Are you organised, enthusiastic and and enjoy being part of a fast paced but fun team?
Are you passionate about local economy, and have an interest in helping new and young businesses prosper?
We are currently seeking to strengthen our AD:VENTURE project delivery team by recruiting a Contract Support officer. This is a crucial role in the team, and will help us deliver a successful project, working closely with the Programme Manager and the delivery team.
This really is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual with excellent organisational, administrative and financial management skills and experience. You will be supporting the team to manage grant applications and supporting the businesses and the team with the processes, compliance and payments.
You will have the opportunity to work with businesses on the front line, and learn about the local business landscape and economy, allowing you to develop your own skills whilst enabling delivery of this regional wide support programme. We are looking for an individual who is a good team player but also has the confidence and ability to work on their own initiative – often working to tight deadlines.
Interested? Do you have a good level of knowledge and experience of publicly funded programmes or relevant private sector experience with a high level of competency in using Microsoft office applications and also CRMs (Customer Relationship Management) systems? Great, then we want to hear from you!!
The Ad Venture Enterprise Growth Programme is a 12m Business Support project which offers wrap around support to help new businesses to start up and young businesses to grow. The Programme aims to support 1,200 young businesses and create 2,400 new jobs across the Leeds City Region by 2019.
The project is a partnership between Leeds City Region local authorities,Chambers of Commerce, Universities, the Voluntary Sector and West Yorkshire Combined Authority and is partly funded by the European Union.
The post is offered on a fixed term basis for an initial period of up to 18 months – with the prospect of extension, (subject to funding). The post holder will be based in Leeds city centre.
For more information please contact Sarah Carling, Ad Venture Programme Manager – email@example.com