Business Development Heritage Engineering

Business Development Heritage Engineering


Main Title of project Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology CIC – ESF Skills for Growth Programme
Job Ref MCMT_ESF_Procured_05
Value (approx) £25,000
European Social Fund Support This roles is part funded by the ESF2.2 Marches Skills for Growth Programme
Planned Start Date 01January 2021
Planned Finish Date 31Dec22
Deadline date for submission of completed tenders 20th December 2020
Summary of opportunity Business Development Advisor (Heritage Engineering)
Background “ESF in England is investing in jobs and skills – focusing on people who need support the most and helping them fulfil their potential”:


MCMT has been established as an Industry Led engineering technology training facility, with a vision of “Inspiring Engineers for a Changing World”.


MCMT is engaged with a European Social Fund program of Skills for Growth (Priority 2.2), with a delivery profile from 01Jan19 to 31Dec21. We are currently undergoing an appraisal with DWP to extend the project from 1st January 2021 until 31st December 2022


This role relates to the extension of the project and will start 1st January 2021. The contract will only be awarded if approval has been given via DWP to extend the project.


The outcomes of the program are to deliver 100 SME business support activities in Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin to engage businesses in growing skills, and 75 SME’s in same region to progress further skills training and/or apprenticeships.


Opportunity details This role is for: A Business Development Adviser in Heritage Engineering:

To provide SME’s in Heritage engineering skills support support and complete on Organisational Needs Analysis with them.


Engage with SME’s across Shropshire and Telford in heritage engineering and new technologies and skills.


Provide skills to employees of the heritage engineering sector


Complete all necessary paperwork in line with ESF guidance


Build relationships with new SME’s in Shropshire and Telford through networking.


The role may also support SME businesses in to engage  potential engineers in clubs in heritage skills, STEM activities and access to engineering apprentices.


Tenders are required to state day rates, inclusive of salary costs only.


The work will be carried out 1 day per week over the 2 year period.  (Approx. 50 weeks per year)



Application process To request the quotation pack please contact Amy Farley on or 07388990716.

Please state:

1)    Your experience relevant to this role

2)    Your proposal for activities to be delivered in this role

3)    Your availability to take on this role

4)    Your day rate / contract rate to deliver this role

5)    Whether you require rental of office space at MCMT

6)    Confirmation you are willing and able to complete time sheets to justify the ESF claims and audit

7)    Referees


Interviews for this role are due to take place at MCMT or via Zoom on Tuesday 15th December 2020.

The contract will only be awarded if the approval is given from DWP to extend the current project.


Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
Growth Deals
European Union Regional Development Fund
Midlands Engine