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Employer Engagement Coordinator

Job Req ID:  118665
Posting Start Date:  25-Apr-2021
Location: 

Birmingham, West Midlands, GB, B30 2BD

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 

Location: see advert below

 

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. At Serco we are committed to supporting economic recovery post-Covid and are proud to be able to support the government’s Plan for Jobs. Along with our partners we are delighted to have been selected by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to deliver the Restart employability programme in 2 Contract Packages in The Marches (Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford) and Worcestershire (Bromsgrove, Redditch, Worcs, Wychavon and Wyre Forest)

 

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 a number of Employer Engagement Co-ordinators.

 

The Employer Engagement Coordinator will proactively engage, develop and retain key national and local employer partnerships to support the contractual requirements of the Restart programme. Responsible for contributing to the development and implementation the Employer Engagement Strategy.

 

Employer Engagement Coordinator 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. Develop existing key employer partnerships regionally to maintain a flow of employment opportunities aligned to customer aspiration and growth sectors.

 

The Employer Engagement Coordinator 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. Ideally qualified to Level 4 or equivalent. 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.

 

You must also be willing to travel around your allocated area either Wales or West Central (depdening upon your location).

 

Why Serco?

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:

  • Salary £32,000 and company car
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, Merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme, and discounts on 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 

 

If you think this role would suit you, working in an exciting and challenging environment with like-minded individuals, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.

 

About Serco

 

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

 

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

 

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Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

 

We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

 

Serco supports fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the ‘Ban the Box’ pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required).

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