Mid Level
Innovation & Research Facilitator
Hull Culture and Leisure

Salary: £25,991 – £28,672

Closing Date: Tuesday, 4 January 2022

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  • Full Time Equivalent Salary (based on a 37 hour working week): £25,991 – £28,672
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, including evenings and weekends  
  • Location: Hull City Centre
  • Contract Type: Fixed term to 31st July 2023
  • Organisation: Hull Culture & Leisure
  • Division:
  • Closing Date: 4th January 2022
  • Shortlisting Date: 5th January 2022
  • Interview Date: 14th January 2022
  • For an informal discussion please contact: Claire Nequest / Sue Pleasance

Do you have a passion to deliver high quality research and information services to SMEs in the Humber region?

Do you have experience of working in European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) or similar European funded projects?

Are you able to develop and deliver workshops to SMEs to support their research and innovation journey?

Would you like to work within a new team to create a new and responsive project that will stimulate investment in innovation through research and development across the Humber region?

If you can answer yes to all of the above you might just be the person we are looking for.

Hull Culture and Leisure Library Service are seeking to appoint three dynamic and inspirational individuals to support SMEs by encouraging them to innovate by investing in research to develop new products/processes and services.

You will develop and deliver workshops and, support the Innovate Humber Project Development Manager to establish the project. This will include developing partnerships and brokering relationships between SMEs, research organisations and institutions to assist project participants.

We are looking for a candidate who is enthusiastic and can make things happen with experience of work in a relevant field. We expect you to have relevant skills, experience and knowledge, including effective communication skills to inspire and motivate people. In addition to this, the ability to maintain strong working relationships and partnerships.

You will need to have a good knowledge of the resources and, research and information tools available to help businesses innovate.  A good understanding of economic and industrial development is also desirable.

You must have a flexible approach to work, as this job will require the successful candidate to travel across the region, with some evening and weekend work planned into your schedule.  

Please note that this is a fixed term contract to July 2023.

Contact Telephone: 01482 613985

Email: Claire.Nequest@hcandl.co.uk / Sue.Pleasance@hcandl.co.uk

Hull City Council employees can apply for posts in Hull Culture & Leisure as internal applicants; however, any continuous service with Hull City Council will not transfer.

Hull Culture & Leisure is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The company expects all employees, and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please click on the 'Apply online' button to complete an application for this post. When you have submitted your application form, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your form.

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references.

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