Leeds City College

Business Engagement Advisor (HC041)

Location
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary
SO1 Commencing at £26,881 with progression to £29,367 PA
Posted
26 Apr 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Ref
HC041
Job Function
Sales and Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Harrogate College is situated in the heart of Harrogate.

The vision for the college is to be the provider of choice for technical and vocational education in the Harrogate district.

This vision will be built on high quality education delivered by industry trained professionals to meet the needs of the community it serves.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

The role will be pivotal in ensuring the successful delivery of the business engagement with business working directly with employers on a sectoral basis to provide the right individual skills solutions for businesses within Harrogate district.

The role will target priority sectors to promote the offer, stimulate demand, engage businesses and ensure the skills offer meets the business needs.

YOUR PROFILE 

  • Excellent presentation skills and the confidence to deliver complex information.
  • Superb negotiation and influencing skills to secure sales/business contracts.
  • Able to work in a busy environment and be able to work under pressure to meet challenging targets.
  • Be organised with excellent time management skills Demonstrate a passion for supporting people into apprenticeships and meeting business needs.
  • Experience of working with employers with apprenticeship sign ups.

WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

For more information about the role please contact:

Ann Davis  ann.davis@harrogate.ac.uk

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT HARROGATE COLLEGE

Harrogate Colleges offers a broad curriculum where we encourage our students to grow as individuals, dare to dream and have a great time. To achieve that, our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Harrogate  College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK’s largest FE establishments.

BENEFITS & REWARDS 

We have a range of excellent benefits and rewards at Harrogate College, including:

  • Annual leave entitlement starting from 27 days + 8 bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary college closure days at Christmas

  • Excellent pension schemes with the West Yorkshire Pension Fund and the Teachers’ Pension

  • Discounted travel cards for those who regularly use public transport across the region with Northern Rail and Metro

  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of our staff

You can read about these benefits, and others in more detail by downloading the Staff Benefits document attached to this vacancy.  

SAFEGUARDING 

Luminate Education Group is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All successful applicants are required to complete all mandatory pre-employment checks, including:

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

  • Children’s barred list check (we may also check the adult barred list if the role involves working with vulnerable adults)

  • Two professional references 

  • Fitness to work, this is conducted by our occupational health partners, NHS Airedale 

  • Section 128 check for all staff entering management roles

  • Prohibition check for all staff entering teaching related roles

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or travelled overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

The UK Government introduced a new points based immigration system on 1 January 2021. You can read about the new immigration routes on the Gov.UK website here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-immigration-system-what-you-need-to-know#visa-application-process 

Many of the new routes require sponsorship from an employer. Luminate Education Group is not a licenced sponsor. We are unable to employ anyone without current, and appropriate right to work in the UK.  

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and you were resident in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, you have until 30 June 2021 to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme, you can continue to prove your right to work in the UK with your passport and identity card up until 30 June 2021. 

There is no change to immigration and right to work for British and Irish Citizens. 

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community, all candidates will be treated fairly irrespective of race, gender or gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief or age.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

INFORMATION FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES 

Luminate Education Group vacancies generate a lot of interest and we receive many calls and emails from recruitment agencies. Although we do appreciate the interest you have shown in Luminate Education Group, our policy is to recruit candidates directly wherever possible. We therefore do not accept any cold calls, speculative emails or CVs from agencies. Speculative emails and CVs will be deleted unread. 

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