Senior Management Team
The Entrepreneur in Residence will deliver key enterprise projects for both Business Launchpad (BLP) and Trident Business Centre(TBC) on time and in budget. In particular, the successful candidate will take the lead on developing a sustainable social enterprise / business model for our new Battersea location at Cauis House in line with our strategic goals.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
A) Battersea Project
B) Battersea Project – Outreach
C) Monitoring and Reporting
Hours (per week):
Chief Operations Manager
BLP’s Battersea Team
Role Purpose and Role Dimensions:
To be responsible for the set up of BLP’s trading arm in Battersea.
To develop an effective business model for BLP’s Battersea project.
To assume leadership of the space (Caius House Battersea).
Commitment to Diversity:
To take individual and collective professional responsibility for championing the Business Launchpad’s diversity agenda, proactively implementing initiatives which secure equality of access and outcomes. Commit to continual development of personal understanding of diversity.
Key External Contacts:
Caius House staff and Board, Battersea Power Station,
Wandsworth Council, Trident Business Centre Clients and Business Launchpad Alumnis.
Key Internal Contacts:
Staff within Caius House Battersea, BLP Staff Tooting, Finance Department, Operations Department, Impact and Development Team.
Reporting to the Finance Manager and liaising with the rest of the finance team.
This post is open to new ways of working and you will be required to comply with BLP’s guidance on home, flexible and mobile working including the use of electronic equipment.
Equalities and Diversity
Health and Safety
Contribute as an effective and collaborative team member
This will involve:
Head of Coaching
To provide, in consultation with the Head of Coaching a high quality start up business coaching, planning, training and development programme for Pre-start and Post-start up clients aged 16-30, with a focus to young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET). Experience in coaching and either running your own business currently or previously or working with start-ups is essential.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
A) Coaching Service
·Deliver BLP’s coaching service which includes coaching clients at various business stages, performing initial assessments and responding to enquiries
·Develop relationships with coaching providers and other key partners and offer complementary enterprise and coaching support where needed
B) Client Coaching
·Provide coaching support to help to improve leadership skills and furnish young people with the skills needed to overcome life and business challenges
·Maintain up to date professional knowledge and information pertaining to the start-up and development of a business or social enterprise
·Provide quality information and / or guidance with the aim of facilitating clients in starting their own business or social enterprise
·Refer clients to external specialist advice as and when required to meet client need
·Have a good understanding of the barriers faced by young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET).
·Evaluate the development progress of clients to increase quality of service
C) Client Training
·Organise and/or deliver start-up business trainings and group coaching programmes
·Contribute to the development and review of client support materials where required
D) Southwark and Battersea Project
·To work with the senior management team in supporting the development and delivery of the Battersea and Southwark projects.
·To provide in a prescribed format, monthly statistics for all support provided to clients
·To review with the Head of Coaching on a regular basis, the progress of individual clients
·To review with the Head of Coaching regularly, the performance of the programme against targets
·To provide activity reports indicating how time has been spent in delivering the outputs on the project
·Participate in evaluation, report writing and the development of exit strategies where appropriate
·To assist with social media and marketing of BLP and TBC
·To abide by BLP’s data protection policies as governed by GDPR
·Any other duties appropriate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post, for which the post holder has the necessary experience and/or training
Trident Business Centre is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.