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Business Advisor - Growth (Dimension 2)

GC Business Growth Hub is a community of specialists with a passion to help businesses across Greater Manchester to realise their ambitions.  We support businesses at all stages of their growth journey with our broad range of services. We offer expert one-to-one and peer-to-peer business support, events, specialist programmes, funding and much more.

We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all our colleagues and customers. Here at GC, we value and respect their diversity. All our people are recruited based on their skills, relevant qualifications and experience - regardless of their gender, disability, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital status, age or nationality. We aim to promote a culture of flexible and agile working.

This role requires a Growth Business Advisor to deliver high quality specialist business growth advice to a portfolio of ambitious business owners and senior managers of mid-sized businesses that are aiming to achieve growth. The role will assess the growth potential of eligible businesses, diagnose any barriers to innovation or advancement which may be holding back growth and agree suitable action plans to address these and release growth opportunities

The successful candidate will need:

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate credibility with others including understanding of issues customers face in growing their business
  • The ability to focus and achieve results through the development of strategic consultative relationships at a senior level
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and broader presentation skills
  • Ability to deliver quality outcomes in a fast paced, target driven operational environment
  • Excellent planning, organisational, administrative and project management skills
  • Well-developed IT skills, including an understanding of computerised management information systems, spreadsheets, diary management, e-mail and CRM databases.

Please note the interviews for this role will be held on the 25th and 30th July 2019.

Location
Manchester City Centre
Salary
Up to 36,524 per annum
Closing Date
21/07/2019
Ref No
1248
Documents

Please refer to the attached Role Profile for a full job description and the skills and qualifications needed.

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The Growth Company (GC) is committed to providing equal opportunity for all of our colleagues and customers. Here at GC, we value and respect their diversity. All our people are recruited based on their skills, relevant qualifications and experience - regardless of their gender, disability, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital status, age or nationality. 

The Growth Company aims to promote a culture of flexible and agile working. With this in mind, we are happy to discuss suggestions as to how the responsibilities of this role can be met through a flexible approach to hours and or location.