Current Vacancies

Please see below for the full list of current vacancies at Allia.

There are currently 4 vacancies. Please click the job title to jump to full role descriptions and how to apply.

Peterborough:

Business Development Manager – Fixed Term Contract, 1 year, 3 days/21 hours per week, £30,600.00 pro rata

Centre Assistant – FT, £15,000-£16,500 PA

Catering Apprentice

Cambridge:

Reception/ Administration Apprentice


Business Development Manager – Fixed Term Contract – 1 year

Location – Future Business Centre, London Road, Peterborough, PE2 8AN

Hours – Part time 3 days/21 hours per week

Salary – £30,600.00 pro rata – £18,360.00

Reports to – Centre Manager, Peterborough

This post is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Stakeholder Engagement / Relationship Building (approximately 2.5 days/week)
  • You will identify and actively engage with key stakeholders in and around Peterborough for the purpose of mapping, developing and facilitating the wider understanding of Allia and the Future Business Centre by these stakeholders.
  • You will identify and recruit suitable entrepreneurs and businesses onto the Serious Impact programme.
  • You will provide support and coordination, alongside the Centre Manager, to Peterborough-based staff ensuring that the CRM is kept up-to-date with correct contact and ownership information ensuring that the CRM is being used effectively by the team for engagement activities.
  • You will act as a spokesperson and ambassador for the FBCP and Allia and help promote Allia’s events and services in Peterborough.
  • It is expected that you will spend an appropriate amount of time at networking events, seminars, workshops and conferences in Peterborough identifying opportunities, logging these in the CRM, and then making appropriate follow-ups.
  • You will identify opportunities for stakeholders and external companies to utilise free and paid services offered by Allia, including events, services workspace, co-working/hotdesking, virtual offices, Grow Kitchen + Bar, Innovation Lab and conference & meeting space.
  1. Engaging with Peterborough’s Skills Agenda (approximately 0.5 days/week)
  • To identify projects, events or training that can further Allia’s enterprise support outreach to new audiences including young people, female entrepreneurs and migrant communities.
  • To support the STEM Fest and Careers Fairs to raise aspiration in young people and to showcase relevant programmes within Allia that promote entrepreneurship as a complementary pathway to further and higher education.
  • You will support Allia in seeking further opportunities to provide support that can be delivered. This includes support for The Peterborough Skills Agenda, outreach and engagement with education and academic institutions including schools, colleges, UTC and University Centre, as well as other projects where there are opportunities for Allia to be involved or deliver enterprise support.
  1. Other
  • You will assist Allia by undertaking any such activities as may be reasonably requested.
  • You will work closely with all areas of the organisation, but particularly with the Centre Manager for FBC Peterborough, the Director of Enterprise Support, Marketing & Communications Manager and Allia’s Business Advisors.

For further information please click on the link below:

Business Development Manager

To apply please send a covering letter along with your CV including contact details of two referees to recruitment@allia.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th April 2017


 

Centre Assistant

Location – Future Business Centre, London Road, Peterborough, PE2 8AN

Hours – Full time (35 hours per week)

Salary – £15,000 per annum rising to £16,500 upon successful completion of a 3 month probationary period

We are looking to find a Centre Assistant to join our team to help run our reception, deliver a five-star customer service to tenants and visitors, and play an integral role in establishing the Centre as one of Peterborough’s premier business centres.

You will be able to bring great people skills, a positive attitude and the confidence to take on new tasks and projects with minimal supervision. These roles will represent the face of the Future Business Centre and our friendly, supportive, professional and positive approach.

Job Description

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Delivering reception services during our core hours of 8.30am-5.30pm, including receiving, directing and responding to all calls, messages, sorting incoming and outgoing mail and assisting tenants.
  • Assisting with tasks outside of core hours which may require early starts, late finishes and occasional weekend working.
  • Greeting and directing visitors and dealing with queries from tenants, visitors, customers and the general public.
  • Taking enquires, managing bookings and organising the delivery of conference and meeting room bookings to include setting up spaces for bookings with the movement of furniture to the desired layout, generating invoices and taking card payments.
  • Managing tenant information through our management information system.
  • Monitoring, and reporting on, maintenance issues in the building, including having responsibility for the reception area and the conference/meeting rooms.
  • Co-ordinating conference/meeting catering.
  • Provide front-of-house assistance during the lunch period in the onsite Bistro including taking orders and operating the till.
  • Providing general administrative support to the reception and operations team i.e. processing applications, filing, photo-copying, scanning and purchasing supplies.
  • Ensuring the Centre’s appearance is maintained to a high standard, liaising with our cleaning and maintenance contractors, to ensure the safety, welfare and expectations of our tenants and visitors at all times.
  • Promoting, encouraging and assisting in building a community spirit at the Centre.
  • Any other task that is deemed as appropriate and within the competence of the individual.

For further information, please click the link below:

Centre Assistant Job Advert

To apply please send a covering letter along with your CV including contact details of two referees to recruitment@allia.org.uk


Catering Apprentice

Location – Future Business Centre, Peterborough

Hours – Full Time (35 hours – 08:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch each day). Although it is recognised that additional hours may be required during the week and occasional evening/weekend work may be necessary.

Salary – £125 per week / £6,500.00 per annum.

Reports to – Catering Manager

We have a new and exciting opportunity at Allia for a Catering Apprentice to work alongside the Catering Manager and Catering Assistant in our brand new Bistro within the Future Business Centre. The Bistro aims to deliver a high quality catering experience for tenants whilst playing an integral role in establishing the facility as one of Peterborough’s premier venues for business meetings and events.

You will be able to bring a strong desire for a career in a kitchen environment and be passionate about learning new skills and gaining experience in a workplace. We are looking for a self-motivated, individual with a positive attitude ready to embrace a new challenge working in a dedicated team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will work with the Catering Manager and Catering Assistant to ensure the strategy and vision for The Bistro and its activities are achieved.
  • You will assist to ensure that the Bistro meets all legal, health and safety and food hygiene requirements.
  • You will assist in the preparation, cooking, presentation, organisation and serving of all meals, buffets, other food and beverages.
  • You shall interact with customers and the Allia team, helping to deliver their requirements using both verbal and written communication.
  • You will ensure that the kitchen, servery and Bistro areas are kept clean and tidy to include sweeping, mopping and washing up.
  • You will assist Allia by undertaking any such activities as may be reasonably required.

For further information, please click on the link below:

Catering Apprentice FBCP

To apply please send your covering letter along with your CV including contact details of two referees to recruitment@allia.org.uk


Reception/ Administration Apprentice

Location – Future Business Centre, King’s Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY

Hours – Full Time 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8.30 am – 4.30 pm with 1 hour for lunch. Occasional evening/ weekend work may be required.

Salary – £127.50 per week / £6,630.00 per annum.

Reports to – Centre Team Leader

Allia is looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to join a small, friendly reception team at the new and innovative Future Business Centre in Cambridge. The centre delivers workspace and enterprise support to businesses, and runs a busy conferencing and events programme.

The role, which includes reception and general administration duties, will be varied and challenging, with lots of room to develop. It will suit a reliable, professional applicant, with excellent communication skills, and an interest in conferencing/events/reception or administration.

Allia is an expanding organisation with a focus on internal career progression, and there is the possibility of permanent employment afterwards, either in this role or a similar role elsewhere in the organisation.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • To greet and direct visitors.
  • To deal with queries in person and over the phone from tenants, guests, visitors and others.
  • To assist with delivering reception and office services during core opening hours.
  • To assist with booking and organising conferences and meetings.
  • To monitor property issues.
  • To provide admin support to the reception and Centre Management teams.
  • To take part in appropriate training and staff development.
  • To perform other duties appropriate to the job as required.

For further information please click on the link below:

FBC Cambridge Reception and Admin Apprentice March 2017

To apply please send your covering letter and CV to recruitment@allia.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 31st March 2017