Business Engagement Co-ordinator - Construction & Built Environment, Leeds

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Leeds College of BuildingLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term



Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum 

Hours: 37 hours per week 

Contract: Fixed term to 31st October 2021

Leeds College of Building, in conjunction with WYCC is part of a collaborative bid to develop the skills construction businesses are looking for in the Leeds City Region. The project will develop creative and innovative skills provision approaches that ensure skills gaps are addressed, development of technical and higher apprenticeships and supporting SMEs to engage with skills at a local level.

As Business Engagement Co-ordinator you will play a critical role in supporting the Transformation Manager and Business Engagement Manager in the delivery of the project through administrative tasks, but also in your approach to working collaboratively across the project and as a wider support that links businesses and providers together.

You should have a proven track record of co-ordinating activities at this level, including experience of keeping effective auditable records. You should also possess excellent communication skills and the ability to proactively target employers and organisations to ensure successful business engagement. It is essential that you possess excellent organisational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and to demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail. Additionally, you should have a Level 3 qualification or equivalent. 

In return, we offer a warm and welcoming college with an excellent benefits package that includes:

• A 25-day annual leave entitlement, plus 8 bank holidays and 6 college closure days (plus an additional 5 days leave after 5 years of service with us).

• A well-respected pension scheme (West Yorkshire Pension Fund).

• Free parking at all of our College sites (on a first come first served basis).

• Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working.

• Superb opportunities for training and development.

So, if you’d like to be part of a unique organisation that supports one of the largest employment sectors in the UK, we’d love to hear from you.

Please note that all applications should be completed online.  Please visit the vacancies section of our website at   CV’s will not be accepted. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 13th September 2019 at 4.00pm 

Please note this position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the ‘Prevent Duty’ and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments.

This post is part funded by the European Social Fund. 

More about Leeds College of Building
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: North Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7QT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 222 6000
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Following incorporation on 1 April 1993, the College became independent of the Local Education Authority and is now mainly funded, approximately (75%) directly through the Learning and Skills Council (LS...