Person Specification

We welcome applications and would like to hear from you if you can demonstrate the following experience, skills and personal qualities:


  • An experienced and credible business leader, with a recognised profile in the Enterprise M3 region, and a passion for promoting business success


  • The ability to articulate a compelling vision, shape strategy, and encourage fresh thinking and innovative solutions


  • Outstanding communication and influencing skills, with the ability to capture hearts and minds, forge consensus across partners, and build support for Enterprise M3’s priorities


  • The skills and confidence to manage relationships with the media, and to represent Enterprise M3 in a range of different local and national settings


  • An existing network of business relationships in the Enterprise M3 region, with the ability to develop new relationships and broker new partnerships across the private, public and non-profit sectors


  • Experience of managing boards and committees, with the ability to lead and inspire a large and diverse board, composed of a complex mix of stakeholders from business, local government and education


  • The ability to scrutinise and improve organisational performance, from a non-executive position


  • A strong understanding of one or more of the following: clean growth and decarbonisation; innovation, entrepreneurship and trade; job creation and skills; digital; transport and smart mobility; town centres and housing.