Job Description

Job Title:
Business Support Manager
Business/Function:
Business Support
Reports to:
Adrian Murphy
Location:
Kings Norton
1. Job Purpose
International Synergies Ltd is recognised as a world leader in industrial symbiosis, industrial ecology and innovation. It
continually adapts and evolves to meet the challenges and business opportunities of these markets. International Synergies’
employees will be expected to take on additional tasks and responsibilities, in agreement with their line manager, as business
opportunities develop. The main purpose of the role is to lead in the delivery of International Synergies’ projects to agreed
Key Performance indicators.
2. Principal Accountabilities
 Delivery of outputs and KPI’s to defined business targets
 Work as part of the business support team to support and deliver KPI.
 Prepare reports as required
 Support activities in relation to regional government stakeholders regulatory bodies and other stakeholders where appropriate
 Assist in the development of team members through training and coaching
 Support the development and delivery of the goals and objectives of International Synergies and identify new opportunities for the business
 Monitor and stay abreast of business activities within the appropriate network, making recommendations for improvement and development
where necessary
 Represent International Synergies in meetings as required
 Review and evaluate progress against business delivery targets by effective project management
 Assist in developing, researching, compiling and analysing supporting data
 Perform administrative duties requiring attention to detail and analysis
 Provide support and advice to other International Synergies’ projects as required
General
 Carry out other duties as required by the programme’s management
 Travel as necessary to deliver requirements of the role
 Deputise for ISL staff as and when required
Job Context / Key Challenges
o Principal responsibility for delivery of some of International Synergies’ projects
o Delivery of business plan
Knowledge and Experience (Knowledge and experience needed for satisfactory
performance of the job)
Key attributes:
 Results driven, excellent time and project management skills.
 Good general management skills
 Team leadership & people development capability
 Highly developed interpersonal skills, excellent oral presentation and written skills
 Strong influencing and communication skills
 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
 Commercially minded
 Excellent knowledge of regional government regulatory bodies
Knowledge:
 Practical knowledge of Project Management Tools
 Management skills and leadership best practices
 Appreciation of environmental legislation
 Understanding of commercial drivers within business
 Understanding of how to engage with private and public sector organisations
 Bid writing
Qualifications:
 Preferably qualified to first degree level, or equivalent qualifications, and/or with suitable relevant
industry experience and expertise.
 Clean driving license and own transport
Experience:
 Relevant industrial sectoral or technical experience.