Location: Office Based in Coventry
Our Employment, Skills and Enterprise business provides support to citizens, from supporting the unemployed into sustainable work, to upskilling those with low or no vocational skills, so they can progress in work.
As part of our Restart programme we will support participants on their journey to finding sustainable employment, enabling them to progress towards a more secure future. The Restart programme will help people who have been unemployed for between 12 and 18 months get back into work, including those whose prospects for securing employment have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
We are expanding our team and we are looking to recruit an Employer Engagement Co-ordinator to join the team in Coventry.
As Employer Engagement Coordinator you will proactively engage, develop and retain key national and local employer partnerships to support the contractual requirements of the Restart programme. You will be responsible for contributing to the development and implementation the Employer Engagement Strategy.
As Employer Engagement Coordinator you will be responsible for sourcing high volume employment opportunities that are sustainable, including vacancies and job focused work placements to meet customer needs and aspirations. You will develop existing key employer partnerships regionally to maintain a flow of employment opportunities aligned to customer aspiration and growth sectors.
You will work closely with operations team and supply chain network to identify aspirations and skills analysis to direct and align their focus on such opportunities as well feedback to the operations team and supply chain partners the growth sectors, so that customers can be upskilled and pipeline of candidates are developed.
What you'll need to do the role:
Ideally you will have experience working in a similar role or have previous experience and successful track record in commercial recruitment, sales, business development or employer engagement in a performance target driven environment.
It is preferred that you are qualified to Level 4 standard or equivalent but not essential.
You will have good knowledge of local labour market and growth sectors. You will have excellent communication skills at all levels, using a variety of communication methods (spoken, written, behaviour), along with excellent negotiation and influencing skills.
Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that truly touch people's lives;
A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways;
Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer:
Serco discounts which include cinema, Merlin entertainment, online shopping, mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships
An autonomous and supportive culture
The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion