We know that recovering from the pandemic means creating new opportunities. We’re at the cutting edge of this with our new opportunities team. Both posts will be fundamental to our success. We’re looking for seasoned employment professionals with experience in connecting a diverse range of people with a range of opportunities amongst local employers working in tandem with key local partners including skills providers and DWP. These include jobs, Apprenticeships and Traineeships as well as work experience and internships.
Opportunities Programme Manager
You’ll lead, oversee and coordinate the Opportunities Management function as well as develop a strategic coordinated approach to engaging businesses and employers in conjunction with the Business Growth Team. You’ll be responsible for leading engagement with businesses, voluntary sector and council services to establish a pipeline of opportunities for residents. You’ll also need to strategically manage, develop, organise and control a professional service area ensuring the delivery of the service meets all Council, professional and legislative requirements, as well as develop and implement marketing and promotional strategies to attract businesses, voluntary sector and public sector as well as gathering employer and business intelligence. CRM for managing business engagements.
For more information or to discuss the roles please contact Iona McArdle Iona.McArdle@walthamforest.gov.uk
Closing Date 20th September 2021
Interview Date W/C 27th September 2021