We’re recruiting! Lead for Business Support Services

Location:Blackburn with Darwen
Salary:Grade J, SCP 39 – 43, £45,495 – £49,590
Job reference:REQ02106
Application closing date:11/08/2023
Package:Local Government Pension Scheme, flexi time and expenses
Contractual hours:37
Basis:Full time

Growth Lancashire provides specialist advice and consultancy services. Our role is diverse and focuses on supporting businesses to grow and simplifying support, caring for and developing Lancashire’s heritage and cultural assets, securing and delivering external funding, promoting Lancashire and encouraging investment.

A private company limited by guarantee, we are owned by several Lancashire local authorities and operate across the County. We provide delivery capacity and expertise for Local Authorities, the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership and other stakeholders, including private clients. We are proud to deliver Boost’s frontline services.

Our mission is to contribute towards growing productivity, prosperity and places across the County. The company has a considerable history spanning almost 20 years as a public-private partnership. Overall, our vision is for Lancashire to maximise its potential, capitalising on its economic strengths and its built and natural environment.

We are excited to invite you to apply for the role of Lead for Business Support Services, the former Lead is now Head of Growth Lancashire. We need someone who is committed to delivering high standards of service, leading a highly performing, enthusiastic team of business professionals and continue our success in meeting and exceeding contractual outputs and outcomes.

Our employing body is Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council and you will benefit from their terms and conditions including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Closing date: Friday 11th August – 12 Noon

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete and online assessment.

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For an informal chat and more information about the role, please contact Janet Doolan at 

Interested applicants are asked to submit a CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the key requirements.