University of Greenwich

Enterprise Adviser

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Generator, the university’s centre for student enterprise (formerly known as the i3Centre), on a 12-month fixed-term contract (0.6 FTE).

Enterprise Adviser

Centre for Enterprise & Innovation

Location: Greenwich Campus

£27,924 to £33,309 plus £5018 London weighting per annum

Part Time Hours: 0.6 FTE

Fixed Term - Maternity cover 03/10/2022 to 31/10/2023

Reference: 3314-E

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Generator, the university’s centre for student enterprise (formerly known as the i3Centre), on a 12-month fixed-term contract (0.6 FTE).

The Enterprise Adviser 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.

The role-holder will also be responsible for recruiting and retaining a team of entrepreneurial mentors who support a range of events on a voluntary basis. They will additionally provide support to the recruitment and monitoring process of the university’s graduate Start Up Visa programme, assisted by the Enterprise Officer.

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 at least one day per week working from home.

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 queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on hrsr-fob@greenwich.ac.uk 

Closing date: Monday 22 August 2022.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

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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