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Business Growth Officer

  • Location:

    East London

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £25.50 per annum

  • Contact:

    Katie Ore

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    5 month

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


London Borough of Merton

Akton recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Business Growth Officer to join the team of London Borough of Merton.

This post will be supporting Merton's economic recovery measures following Covid-19. This will include supporting the programme manager in:

  • responding to government measures to help Merton businesses recover
  • The re-opening the High Street safely actions including creating a strong message around "shop local, shop safe"
  • Developing the Local Plans in response to Covid-19, feeding into the Master Plans for Wimbledon and Morden Town Centre
  • Affordable workspace development and implementation of the south London Knowledge Exchange programme
  • Implementing a jobs brokerage and youth offer in partnership with the DWP.
  • Promoting the Work and Health programme - Better Working Futures

We are looking for a self-starter with strong communication skills, a knowledge of local government legislation and a willingness to build relationships through the established Merton Partnership

Important information

£25.50 (PAYE)

5 Months Contract possibly going (perm)

Full Time