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Recently being a finalist in the World Chambers Competition, awarded one of the Sunday Times Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to work for 2018 and being accredited at Investors in People Gold level, these are exciting times to join the Chamber of Commerce.

We offer an excellent benefits package which includes: 29 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, private healthcare and access to Perkbox discounts. We offer a range of work life balance policies and are an equal opportunities employer.

Please find our current vacancies below.

Energy and Resource Efficiency Advisor

Salary: £33,874+ benefits

Location: Worcestershire (base) and across Marches area (Herefordshire and Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin)

Full-time: 37 hours

Fixed-term: Until March 2022

 

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is a member-led, not for profit organisation which works to support the local business community and our network of members. Being a finalist in the World Chambers Competition, awarded one of the Sunday Times Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work for 2018 and being accredited at Investors in People Gold level, these are exciting times to join the Chamber of Commerce.

We offer an excellent benefits package which includes: 29 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, private healthcare and access to Perkbox discounts. We offer a range of work life balance policies and are an equal opportunities employer.

We now have an opportunity for an experienced Energy and Resource Efficiency Advisor to join our team.

You will be responsible for planning, developing and delivering low cost and no cost energy and resource efficiency solutions for Worcestershire and Marches based businesses, pro-actively providing support for businesses that have the scope to make the biggest impact.

You will assist businesses to develop and implement sustainable strategies and a range of policies relating to energy and resource efficiency and their management, supporting them to develop grant applications for the Business Energy Efficiency Programme, (BEEP) and providing client account management services to those participating in the programme.

You will also be required to co-ordinate an energy and resource efficiency network, developing a range of relationships with businesses that will be instrumental in supporting BEEP, whilst identifying and engaging with key intermediaries and stakeholders, including local authorities, universities and private sector providers, to ensure that businesses have access to a wide range of energy and resource efficiency solutions.

This is a key role for the organisation and we are looking for an individual with proven experience of working with SMEs in the provision of energy and resource efficiency and support, advice and solutions, with evidence of client account management skills and where possible in the area of grant application assistance and European funding.

The successful candidate must be a strategic thinker, with the ability to monitor and deliver against key criteria and objectives and have a high level of understanding and interest in the energy industry, energy and resource efficiency, environmental issues and government targets relating to energy and resource efficiency.

You will have the ability to research and provide solution to complex issues, be able to communicate confidently at all levels within the organisation, with the ability to present and network successfully with public sector partners and business owners alike, being able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

If you would like further information or would like to apply for the role, please send your up-to-date CV to Abigail Robbins by no later than midday, Monday 18 February 2019.

Should you be successful, interviews will take place on Wednesday, 06 March 2019.

Executive Assistant

Salary: £23,000 (FTE) + benefits

Location: Worcester

Part-time: Circa 30 hours per week

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is a member-led, not for profit organisation which works to support the local business community and our network of members. Being a finalist in the World Chambers Competition, awarded one of the Sunday Times Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work for 2018 and being accredited at Investors in People Gold level, these are exciting times to join the Chamber of Commerce.

We offer an excellent benefits package which includes: 29 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, private healthcare and access to Perkbox discounts. We offer a range of work life balance policies and are an equal opportunities employer.

We now have an opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant to join our team, assisting the Chief Executive and Directors, providing a professional and comprehensive administrative support service.

This role will include promoting a professional image of the Chamber to external members, patrons, stakeholders, customers and Board of Directors, managing the Chief Executive’s diary and arranging appointments to maximise effective use of time.

You will review all Chief Executive correspondence, sifting, sorting, prioritising, initiating first responses where appropriate, selecting correspondence to be delegated for action and chasing to ensure requests are met within the required time scale. You will arrange client meetings, in particular for Patrons, Strategic members, high level prospects and strategic business engagement contract clients, typing up notes and recording on the organisation’s CRM system as required.

You will be required to plan, trigger and ensure the timely preparation and delivery of papers to the Chamber of Commerce Board Directors and maintain accurate records, prepare agendas and papers for Directors meetings and staff briefs and accept all telephone calls to the Chief Executive Office, initiating action as appropriate.

You will also arrange and co-ordinate external events and corporate hospitality events as required, attending where necessary and recording all corporate hospitality and company CSR activity.

In addition to this you will provide assistance to the HR team, in particular with recruitment and appraisal/objective setting.

This is a key role for the organisation and we are looking for an individual with proven experience of working within a similar Executive/Administrative role with experience of engaging and creating relationships with senior business leaders and their PAs, whilst being professional and credible with high levels of personal motivation and having the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.                                

The successful candidate will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Programs, have the ability to manage a wide range of different tasks with developed time management skills and a proven ability to demonstrate appropriate levels of confidentiality and assertiveness when required, communicating confidently at all levels externally and internally.

A full job description for this position is available here.

If you would like further information or would like to apply for the role, please send your up-to-date CV to Kim Franklin by no later than midday, Thursday 07 February 2019.

Should you be successful, interviews will take place during February 2019.

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* for 1-5 employees

Or Contact our Membership Team
goodbusiness@hwchamber.co.uk 01905 673611

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