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We Are UMi

In addition to becoming part of an employee owned business with strong values, making a big difference to our community and the world around us, here are some of the benefits you'll receive:

  • All of our employees have a stake in the business through our Employee Ownership Trust

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays plus a holiday on your birthday (pro rata)

  • Reward and Recognition scheme for recognising exceptional work and innovation 

You can download the full list of benefits on here.

Come and help build something great!

If you wish to apply for any of our available vacancies, please send your covering letter and CV to prior to the closing date specified and make sure you clearly state which vacancy you are applying for.

Your covering letter should detail how your recent experience meets the requirements detailed in the job description and what strengths, knowledge, skills and personal qualities you would bring to the role and UMi.

Salary: £30,000 - £33,000 p.a.
Working Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Place of Work: Spectrum 6, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TT. Will require mobile duties across the North of Tyne area.

We are looking for a Project Adviser to form part of the North of Tyne Growth Fund team. As a Project Adviser you will qualify the aspiration of the businesses to grow (in a manner that will normally lead to increased employment), and then through a detailed diagnosis will work with the businesses to understand the barriers that are currently preventing the growth aspirations from being achieved, and, as importantly to identify growth opportunities.

Once the barriers and opportunities have been identified, you will support the businesses to access the support and resources they need to remove those barriers and take advantage of opportunities. This will involve signposting and introductions to sources of support.

The role will see the successful candidate working with colleagues and external stakeholders to significantly increase engagement with SME’s and promote the take-up of local and national business support programmes, including the North of Tyne Grant Fund, leading to the creation of jobs in the North of Tyne area.

Download the Project Adviser job description.

Closing Date: 5 pm on Friday 27 November 2020.

Salary: Circa £28,000 per annum
Working Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Place of Work: Spectrum 6, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TT.

We are looking for an individual who just loves reaching out and connecting to people to find the very best source of information, expertise and finance for UMi customers and partners, you might even describe them as an Oracle.

Your skills as a communicator and ability to present even the most complex information in different ways will take the hard work out of understanding it and using it for UMi’s customers. You will be the custodian of one of our prized resources - our information and content.
A few of the key responsibilities will be:

  • Development and regular updating of content and articles
  • Manage information effectively ensuring appropriate indexing, tagging and storage to enable it to be accessed in real time by both team members, customers and partners of UMi
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders, partners and customers to identify and nurture new and existing relationships
  • Seek feedback from partners and customers to aid in improving the customer experience of information services
  • Develop and maintain a robust understanding of the market place in which UK businesses operate, providing support to Product Managers to help identify, shape, establish and validate commercial products and services that reflect market needs
  • Development of a robust plan and methodology for the management of content, information, experts and tools

Please refer to the job description for further details on the responsibilities of the role along with the required knowledge, skills and experience.

Download the Information and Relationship Manager job description.

Closing Date: 5 pm on Thursday 3 December 2020

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