Foundation Apprenticeship - Employer Engagement Lead (Fixed Term to 30 Sep 2019)

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Foundation Apprenticeship - Employer Engagement Lead (Fixed Term to 30 September 2019)
Glasgow Kelvin College is the key provider of accessible vocational and core-skills learning in the north and east of the city. We deliver high-quality introductory to degree-level programmes to around 15,000 students each year from four campus buildings and through a large network of community-based centres. Engaging with communities which experience high levels of deprivation, the College works with partners to create inclusive progression opportunities in a vibrant and sustainable environment for the learners, communities and stakeholders which we serve.

Reporting to the Foundation Apprenticeship Project Manager, you will be responsible for the identification and engagement of employers that will provide placements for young people participating in the programme. You will manage and develop long term relationships with these employers to ensure an ongoing commitment to the programme and a commitment to providing placements on an annual basis. Although employers will be your main focus, you will also liaise with young people, their parents and schools in this new work based learning programme aimed at pupils in S5.

You will be educated to HND level or equivalent or possess substantial relevant experience as an alternative to formal qualifications. You should have experience of business relationship management and have a sound understanding of business development and of the keypolicy initiatives relating to Scotland's yound workforce development.

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