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Growth Platform, the Liverpool City Region growth company, is looking for an enthusiastic and capable individual to join the Sector Team. This team, focussed on ensuring the dynamic growth sectors in the Liverpool City Region are achieving their full economic potential, works closely with the Local Enterprise Partnership’s private sector led boards to develop initiatives and programmes to help our economy to grow.

Sector Champions in Growth Platform work directly with companies, Universities, the public and third sectors and other stakeholders to ensure that our businesses are able to grow in a sustainable and inclusive way. The successful candidate will be responsible for project managing a number of economic development initiatives as well as working directly with companies, our sector boards and the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. The role is full time (37.5 hours per week) and will be a mixture of home and office working and, once current restrictions are eased, will require some travel throughout the Liverpool City Region.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the Professional Business Services community as well as taking responsibility for LCR4 Holistic, an ERDF funded programme, with focus on working across supply chains using digital tools to increase efficiency. Applicants ideally will have good project management skills, attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate good business to business experience, be comfortable managing multiple stakeholders and be a team player. In return Growth Platform offers a competitive salary, a company pension scheme and a dynamic and flexible working environment.

Growth Platform aims to have an ethnically diverse and fully inclusive working environment. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people who are currently underrepresented in our workforce within the sector team.

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Please apply with full CV and covering letter to Simon Reid simon.reid@growthplatform.org by the close of business on Friday 9th July 2021.