Business Advisor

Closing date: 
24 Sep 2017
We are seeking a Business Advisor for our client based in North Belfast. This is initially a temping position with the potential of becoming a permanent post. 37.5hrs pw, mon-fri 9-5. Hourly Rate- to be negotiated, depending on experience

             Purpose of Job

 To deliver a range of business start up and development services to new and established businesses in North Belfast. 

             Key Responsibilities

 q  To deliver business start-up support services, Regional Start Initiative programme, Steps to Success Self Employment programme and Enterprise NI Loan Fund.


q  To ensure that programmes are delivered within agreed budgets and output targets;


q  To provide a professional business advise service to clients interested in starting a business;


q  To provide professional advice and signposting to existing businesses;


To market and promote the services available at North City Business Centre through the various programmes, services and successes of North City Business Centre  across North Belfast and beyond and to clients and stakeholders;


To assist  in with initiatives to increase enterprise awareness and business start up levels in North Belfast;


q  To ensure that all programme claims, including evidence required to support claims are maintained to a high standard and in a timely manner;


q  Any other reasonable request by Management.


Essential Criteria


q  Business related degree with a minimum of two years experience;


q  Highly motivated and able to work on own initiative;


q  Ability to analyse the issues facing a new or developing business and support, mentor and signpost clients accordingly;


q  Ability to manage and deliver business support initiatives to new and developing businesses;


q  Able to work with businesses at start up and early stage development levels;


q  High level use of Microsoft packages particularly Excel


q  Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with clients at all levels;


q  Excellent presentation skills with the ability to design and deliver training programmes;


q  Strong analytical skills and ability to understand the financial issues of SME’s;


q  Able to work on own initiative; 


            Desirable Criteria

 Previous experience:

    • Delivering business advice
    • Completing Business Plans for recognised programmes



Email a detailed CV, clearly outlining how you meet the criteria to  For more information, telephone Anne on 028 28 269973 -Option 4.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15th September  2017.

 Please note that due to anticipated volume of applications, ChainHR regret to advise that we can only update those candidates selected for interview




Added by
Anne Taylor
Closing date:
24 Sep 2017
Job Information
Full time
37.5 hours per week
Contact Information
Anne Taylor
Willowbank Business Centre
BT40 2SF
028 28269973 option 4