The postholder will deliver a range of high-quality Outer Hebrides Business Gateway business support services to new and existing businesses. Deputise for Senior Business Development Officer as appropriate, taking responsibility for staff and service-delivery. Contribute to successful delivery of a range of professional advisory and financial Business Gateway services. Provide business advice and professional Aftercare services, primarily to young entrepreneurs - leading to improved new business survival-rates.
You will have: a degree or equivalent in Business, Accountancy or a related discipline or extensive practical experience of running a small business or working within a business support environment; knowledge of SME / micro-business sectors & issues impacting upon them; an in-depth understanding of Business Planning and knowledge of year-end financial accounts; experience of working effectively on your own-initiative with minimum supervision, and in a team; proven evidence of excellent written and verbal communication skills; and a willingness to work unsocial hours, to travel extensively and be away from home regularly. A valid driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.
Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance. Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade with annual incremental progression.
We can't find any similar jobs at the moment.