Business Enterprise Coach - Part Time (Contract)

Devon Communities Together
15882.00 GBP Annual
05 Feb 2019
05 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Enterprise Coach - Part Time (Contract)
Exeter, Devon

Do you have experience of providing business coaching and advice? Want to empower individuals throughout Devon to transform their passion into a successful enterprise? If so, this is a brilliant opportunity to make a positive impact as a Business Enterprise Coach.

About Us

Devon Communities Together is a pioneering not-for-profit that has been developing communities for over half a century. Involved with a number of projects, services and funding opportunities, we are enabling communities to shape their own future.

We are currently working on an exciting EU-funded project that will empower individuals, primarily from deprived and disadvantaged areas in Devon, and those underrepresented in enterprise. The project will support them to develop self-employment opportunities and start and sustain businesses.

We're now looking for a part time Business Enterprise Coach to join us on a contract lasting until the 31st October 2021 and oversee the delivery of the project.

The Benefits

- Salary of GBP15,882 per annum (FTE GBP26,470 - GBP28,221)
- Pension
- Flexi-time
- Employee assistance programme
- Excellent training
- Increase your knowledge of community engagement and development
- 25 days' holiday pro rata plus Bank Holidays

This is a brilliant opportunity to share your knowledge and give back to your community in an exciting part time role that you can fit around your existing responsibilities.

You will have the chance to work with individuals from across the county and provide them with the tools and inspiration they need to achieve their goals.

The Role

As a Business Enterprise Coach, you'll manage and deliver an EU-funded project to help members of the Devon community start and sustain their own businesses.

During your contract, you will aim to increase awareness of enterprise business models, grow the capacity and capability of entrepreneurs and promote entrepreneurship and peer collaboration.

Delivering a personalised business coaching service, you will:

- Assess individuals' suitability for the project
- Organise and run customised events and workshops
- Provide advice to individuals face-to-face, over the phone and online
- Gain support for the project from the business sector, public sector and other partners and experts
- Continue to support start-ups to ensure their growth, investment readiness, profitability and the potential recruitment of additional employees

About You

To join us as a Business Enterprise Coach, you'll need:

- Extensive experience of delivering coaching and/or business advice to individual entrepreneurs, micro and small businesses
- Project management experience, including budget management, performance monitoring and reporting
- Experience of working with or providing management information and writing reports
- A track record of managing a complex and demanding workload
- The ability to develop and sustain networks and partnerships

Other companies may call this role Enterprise Project Manager, Enterprise Coach, Business Advisor, Enterprise Consultant, Social Enterprise Advisor, Social Enterprise Consultant, Social Enterprise Project Manager or Project Manager.

This is a part time role, working 21.75 hours per week.

The closing date for this role is the 28th February 2019.

Webrecruit and Devon Communities Together are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you're looking to make a positive impact on your community as a Business Enterprise Coach, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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