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Industry Specialist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/10/2021 12:00
£36,922.00 - £38,890.00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
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Employment Location:
Redcar and Cleveland
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Job details 

Closing date:
31 Oct

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

Our borough is an area of great contrasts with world class industries, market towns, visitor destinations, beautiful coastline and stunning countryside. The Council continues to invest in the area to create opportunities for investment and growth. Key to this work is the Growth and Enterprise Directorate which leads on our efforts to build upon successful investment and develop an exciting growth programme that will bring long-term improvements to the local economy, create jobs and build vibrant communities, with the Freeport an

Are you ready for a new challenge? We are looking for an experienced and suitably qualified Industry Specialist who can join our Business Engagement Team. The role will support and lead on various tasks and will have the ability to:-

• Act as a Lead Officer for business investment projects, handholding new manufacturing businesses to relocate to the borough and support their needs advising on business space, supply chains, recruitment and training.

• Engage with established manufacturing businesses across the borough and support them to look at their processes to improve productivity to enable their business to grow.

• Develop and deliver business support initiatives targeting the manufacturing sector of the borough.

• Provide quality business, skills and investment advice and support or signpost as necessary including:

• provision of advice and assistance to businesses in conjunction with other support agencies.

• manage and co-ordinate responses to all aspect of skills, business and investment enquiries.

• Promote development, investment, business, and skills opportunities for citizens throughout the Borough.

The hiring manager is looking for someone who can start as soon as possible and the successful candidate must be able to hit the ground running. For further detailed information regarding the role, please refer to the job description/person specification.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Clare Stanton, Business Engagement Manager on 07747638711.

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award. We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

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