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Enterprise Partnership Officer

North Yorkshire County Council
North Yorkshire
£36,370 - £40,578
Closing date
5 Jun 2022
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Who we are.

The York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is a public-private partnership charged with driving economic growth and prosperity across York and North Yorkshire. We are one of 38 LEPs in the national LEP Network.

The LEP acts as a bridge between businesses and the public sector. We set the strategic direction for government investment in our region to drive good growth in our economy and bring forward every opportunity for people, places and businesses to thrive. Our vision is for York and North Yorkshire to become a greener, fairer, stronger economy. More information can be found on our website.

The Role

Enterprise Partnership Officers support Senior Managers in the delivery of Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) activity, working closely alongside partners and stakeholders.

This role provides capacity to take forward the LEP agenda, help to deliver projects that help to grow the York and North Yorkshire economy and fulfil the priority objectives of the Local Enterprise Partnership. The role will be delivery focused working across trade, investment and infrastructure.

You will be facilitating the development of exciting programmes and projects that deliver economic benefits for York and North Yorkshire. This includes directly shaping & supporting responses to regional investment opportunities.

Working dynamically as part of a fast paced, results driven team to ensure that projects and programmes are delivered effectively with maximum impact is crucial.

If you have the passion to make a lasting impact to York & North Yorkshire then we would like to hear from you.

What you will bring…

To be successful you must have an understanding of business growth needs, have the ability to work dynamically to effect change, be able to plan and research information; and utilise data to create plans and develop new ways of working. Have a proven track record in building and influencing people and converse effectively with internal and external clients and stakeholders (public & private sectors).

You must be a strategic thinker and an exceptional communicator both written and oral as well as being able to establish and develop positive working relations.

Flexible working arrangements to suit you.

We offer high quality, high profile work with various flexible working arrangements. We also offer flexi-time for those who work over their hours. As an organisation, we strongly believe in promoting a work life balance, with flexible working opportunities and modern technology you will be able to

deliver your role to suit both your personal and our business needs. You will also benefit from homeworking with a requirement to work from the office as needed.


If applying for this post as a secondment opportunity, please ensure that you discuss and seek permission from your line manager before applying. Approval will be sought from the releasing authority to ensure that any secondee can be released on a secondment basis. All secondments are subject to the terms of the agreed joint approach to secondments, detailed within our LGR partnership agreement. Please note that the terms of the LGR partnership agreement apply only to posts identified as part of the move to a unitary authority. For all other posts, existing secondment protocols apply

Benefits for Working for us.

We offer exceptional company benefits such as salary sacrifice schemes in technology & professional qualifications.

You will also benefit from a variety of competitive employee rewards such as generous leave entitlement and local government pension scheme. We also offer discounted retail offers and health schemes to name but a few. More information is found in our Total Rewards Brochure.


For an informal conversation about the role please contact David Ryden on 07427 719682 

It is important your supporting evidence is written in line with the person specification regarding “business & infrastructure”

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


The County of North Yorkshire is the largest County in England and Wales. Within the county are 598 square miles of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and 530 square miles of the North York Moors National Park. The county is included in the Yorkshire and Humberside Region.

Whilst the economy of the County has traditionally been dependent on agriculture and tourism, there is a fast growing high technology base and this, together with other forms of light manufacturing industry, is of increasing importance. The County Council has an active policy of economic development and the predominantly rural character of the County is highly attractive to high technology businesses as well as the traditional industries of farming, food production and tourism. The County contains several centres of great historic interest, market towns that invite light industrial development, the modern coalfield area in the South, scenic, lightly populated upland areas and the extensive lowland area in the Vale of York.

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0845 872 7374
County Hall
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
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