22 June 2022

We're hiring - Head of Business Growth and Inward Investment (Fixed-Term)

Were hiring - Head of Business Growth and Inward Investment (Fixed-Term)

Dorset LEP is seeking an experienced and driven individual who can bring energy to the role of Business Growth & Inward Investment Manager, continue to facilitate our excellent relationships with key stakeholders, particularly our business community, our two local authorities, central government colleagues and act as a high-level advocate for Dorset regionally and nationally. The post holder would be expected to liaise with our business community on a daily basis. 

This role is essential to the region as it helps advance accelerated business growth and investment and therefore contributes to productivity, innovation, earnings and wellbeing across the county.  The role will support Dorset LEP in delivering the ambition to create a local economy that is sustainable, innovative, resilient and inclusive.

We are seeking an individual who understand the Dorset business support landscape, understands opportunities for inward investment, can work with a range of stakeholders and who can see the bigger strategic picture, offer challenge and insight and genuinely input into the process of advancing the Dorset LEP’s agenda of fostering real and positive change in the Dorset region for the ultimate benefit of all.

We seek applications from individuals who understand the challenges and opportunities of Dorset businesses and inward investment in the region, who can communicate with a range of stakeholders from individual businesses to central government influencers. We are seeking applications from individuals that can help ensure the Dorset business voice is represented in various local and national forums and who has energy and commitment to advance our work in this area.

This position is available on a fixed-term basis until 31 March 2024.

Starting salary from £51,799.00 - £58,279.00 per annum with further progression opportunities to £63,668.00

Closing date Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - midnight

For further information and to apply visit the Bournemouth University job page.

For an informal discussion please contact Rebecca Davies – rdavies@bournemouth.ac.uk  

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