You will be responsible for developing, managing and progressing project delivery in Essex ensuring the agreed outputs and results are delivered on profile and to the maximum benefit of the local economy. As the High Growth Business Advisor you will support scale up businesses that are growing, by increasing their turnover and productivity. You will target and identify these businesses using a range of resources available, carry out needs analysis, and advise the businesses of the most appropriate support from the suite available. You are expected to assess growth potential, diagnose barriers to growth, and agree suitable action plans. As well as line managing a small team of Business Navigators, you will also be expected to demonstrate account management skills with excellent communication and an ability to build and maintain relationships.
You are expected to have experience of advising or supporting businesses through sales, consultancy, banking and other business support services. It will strengthen your application if you have knowledge of the local and national business landscape as well as robust business development experience. You must be able to build and maintain relationships and illustrate excellent customer service skills. Due to locations, this role will be more suited to a driver as you are expected to move around the County.
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.
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