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Employability Officer

Reports to:

Head of Employability

Summary

To support the Head of Employability to develop, deliver and capture employability and positive destination progression for all students.

Duties

Student Facing:

  • Support students to assess their values, interests, abilities, and skills and relate these to opportunities for employment, further study and training.
  • Book students in for employability one to ones with the Head of Employability.
  • Support the apprentice ambassador programme and secure case studies and speakers.
  • Identify student case studies/quotes/ good news and work with the Marketing Manager to develop and promote.

Delivery:

  • Provide support to the Head of Employability to deliver employability sessions.
  • Support the Head of Employability to deliver employability one to ones.

Partner Engagement:

  • Provide support to develop and maintain relationships with education, employment and training partners offering opportunities for students.
  • Stand in for the Head of Employability at partner meetings, where required.
  • Schedule partner talks and workshops for students, including all joining instructions and feedback.

Employer Engagement:

  • Provide support to the Head of Employability on employer surveys to inform employability sessions.
  • Lead the scheduling and booking of a programme of employer talks with external speakers (one / week).
  • Support the Engagement team to identify talent for apprenticeship vacancies.
  • Promote and communicate direct hire opportunities to students.
  • Support the Marketing Manager with our Tech Talks programme.

Systems:

  • Co-ordinate student enrolments to our Portal, including approving profiles and creating PDFs and liaising with students.
  • Identify and reach out to students not on the portal to increase the talent pool.
  • Add employment/ education opportunities to the Talent Portal.

Other:

  • Using our systems and CRM record all support and opportunities offered to students and all positive destinations and careers activity.
  • Contact alumni to obtain destination information and update records.
  • Support the Head of Employability to produce monthly reports on activity and destinations.

Skills & Experience

  1. Have/ working towards a CIAG qualification (desirable).
  2. Understanding of various progression opportunities.
  3. Excellent ICT skills, specifically MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  4. 5 GCSEs inc English and Maths.

Competencies

  1. Strong written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  2. Strong presentation skills.
  3. The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  4. Self-motivated and driven to succeed.
  5. Interest in careers advice and guidance.

Terms & Conditions

  • Competitive salary.
  • Based at our Chester or Manchester campus.
  • Flexible and remote working opportunities.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 30 days annual leave.

If you are interested in the position above and want to be part of an innovative and expanding training business, please drop a note along with your CV to our hiring lead, Kath Woods on kath.woods@wearecodenation.com