Enterprise Coordinator, Leeds

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West Yorkshire Combined AuthorityLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SP1-4 Salary £26,402 - £30,571
Contract term: Permanent

Based in Leeds City Centre, with travel across the region

An exciting opportunity to work directly with senior business leaders to develop employer commitment to education engagement and securing better outcomes for young people in our region…

The role

We are looking to appoint 3 Enterprise Coordinators to work with businesses and schools on the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)’s and Careers and Enterprise Company’s flagship Enterprise Adviser programme in Leeds City Region. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with secondary schools and colleges to connect them with employers and support the creation of innovative and creative new employer engagement opportunities.

The successful candidate will have detailed knowledge and understanding of the school business education landscape and of the issues facing senior leaders in schools and businesses. You will have a proven ability to successfully support and challenge senior leaders in schools, evidence of partnership working and a track record if engaging with business on the skills agenda. We are looking for a highly motivated individuals who are prepared to work flexibly and as part of a growing team in a high-profile and demanding environment – often working to tight deadlines and someone who would want to contribute to making a difference to young people’s employability in Leeds City Region.

The person

  • You will be educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience of working with senior leadership teams in secondary schools.
  • Experience of engaging employers in activities relating to careers and enterprise.
  • Experience of planning and organising workloads to deadlines.

For more information about the work of West Yorkshire Combined Authority please visit www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk  

West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds building an inclusive culture, we welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. In return we can offer a flexible and encouraging environment that will allow you to achieve your best work/life balance and career goals; with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme and a fully funded travel MCard (zone 1-5). We are committed to enabling working parents to progress their careers and will consider requests for flexible working patterns and job share arrangements.

Please note: Whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, each role has career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases on an annual basis.

To submit your application form online please visit

http://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/jobs/ by Monday 18th June

Interviews will be held 25th and 26th June 2018.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact the office on 0113 3481812 and ask to speak to Jane Green or Michelle Hunter

For more information about the work of the Careers and Enterprise Company please visit www.careersandenterprise.co.uk

More information about the Enterprise Adviser Network in Leeds City Region can be found at http://www.the-lep.com/what-we-do/skills/

Given the high volumes of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants, therefore if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.

Candidate information will be retained by West Yorkshire Combined Authority for 6 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

Job location

More about West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Address: Wellington House, 40-50 Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2DE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 251 7272