Staffordshire County Council

Business & Enterprise Programme Officer

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Stafford, Staffordshire
Grade 10 – Starting Salary £38,553 rising to £42,614 per annum
26 Jul 2022
19 Aug 2022
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Business & Enterprise Programme Officer

Location:             Staffordshire Place 1, Tipping Street, Stafford. ST16 2DH

Employer:           Staffordshire County Council

Contract Type:    Permanent

Working Pattern: Standard

Working Hours:   37 hours per week

Closing date for applications:  19 August 2022 noon

The Role

Grade 10 – Starting Salary £38,553 rising to £42,614 per annum

The Business and Enterprise Service of Staffordshire County Council sets strategy and direction and creates the conditions for growth in Staffordshire’s £18 billion diverse economy.   

The post will be based in Staffordshire Place 1 in the centre of Stafford, but the County Council uses smart flexible working which includes home and agile working. The post is a permanent full-time position based on a Monday to Friday working pattern. Applications are welcome from those who would like to job share.

We seek enthusiastic and self-motivated people for the Funding, Business and Enterprise Team, who will support economic development in Staffordshire. The team oversees a broad range of services, and this post is responsible for managing a varied portfolio of business support projects to reflect strategic and organisational need. These projects include business startup programmes and the Growing Places Fund.  The post also includes initiating, coordinating, and delivering bids to UK funding programmes.

The postholder will be expected to develop a proactive approach to external funding through pursuing alternative sources and assisting the County Council to participate in bidding processes. They will work on the production of funding plans and funding bids that support the delivery of long-term economic and infrastructure plans for Staffordshire by working with Senior Managers on their pipeline projects. They will also work on the development of externally funded business support projects and be responsible for ensuring programme criteria and procedures are followed to guarantee successful project completion.

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Nicola Kent on or call on 07583 160700.

Interview Date: Friday 2 September 2022

Expected Start Date of Post: October 2022

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

Additional information

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Available documents

  • Job Description Guidance Notes

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