration of Business Support Grants

Develop a new tourism sector member organisation.  

‘Green’ sustainable economic recovery and growth and transition to net zero

Inward investment to deliver an investment and marketing strategy for South Lanarkshire to promote the area to visitors, investors, and residents. 

Social Enterprise and Third Sector and development of a Social Enterprise Strategy for South Lanarkshire

Candidates will require to have experience in economic development or similar environment, grant administration and financial monitoring.


Please Apply online - All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

The Individual

As an employee of the Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

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