Employer Engagement Officer – Haringey Employability Programme (ESF Funded)

Employer
Haringey London Borough Council
Location
Haringey, London (Greater)
Salary
£34,884 - £37,722
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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Sector
Corporate Services, Customer Services
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

About the Service

Haringey Connecting Communities employability ESF programme is funded by the GLA and delivered in partnership with Centre London Forward Borough – it is an 18month programme consisting of two elements:

  • An enhanced employment support provision for those furthest from the job market to be delivered by Haringey Works
  • Intermediate Labour Market Scheme 

The programme will support the Borough Plan outcomes where all residents have access to training skills and development opportunities and more people are supported into work.

About the Role

As the Employer Engagement Officer for the programme, you will provide a 360-degree service for employers and the livery companies that wish to engage with the Connecting Communities programme. You’ll secure sustainable employment opportunities for Haringey residents at London Living Wage or above with local and regional businesses. Main responsibilities include:

  • Generating new business leads and responding to enquiries and managing relationships with existing employers and Livery companies.
  • Conducting employer needs analysis and developing training plans and produce proposals for employers.
  • Acting as the main point of contact for employers and the Livery companies. 

For a full list of role responsibilities please see the link to the job description and person specification provided at the bottom of this advert.

About You

We’re looking for someone who has previous experience of contribution to the development and delivery of an Employer Engagement strategy that meets the needs of young people and adults in an employability training environment. You will have:

  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of current issues in employability and the roles and responsibilities of key employability providers and agencies.
  • Networking and communication skills – the ability to form relations and communicate with stakeholders of all levels.
  • Ability to develop and deliver effective employment practices in complex situations and be accountable for work with a range of participants and stakeholders
  • Proven experience of delivering high impact and innovative programmes of employability

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