UpSkilling Lancashire Project Officer
Application closing date 24/03/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade:G (£30,395 – £35,211)
Job category/type Professional Services
Upskilling Lancashire is a multi-partner project funded by the European Social Fund designed to build workforce development capacity in Lancashire SMEs and to promote apprenticeships.
The University is seeking to appoint a Project Officer to support the design and delivery of an employer engagement and apprentice placement programme in East Lancashire. Based at the University's Burnley Campus the successful applicant will actively engage with employers, Colleges and Schools to identify and develop new employment opportunities for individuals interested in a degree apprenticeship programme.
The Project Officer will be responsible for networking with employers to identify new employment opportunities for apprenticeships. The post-holder will work closely with the University's Recruitment and Partnerships Service to promote degree apprenticeship opportunities to Schools and Colleges.
The successful candidate will have experience of promoting or selling and of working in a business development or customer facing role. Educated to degree level or equivalent professional experience the post holder will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to plan and organise their own work.
Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. The posts are part-funded by the European Social Fund.
Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanies by a completed application form.
School/Service: Innovation and Enterprise
Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed