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Enterprise Adviser

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH
Location
Greenwich, United Kingdom
Salary
£30,487 to £36,024 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Greenwich Business School Professional Services

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £30,487 to £36,024 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Part Time Hours: 0.8 FTE
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Friday 17 November 2023
Closing Date: Wednesday 06 December 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4287-E

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Generator, the university’s enterprise centre.

The Enterprise Adviser designs and delivers a range of activities designed to help students and graduates to develop entrepreneurial skills and to start and grow new ventures. 

The role-holder will provide direct support to student entrepreneurs via 1-1 appointments and workshops delivered as part of our annual competition the Enterprise Challenge, which attracts over 100 applicants each year. They will also deliver in-curricular guest lectures in a range of modules to encourage students from all different subjects to develop entrepreneurial skills. 

The role-holder will also be responsible for recruiting and retaining a team of mentors to support a range of events on a voluntary basis. 

The role will suit somebody with a keen interest in entrepreneurship who has experience either of running their own business or projects (and who might want to use the part-time hours of this role to continue working on their own projects on the side), or who has experience of supporting entrepreneurs via training and education programmes. 

The job will be based at the university’s recently refurbished enterprise hub the Powerhouse, situated in our Greenwich Maritime Campus, a UNESCO world heritage site. There will also be flexibility to spend 1-2 days per week working remotely, depending on work commitments.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Rachel Brown, Head of Enterprise & Innovation: r.h.brown@greenwich.ac.uk 

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the people operations team on peopleoperationgbs@greenwich.ac.uk  

Academic Career Pathways

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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