Business Advisor (Start Up)

Derbyshire County Council
Grade 11 £32,913 - £36,155 pa
Closing Date:
25th April 2021

Derbyshire County Council have 5 new positions available as Business Advisor (Start Up).

Are you interested in making a real difference and helping the Derbyshire economy get back on its feet after the Covid-19 pandemic?

If so, Derbyshire County Council are looking to recruit 5 Business Start Up Advisers who will bring their experience and passion to working with partners and budding entrepreneurs across Derbyshire to ensure the region continues to develop as a place to invest, grow and do business.

As the birthplace of the industrial revolution, we have a proud heritage of enterprise, as well as providing an outstanding quality of life for residents, businesses and visitors alike. The 5 new posts will play a vital role in working with local residents to develop their business ideas, offering a high quality advice and support service to generate business pre-starts and new starts.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast moving and supportive local government community. Although post holders will be employed by Derbyshire County Council, you will work within an agreed geographical area with, and on behalf of, Derby City and the eight district authorities (Bolsover, North East Derbyshire, Chesterfield, Amber Valley, South Derbyshire, High Peak and Erewash). This is part of an innovative partnership approach developed by the local authorities as part of our Vision Derbyshire Programme and aims to provide a joined up and seamless service to clients.

  • Do you want to be part of a new team?
  • Do you want to help people improve their lives and employment prospects?
  • Have you expert skills in providing business support?
  • Do you have a high level of personal drive and commitment to excellent customer care?

If so, you may be the right person to join the Derbyshire County Council team.

Please state your preferences for geographical location in the application form.

Provisional Interview Dates: 06 May 2021 and 7 May 2021.

Post holders will be employed by Derbyshire County Council to work with The District, Borough and City Councils.

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