Business Support Facilitator - Fixed Term
Business Support Facilitator - Hot House Project
This role is funded by the European Union. Funding is fully secure until 31 September 2022
The University of Chichester is a friendly, flexible and welcoming university based in West Sussex. This role will be located in our state-of-the-art, Tech Park in Bognor Regis. The Business School is looking for a Support Facilitator to design, deliver and administer business skills workshop within the Business Hot House Project Scheme. The Business Hot House Project is funded through the European Regional Development Fund and will provide business support across the Coast to Capital region. It will engage approximately 1000 business and 500 pre-start entrepreneurs as well as a number of stakeholders.
You will be a professional and pro-active individual with sound knowledge of the Business Support sector and strong understanding of the challenges faced by SMEs.
You will have excellent communication skills and be a confident and engaging speaker, with the ability to liaise effectively with project team members, beneficiaries and stakeholders. This post is based at our state-of-the-art Technology Park in Bognor Regis, but travelling to various locations in the Coast to Capital LEP region will be required (https://www.coast2capital.org.uk/our-area/).
Informal enquiries are welcomed by Gareth Sear via e-mail G.Sear@chi.ac.uk or telephone 01243 812041.
Interview Date: Thursday 19 December 2019
The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under-represented at this level.
The university offers you access to a range of training and development opportunities; discounted Gym membership; a generous Local Government Pension Scheme; 25 days'' holiday (Pro-rata), Bank Holidays (Pro-rata) and University closure periods (e.g. between Christmas and the New Year).