Business Services Consultant (Enterprising Ashfield)
City Site

Job reference: 009989

Location: City Site

Closing date: 30/01/2022

Salary : Grade G (£28,756 - £33,309 p.a.)

Employment type: Fixed-term contract

Team: Not specified

School / Directorate : Employability – Business Development

An opportunity has arisen to join NTU Employability as an Business Services Consultant (fixed term contract until 31 March 2026)

NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our colleagues with flexible and competitive packages, and the opportunities for genuine professional progress. We respect and value all our staff, because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we’ve achieved.

Our award-winning research is celebrated around the world, and we’re proud of our strategic partnerships. It’s all down to the ability of our people to shape, create and innovate, in whatever capacity they work with us. Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: creating excellent global collaborations, and harnessing the talents of all our people.

NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. Join us in our mission to become ‘the university of the future’ — seize the challenge and adventure of working with an organisation where progress never stops. This is your career, reimagined.

The following post is part-funded by the Government Towns Fund and is a fixed-term contract until 31 March 2026.

​​​​​​​Interview date 9th February 2022

Enterprising Ashfield will deliver a comprehensive Start-up to Scale-up business support programme across the Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield Towns Fund area. It will be a dynamic and responsive programme building direct access to university research, expertise and facilities, and also provide support for local resident and local employees to enhance their skills by providing access to a range of training opportunities. It will create new enterprises, deliver growth and increase productivity for existing businesses, and provide opportunities for talented graduates. It will be a bespoke programme for Ashfield based upon local need.
Enterprising Ashfield is funded through the Government’s Town Fund initiative.

We are looking for customer focused individuals who are able to work in a busy and varied environment.  You will be a strong communicator with excellent organisational skills. This post would suit a confident and target driven individual with business to business experience. You will be a confident communicator with excellent organisational skills. The ability to build positive relationships will be crucial. Experience of working in a recruitment or placement related sector would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will look to develop, promote and deliver employability services, and to support the achievement of graduate level opportunities, and assist with the recruitment of graduates across the Kirby in Ashfield and Sutton in Ashfield Towns Fund areas. The post holder will provide efficient project coordination to support the successful delivery of graduate opportunities, and will ensure that all documentation required by the funder is completed, collated and accurate

Please submit a full CV and a covering letter addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the Job Description explaining how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements identified in the Person Specification.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Matthew Staniforth, Employer Engagement Projects Manager, on 0115 8482055 or via email at ​​​​​​​

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’.

Do you have the passion to help us to go even further?

Please note that is role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and successful applicants are required to declare all unspent conditional cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020).


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