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Employer Engagement Specialist

Posted: 29 Apr 2021 Closes: 20 May 2021
Deeside, Wales Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CLC_2703

Coleg Cambria
Application Deadline
Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Coleg Cambia: An Introduction

At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having already achieved an 'Excellent' in our recent Estyn inspection and won a Platinum Corporate Standard Health at Work Award, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.

Job Summary

Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title : Employer Engagement Specialist X 2

Location : Deeside

Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)

Salary: £27,164 - £30,613 - Salary will be based on a salary assessment based on skills and experience

Coleg Cambria are now looking for two Employer Engagement Specialists to join their Employer Engagement team based in Deeside.

The team are responsible for providing excellent links for Coleg Cambria learners with local employers. This includes work placements, apprenticeship opportunities and employability events. As an Employer Engagement Specialist you will be responsible for generating new leads and repeat business on a regular basis with both new and existing clients. It will also be your responsibility to maximise any opportunities presented to you and work to achieve individual, team and organisational targets. You will have an excellent knowledge of external funding frameworks including Welsh and English

Essential Requirements
  • Minimum of level 3 qualification (A Level or Equivalent)
  • Ability to travel to employers across North Wales and North West
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills
  • Significant experience of business development
  • Experience of client relationship management
  • Understanding of training and development programmes (including apprenticeships)
  • Experience of working in a consultative sales and target driven environment
  • Experience of creating and maintaining external networks and partnerships

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Dependent on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Closing date for applications : 27/05/21


Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On Site Nursery Provision

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants
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