Business Gateway Adviser, Caithness/North Sutherland/Flexible – HGH16935

Job Description

Post Title: Business Gateway Adviser
Location: Flexible Office-based and home. The current geographic area covered by this post is Caithness and North Sutherland.
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £37,146 – £ 40,258 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Danny Gallagher Tel: 01463 702289

Job Purpose: Provision of one-to-one business advisory services to pre-starts, start-ups, existing and growing businesses. Represent Business Gateway as a professional, accessible, and flexible service making a significant contribution to the local economy.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Desirable to hold a Degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.

Desirable to hold a qualification in business management.

Business accreditation and/or a training qualification desirable.

Full driving licence.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications for office functions and presentations.

Familiarity with social media.

Experience in the delivery of business support, advice and training.

Experience of enterprise/development agency work or financial services.

Tagged as: Business Gateway, North Highlands, The Highland Council