Job Opportunities: Devon County Council is seeking to recruit 2 x Team Managers to its Business Support and Innovation service (application deadline: Sunday 6th March 2022)

Devon County Council is currently seeking to recruit to 2 Team Manager positions in its Economy, Enterprise & Skills Business Support & Innovation Team. Both posts are full-time and permanent.

Please share details with anyone in your networks who might be interested in finding out more about the role and/or applying. The deadline for applications is Sunday 6th March 2022. Many thanks to Heather Hillman, Group Manager in the Economy, Enterprise and Skills service at Devon County Council, for providing details of these opportunities. Heather is happy to have an informal chat about the role with anyone who is interested on 01392 383000 or email Heather at

The job advertisement reads:

Job Opportunity: Project and Programmes Manager (Business Support and Innovation) at Devon County Council (2 posts)

o Salary: £37,890 to £41,881 per annum.
o Appointment: full-time, permanent.
o Organisation: Devon County Council.
o Work Location: Exeter, EX2 4QD.
o Hours: 37 per week.
o DBS check required: no.
o Closing date: for applications: Sunday 6th March 2022.
o Interview date: Monday 14th March 2022.

“Are you ready for a challenge?”
“Passionate about supporting Devon’s businesses and enterprise sectors?”
“Do you want a leadership role within an amazing team of people?”

“We are looking for two experienced, driven, and highly organised individuals to join the Business Support and Innovation, Projects and Programmes team as the Team manager, sitting within the Heart of the South West Trading Standards and BSI team here at Devon County Council. This is an exciting role, with the opportunity to be proactive, creative, autonomous and instrumental in the design of future business and sector support projects and programmes in Devon and across the wider Heart of the South West.

Business Support and Innovation (Projects and Programmes) is a dynamic team delivering grants, business & social enterprise support and sector development across Devon and the Heart of the South West. We are a fast-moving team where flexibility, professionalism and practicality are key to maximise opportunities for our local economy in a changing strategic landscape.

“We are at an exciting and pivotal time as we implement recovery programmes, bid for funding from a wide range of sources and play our part in Levelling up and delivering Shared Prosperity. The Team managers will have a key role to play in the design, and delivery of innovative business support across Devon, and more widely.”

Further details about the posts and the qualities Devon County Council is looking for in candidates, together with details about working for Devon County Council and its Core Principles and Behaviours Framework can be found on the Devon Jobs website.