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.
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 new 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 secured ESIF funded ‘More Skills Better Jobs’, Skills Service and ‘Reach Higher’ contracts and future unsecured contracts.
The role will be responsible for the continued design, delivery & implementation of the processes required to manage the WYCC’s supply chain for the purposes of delivering the ESIF projects. To have a clear focus on the quality of supply chain & contract management by aligning strategy, people and processes to support the successful delivery the project. The role will be pivotal in developing and maintaining strong relationships with providers/partners to ensure all aspects of contract management and supply chain are managed effectively to ensure the maximum performance of the project.
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.