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GBSLEP Growth Hub Office Administrator

The Growth Hub is a publicly funded organisation that enables businesses within the GBSLEP region to get the right advice at the right time to help them grow and be successful. Part of a network of 38 Growth Hubs across England, the service is part-funded by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the European Union Regional Development Fund and Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership.

This is an exciting time to join GBSLEP based in Birmingham. We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Office Administrator to join our busy office team and to provide administration support and solutions across the Growth Hub team.

Further information and how to apply can be found here.

A full job description can be found here.

Closing Date: 28th February 2020

Policy Officers/ Policy Managers – multiple vacancies

At this exciting stage of delivery, our Strategy Department is expanding, and we are recruiting for a number of different roles to help the team to bring about even further impact via delivery of our Strategic Economic Plan (SEP) 2016-2030.

Find further information here.

Deadline: 28th February

Growth Hub Director

This is an exciting and newly defined role. You will be overseeing the delivery of the Growth Hub’s operations; ensuring that it is a place where employees (from all partner organisations) feel energised, committed to delivering the Growth Hub’s strategic ambitions, and supported to do so through the tools and processes in place. The GHD reports directly to the GBSLEP’s Director.

Applications and more information:

Head of PMO

This is an exciting and newly defined role reporting to Programme Director, you will be responsible for establishing and running the Project Management Office with the objective of ensuring all projects are delivered within the agreed scope, time, cost and quality.

This role will oversee a portfolio of c80 external projects with both strategy and programme delivery, providing expert knowledge and support in monitoring and reporting progress and the status of the portfolio.

Applications and more information:

Recruitment of Governance Officer

The GBSLEP is recruiting for the role of Governance Officer, providing operational support to the Head of Governance ensuring that the GBSLEP meets high standards of governance and probity in all its activities and providing excellent administrative support to the Board and Leadership team.

A full job description can be downloaded here.

Applications can be made by sending a CV and cover letter to

GBSLEP Executive Job Opportunities

GBSLEP is entering a period of substantial and exciting organisational change. The team comprises of passionate individuals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, fostering an environment of independent thinking to achieve a common aim. GBSLEP offer the opportunity for all of its employees to lead from the front to positively influence commercial direction of the organisation.

This is an exciting time to join GBSLEP, having recently transferred from Birmingham City Council to a stand alone limited company we are developing our people strategy to attract, retain and develop our people to be the very best they can be.

Find out more about available roles and how to apply here. 

Innovation Challenge Forum

To help us meet our goals GBSLEP is seeking to set up an Innovation Challenge Forum (ICF) (comprised of a pool of practitioners we can draw upon to review incoming proposals) who are the first line of engagement and potential customers for innovative products or services (e.g. NHS, local authority, corporates, entrepreneurs, SMEs and interest groups) and academic experts to bring a stronger ‘market voice’ to stimulate and prioritise demand-led innovation activities in line with the GBSLEP Strategic Economic Plan (SEP).

To establish the ICF, GBSLEP is inviting expressions of interest from innovation experts to act in a non-executive advisory capacity tasked with reviewing and ranking innovation proposals.

Read the full candidate brief here.

How to apply

Expressions of interest are invited from suitable individuals in line with the Role Description and Person Specification (in the above candidate brief). In addition applicants are invited to submit a short CV (no more than 3 pages).

The expression of interest form can be downloaded here.

Applications should be submitted electronically to and marked ‘ICF Member Expression of Interest’ in the subject line. Alternatively, please post your application to: GBSLEP, Ground Floor, Baskerville House, Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2ND. Expressions of interest are also welcome from individuals based outside of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull region.