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Enterprise Coordinator

Location:
Uxbridge and surrounding areas
Salary Details:
£34,428 
29 Sep 2021
About the role
Job title: Enterprise Coordinator 
Location: Uxbridge and surrounding areas 
Salary: £34,428 
 
Plus a generous holiday allowance (30 days & bank holidays), a 6% matched pension scheme and a range of other voluntary benefits.  In addition, we offer excellent training and family friendly policies to support flexible working and a range of health and discount benefits. 
 
We are looking to recruit a number of Enterprise Coordinators to join the Employability and Careers team at Education Development Trust. 
 
The Enterprise Coordinator (EC) sits at the heart of the local Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN) to help schools and colleges improve their careers and enterprise activities and to engage with the world of work. Working closely with the Skills Lead, the EC will ensure the EAN is embedded into the LEP’s skills strategy and make it easier for employers to engage with schools and colleges. Through establishing the local and national contexts the EC will focus everyone’s efforts on programmes and activities that are most effective in motivating young people, supporting independent choice, and supporting positive outcomes for young people.  

A full list of the job objectives can be found in the job description. 

The post holder will be expected to liaise and maintain effective working relationships with a range of other agencies, businesses, and employers. The post may involve working in more than one location and there will be travel involved. It may be necessary on occasion for the post holder to work outside of standard office hours  
 
Knowledge and experience: 
- Demonstrable experience of engaging and building relationships with leaders from schools, colleges and businesses. 
- Demonstrable experience of leading the delivery of programmes or projects with multiple stakeholders. 
- A strong track record of stakeholder engagement and management and of communicating with a variety of audiences, preferably in the education and careers sector. 
- A demonstrable understanding of school culture and the challenges faced by schools in delivering careers and enterprise, and the current careers education and corporate social responsibility landscapes. 
- An understanding of relevant local and national policy relating to skills and economic development and the issues and barriers to employment faced by young people. 
 
Closing date: 29/09/2021 (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received) 
Interview dates: An assessment centre will be held on the 7th October, with interviews to follow. 
How to apply: Towards the bottom of this page, you can download the job description and apply. Once you click apply you will be required to complete a short online application form and upload your CV. 
Applicants must be willing to travel across West London. 

The Greater London Authority’s Careers Hub programmes are part funded by the Careers and Enterprise Company, and by European Social Funds through the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014 – 2020. 

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service 

About the organisation
Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support.
 
Please click here to see our Annual Impact Review for 2019/20, which highlights the ways in which our work has impacted lives around the world – and the progress we have made since 2018/19.
 
To find out more about the careers service at Education Development Trust, please click here.
 
Here is a video of our Director of Careers and Employability, Laura Bell, taking about the benefits of working at Education Development Trust.