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Lancashire Upskilling Project : Business Development Officer – Fixed term until 30.09.2022

We are excited to see an opportunity to join the Apprenticeship & Skills Team as a Business Development Officer as part of the Lancashire Upskilling Project.

In this role your specific responsibility will be work placement activity for projects. his post provides a key employer contact to determine employers business/ training needs and make employers aware of the training available from the project. The role will be required to identify the training needs of Lancashire businesses/ employers and advise accordingly. Targets are a) engagement with employers (by completion of training needs analysis) and b) project outcomes (capacity building projects) for example an identified work placement or an apprenticeship vacancy or an industry short course or training workshop or event.

The successful candidate will have evidence of innovation, enthusiasm, flexibility and commitment to supporting students to overcome barriers to progression and success, Familiarity with using Microsoft applications and the ability to coach and mentor to achieve the best they can be alongside GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths. 

For more information please see the job description.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

In return the College can offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package, including access to the Local Government Pension scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 37 hours per week on a fixed term basis until 30.09.2022.

Flexible / part time hours may be considered

The salary banding is £23,202 to £26,674 per annum, pro rata in accordance with qualifications and experience

The closing date is Wednesday 10 November 2021

It is anticipated the interviews will be held virtually

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Hours
37 Flexible / part time hours may be considered
Department
Apprenticeship & Skills/ Projects
Location
Myerscough College (Preston)
Salary
£23,202 to £26,674 per annum, pro rata in accordance with qualifications and experience
Reference No
LUP:BDO-FT
Closing Date
Wednesday 10 November 2021
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