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Investment Associate

  • Employer: Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
  • Reference: I&D/24/282549
  • Published: Thu 30/05/2024, 16:36 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 13/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,171 - £50,097
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: No 1 Mann Island, Liverpool, Merseyside

Role overview:

We are looking for a passionate Investment Associate to join LCRCA’s Investment and Delivery Directorate to help develop and invest in people and skills, business growth and innovation projects. We’re seeking candidates with a keen interest in business support, people and skills and innovation projects to deliver against current and future pipeline. Recent activity includes the delivery of £44m pipeline for UK Shared Prosperity Fund, working on Investment Zones and an ambitious pipeline of specialist business support.

We are looking for people who are passionate about supporting the aims of the Combined Authority, who are self-starting, highly motivated and possess willingness to go the extra mile. Our team comes from a range of backgrounds and experience, including finance, legal, property development and management, and social economy gained in a variety of private and public sector roles.

You will support on the develop projects from concept through to structuring, execution and into delivery, working as part of a team and on your own initiative. You will engage with key regional stakeholders, build strong relationships, and use your ideas and experience to shape policy and delivery.

 

Key role and responsibilities:

You will support the identification, development and assembly of projects, in support of the Combined Authority’s objectives in the Liverpool City Region. This would include the following responsibilities:

  • Engaging with businesses, public authorities, third sector organisations, investors, stakeholder/membership groups and colleagues to identify new project
  • Managing project opportunities from conceptualisation to delivery by agreeing ownership, funding, operational, legal and other key elements (supported by CA internal departments and external consultants as necessary).
  • Supporting assessment of the economic, social and environmental impacts of projects under consideration.
  • With active support from senior team members, managing projects and relationships.
  • Providing advice to decision-makers on projects’ deliverability, risks, and critical success factors.

 

Required skills and knowledge:

  • Relevant professional experience, preferably in Business, Innovation or Skills environment
  • Experience of engaging with diverse project stakeholders in the context of delivering publicly funded business growth, innovation and skills projects*
  • Experience of contributing to a high-performance culture
  • A commitment to the LCR and an understanding of its stakeholders
  • An ability to demonstrate our core values, including a commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

 

What we can offer you:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme contributions between 5.5% and 12.5%
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 29 days as well as bank holidays and the option to buy 5 additional days.
  • Free travel around Liverpool City Region with an All-Zone Metro card worth £1,450 per year plus All Zones Off Peak Trio ticket for your spouse or partner
  • Flexible and hybrid working with role dependent overtime and enhanced pay.
  • 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family and Free counselling services
  • Corporate discounts at council-owned gyms
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Coaching, mentoring, apprenticeships, and professional qualifications including paid membership fees and even a £1k interest free learning loan for any non-job-related learning.

If you think you match the job description and our values then click on the link to apply, indicating how you meet the person specification.

 

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for all candidates who met the essential criteria in the job description and who have declared that they: have a disability, are from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background, are a member of a reservist or have close family links to a member of the Armed Forces as we are under-represented by people from these communities.

 

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

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  • Role Description
  • Employer: Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
  • Reference: I&D/24/282549
  • Published: Thu 30/05/2024, 16:36 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 13/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,171 - £50,097
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: No 1 Mann Island, Liverpool, Merseyside

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