Business Advisor

5 days left

Dumfries & Galloway Council
£31,458 - £33,861 per year
20 Sep 2016
03 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Business Adviser (5/948)
Based Dumfries with a Region wide Remit
£31,458 - £33,861

Dumfries and Galloway Council are seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced Business Adviser to join their Business Gateway team.

You will be based within the Economic Development Business and Enterprise Team specifically delivering Business Gateway support to clients throughout the region.

You will be required to provide specialist Business advice to the regions small and medium Enterprises (SME’s).

We are seeking a multi-skilled experienced Business Adviser who will focus on supporting business starts and potentially working with a portfolio of existing growing companies. Knowledge of running an owned Business is desirable and a background understanding of rural business and Economic development issues is essential. This post requires you to have experience of supporting business starts and be able to work to specific targets. Ideally you should also have experience of assisting existing businesses to grow in terms of revenue and employment.
Knowledge of Business Gateway and how it supports our local economy would be an advantage.

Working knowledge of the new Scottish Enterprise CRM 2 would be a distinct advantage.

It is also an essential criterion of the post that you have Premier Adviser or equivalent Degree or appropriate business experience. High levels of computer skills (Microsoft Office Packages) are essential.

For informal enquiries please contact David Gardiner, Business Gateway Manager on 01387 808738 or email:

See also:
Business Adviser JD.pdf
Business Adviser PS.pdf