The Head of Enterprise is a senior role within the broad Economic Development function of the Local Authority. The Head of Enterprise will lead a team charged with delivering a high standard quality system of coordinated and cohesive State support to the micro and small business sector. They will work to ensure an ‘enterprise-friendly’ city and county for companies and individuals setting up or expanding their businesses and will lead a team to support enterprise and economic development.
This is a key position within the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) structure of the Local Authority. The successful candidate will be required to make a significant contribution to the development and implementation of a strategic plan to support enterprise, entrepreneurship and job creation at a local level. Success will be measured by ensuring that the LEO serves as a First Stop Shop to provide services to start grow and develop micro and small business in Waterford.