Business Adviser - Growth

Division: Business Wales

Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum

Location: South Wales (Bridgend)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Business Advisers form key elements for Business Wales service that provides first class business support to Welsh SMEs on behalf of the Welsh Government, funded by the European Regional Development Fund and delivered by Growth Partnership Wales (GPW), a partnership of Business in Focus, Antur Teifi and Peninsula Enterprise (PE).

Business Advisers will work with “Growth” businesses to assist in their development to overcome specific barriers they are experiencing either as “Start ups” or if they are already trading. It is essential for the successful candidate to have knowledge of complex business plans, have run their own business or managed at a senior level. Business Advisers will work directly with clients on a 1-2-1 basis to identify key issues that they can assist the client with either directly or through support of their private and public networks.

Some of the key attributes that the Business Adviser will possess are:

  • Ability to utilize experience and knowledge to identify barriers to growth
  • Can deliver or assist in workshops and seminars that will assist growth businesses develop their knowledge and skills
  • Project plan specific support for clients in a timely and relevant manner
  • Strong ability to interact effectively with people at all levels
  • A driving licence and use of own vehicle is essential for this position.

As well as an engaging workload Business in Focus also offer the below benefits:

  • Salary up to £35,000 per annum
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increased annual leave entitlement annually after every two completed years of service, this is capped at 30 days)
  • 6% non-contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible modern working practies such as TOIL, 6 late starts or early finishes per annum (worth two hours each)
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Company mobile and laptop
  • Company outings such as team away day and Christmas party

After successful completion of probation period:

  • Income protection
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Death in service


To view the full Job Description and Person Specification please click here.

Business in Focus is an equal opportunities employer.



Business in Focus is an equal opportunities employer.

1. Promote Equality and Diversity by ensuring the Business Wales contract processes are compliant and consistently inclusive. Provide any information and training that may be required to achieve this.

2. Maintain an up to date awareness, training and CPD of equality & diversity issues and how to professionally deliver an inclusive service to all clients.

3. Deliver and develop an inclusive service in line with the Business in Focus values and Welsh Government contractual requirements.


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Business in Focus Limited | Registered Address: Units 14/15, Bocam Park Old Field Road, Pencoed, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, Wales, CF35 5LJ |
Company Registration No: 02553654 | Registered in Wales | VAT No: 540 8347 48