Business Advisor, East Ham

Salary:  £33,305 per annum

Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 232297

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Protocol is delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Business Advisor in East Ham, London. To deliver robust business support and capacity building to entrepreneurs and small, micro, medium enterprises based in the Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Newham, and Havering, aimed at improving their knowledge, skills and application of digital business tools and processes within their business.

You will need an Enhanced DBS ideally on the update service.

Salary:  £33,305 per annum

The person & qualifications

  • A relevant L3 (minimum) academic or vocational qualification Essential
  • GCSE English and Maths grade 5+ (or equivalent) – Essential
  • Excellent key account management skills
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Excellent networking, influencing and negotiation skills at all levels
  • A good understanding of the SME business landscape, particularly in the Local London sub-region


  • Recruit, develop and rapidly volume-grow a material and diverse portfolio of entrepreneurs and SME accounts sufficient to enable the metrics
  • Provide high quality advice, guidance, and training to SME clients, providing a key supporting role in developing their businesses either in a one-to-one or one-to-many basis
  • Support the achievement of all associated diversity and borough/funder-specific metrics
  • Demonstrate proficiency in digital business tools and provide advice and support to SMEs to access specialist digital support and training

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs


The legal bit…

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.