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Business Advisers

We are seeking to appoint two ambitious Business Advisers to join our successful Advisory Team here at Business Gateway Fife.  With over 9,000 businesses and a population of over 250,000 we are Fife’s first stop for professional start-up and business growth advice and support. The objective of the role is to join a small dedicated professional team of advisers tasked to support, encourage and advise existing businesses to grow sales and develop employment opportunities across all the business sectors that we support in Fife.

Business Gateway Fife  is a not for profit organisation delivering a wide range of economic development services within Fife on behalf of Fife Council and you will have the opportunity to make a major contribution to our continued success. 
As a key member of the team you will be responsible for providing advice and support to businesses in key sectors including Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Food Production, Tourism and Town Centres. Specifically, this role requires a keen sense of business acumen and the proven ability to identify, develop and recommend strategic and operational solutions to business owners to assist with their expansion plans.
In order to perform this role you require a consultative approach to business engagement, you should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have excellent organisational skills.  You will be a problem solver, self-motivated and have the ability to use your own initiative.  Attention to detail and a disciplined approach to administration is essential in order to accurately capture business information and to craft tailored solutions around identified constraints to business growth across Fife.

As a successful Business Adviser you will demonstrate and be experienced in:
• Achieving success and exceeding business targets
• Working within  businesses and government agencies
• Collaboration and ability to generate a high level of customer satisfaction

Additionally, you will exhibit the following:

• A strong, self-motivated and disciplined approach to business
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
• Strong ability to plan and organise
• Knowledge and experience of business assessment and solution provision
• Understanding business needs and matching them to services and support available
• A commitment to providing the best solution for clients at all times
• Working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

As a Business Adviser with Business Gateway Fife you will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the evolution of the organisation and to contribute to supporting the greater Fife business economy. The position will be based at our Head Office in Glenrothes and will require regular travel to visit businesses across Fife and our sub offices in Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and Cupar. 

If you have the skills and drive necessary to join our team, please send your CV with a covering letter explaining why you are the best candidate for this position and how you can contribute to the success of the organisation to:  Closing date for applications is 31st July 2015.

A current driving licence and a vehicle insured for business use is essential for these posts.
Salary and appointment will be based upon relevant expertise and business background and the role offers a 6% pension contribution and 37 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.  We operate a flexible hours working environment to  ensure we offer our team members the very best in professional working practices and conditions. 

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