£30000 - 35000 / annum
27th June 2019
Assistant Project Manager - Salford
As an Assistant Project Manager, you will provide specialist business support as directed to a business audience in-line with the company standards.
- To diagnose prospective participants to check they fit with the programme's eligibility and suitability requirements
- Delivering face to face "Investment Readiness" consulting support and to identify potential areas for support
- Complete and collect relevant programme paperwork as defined by the Project Management Team
- Attend regular programme review meetings with the company and the Programme Commissioners
- Act proactively to keep the programme's performance at or above target
- Leverage the local business support ecosystem to generate programme referrals plus relevant stakeholders
- Act as first point of contact for any incoming programme enquiries and queries
- Develop collateral and methodologies to convert programme participants into pro-active referrers for the programme
- To maintain up to date information on all business support offerings locally, regionally and nationally.
- Build and manage lasting relationships with programme participants, to ensure participants remain engaged with the company and have access wider support.
- Participate in events, networking events and provide effective referral and engagement methods to encourage take up of programme support.
- Collect testimonials, success stories and case studies to further highlight the value associated with our organisation and associated programmes
- Any other duties commensurate with the post and as agreed between the post holder and line manager.
Skills and Experience
- An understanding of externally funded public sector programmes
- An understanding of the needs and demands of growing businesses
- An understanding of the networking, stakeholder and intermediary landscape of Leeds City Region.
- SFEDI accreditation or equivalent
- Knowledge of Investment Readiness and business growth diagnostics
- Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, excellent organisational skills and good time management
- Ability to meet targets and contribute to the wider team targets as appropriate
- Good oral and written communication skills, good numerical skills
- Excellent IT skills (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Good attention to detail
- Clean driving license required
Reports into the Head of Entrepreneurial Solutions
Hours: 9-5.30pm Monday to Friday
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