Berkshire LEP is a strategic collaboration between business, local government and academia focused on accelerating sustainable and economic growth, job creation and raising workforce skills within Berkshire. Working with our partners, we provide leadership for a connected, collaborative, skilled Berkshire economy in order deliver growth in our area and the UK.
The Director of Corporate Resources and Finance will oversee a newly formed directorate to lead and manage the corporate services of the LEP including corporate governance, finance, communications, contract and project management and business operations overseeing outsourced services including Accountancy and Audit, Legal and IT .
The Director of Corporate Resources and Finance leads work activities that will significantly contribute to the operation of the Berkshire LEP as outlined above. The role will also be responsible for the completion of statutory documents such as the annual report, annual accounts and other reports and returns required by strategic partners, government and/or corporate law. The postholder will be responsible for strategic business planning, including the development of the Annual Business and Financial Plans and financial forecasts and will be responsible for the company Risk Register. A key requirement will be the oversight of the Berkshire Funding Escalator, a financial instrument to provide an evergreen loan fund to SMEs.
Other information for candidates
The Berkshire Impact Report 2022 https://www.thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk/2022-impact-report/
The Berkshire LEP website https://www.thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk/
The Berkshire Prospectus Berkshire Prospectus 2023
The Berkshire Skills Report Berkshire Skills Report 2022
Berkshire Business Growth Hub https://berkshiregrowthhub.co.uk
Berkshire Opportunities https://www.berkshireopportunities.co.uk
You can download the role profile and view additional information via the links below.DOWNLOAD WELCOME LETTER ORGANISATION STRUCTURE Vision, Mission & Values Employee Handbook
Closing date – Friday 9th June 2023
Longlist meeting – 15th June 2023
Technical interviews – w/c 26th June 2023
Shortlist meeting – w/c 3rd July 2023
1:1s with CEX – w/c 10th July 2023
Final interviews – w/c 17th July 2023
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