SME Growth Manager

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Growth & Regeneration
Economy & Skills
Civic Centre 3, Huddersfield
Until March 2023
Grade 12

£37,890 - £39,880

Kirklees is a thriving and dynamic area which is building on its industrial heritage to encourage innovation, investment and entrepreneurship. Our vision is for Kirklees to be a district which combines a strong, sustainable economy with a great quality of life – leading to thriving communities, growing businesses, high prosperity and low inequality.

 The Council’s Business Team works closely with businesses and partner organisations to encourage and support business start-up, growth, innovation and inward investment.

You will work closely with Kikrlees business team colleagues and as part of the local spoke of the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Growth Service (GS). The LEP GS is the Government-backed Business Growth Hub and provides free and impartial access to all the publicly funded business support available in Leeds City Region.

You will manage relationships with SMEs across the kirklees district delivering high quality support which will assist them in meeting their growth plans. You will be based in Kirklees, with travel required across that district and less frequently across the Leeds City Region.

 If this is something you are interested in, please read the attached Job Profile and Focus sheet which further details your responsibilities.

 Applicants should refer to both the essential criteria in the Job Profile and the Focus Sheet in their application ensuring they display the relevant skills, competencies, and experience.

27 June 2021, 11:55 PM

If you are internal and want to apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period. Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission. If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.
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Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.