The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is a partnership between the seven Further Education Colleges in West Yorkshire. In 2016, the 7 colleges developed a new Joint Venture that unites the region’s further education sector to work together to help improve the skills of the local workforce and ultimately improve productivity across the Leeds City Region. As a result, the WYCC is now seeking an experienced individual to join its team in delivering a number of skills projects across Leeds City Region funded through the European Strategic Investment Fund. The funding will deliver a number of three-year projects designed to improve the skills levels of individuals working together with partners and stakeholders to fulfil the region’s skills priorities.
2 roles available
Full time (37 hours per week)
Fixed Term until 30/09/2019
The post holder will be part of the project delivery team under the Joint Venture developed by in collaboration between to the seven FE Colleges in West Yorkshire, the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC). She/he will work closely with stakeholders, employers and partners to deliver key project components of the ESIF funded contracts across the Leeds City Region.
The role will be responsible for identifying and executing new leads for training & skills opportunities with employers within the Leeds City Region for the purposes of delivering the ESIF projects. The role will take a lead on ensuring effective customer service management in terms of generating employer engagement leads and developing new strategies on sector basis to secure anchor businesses to the programme
The role will lead on a range of FE priorities related to the growth of the partner colleges leading to substantial curriculum and quality outcomes & benefits as result of the ESIF contracts. The post-holder will need to be adaptable and resilient to respond to changing FE Sector priorities.
West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges is committed to Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly) and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check as well as mandatory pre employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.