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
5 Months Contract possibly going (perm)