Recruitment: Senior Business Advisor – Circular Economy (deadline extended)

Senior Business Advisor – Circular Economy

Note: This position was previously advertised with the application deadline of 8th January 2018 however this deadline has now been extended to 09:00am, Monday 29th January.

Grade 8, £51,786 – £57,160 Fixed term contract up to two years

Who you are

You are an experienced consultant with a strong drive to implement innovative ideas and ideally will have worked with SMEs before. You are looking to contribute and develop your expertise towards a mission that you believe in. You are eager to think creatively, you are proactive, an independent worker and team player and you enjoy advising businesses from a wide range of sectors on sustainability and circular economy topics. You are detail oriented, able to convert theoretical concepts and frameworks to practical advice and tools that would resonate with the circumstances and challenges of a small business. You enjoy designing and delivering workshops for introducing circular economy concepts to SMEs. You are also excited about fostering collaboration opportunities across different supply chains. You are also comfortable with building upon relationships with existing partners and stakeholders, as well as identifying opportunities for new businesses and partners to scale up and expand the outreach of the programme.

The job

The core role is focused on providing efficient and effective business support to the SMEs considering adopting or scaling up circular business models, and will include:
•identifying and engaging with new SMEs in London
•assessing the business needs of each SME enrolled, and designing and delivering bespoke advisory support plans to address those needs and enable them to transition to or grow a circular business model
•managing an increasing portfolio of business accounts
•designing advisory tools and knowledge sharing materials
•leading specific business development and marketing activities, such as presenting at sector events, establishing business partnerships or attending networking events
•liaising with other LWARB circular economy programmes and ensuring that cross- collaboration is achieved
•designing and delivering circular economy related workshops
•Ensuring that advice and support provided is compliant with programme and ERDF guidelines

Details of the job description and person specification are here: JD LWARB CEBSP ERDF – Senior Business Advisor – Circular Economy

How to apply

To apply for this position please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are a suitable candidate and how your skills and experience match the essential criteria listed in the job description.

Applications must be sent to info@lwarb.gov.uk with the job title included in in the email subject line. Applications must be received by 9.00am on Monday 29th January 2018.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role please contact Ms. Natalia Agathou on 020 7960 3652.

The position is partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).