Employer Engagement Officer

Edinburgh College
£19,204 - £20,582 per year
08 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Commercial Development Department

Employer Engagement Officer

Full time - 35 hours per week

Main Location: Sighthill

Fixed Term - up to 2 years

Salary: Band C £19,204 to £20,582 per annum (appointment is usually made at the first point in the salary scale)


The Commercial Development team at Edinburgh College is looking to recruit an Employer Engagement Officer to support the successful delivery of the SDS Foundation Apprenticeship contract. Working with Curriculum teams, the Schools team, employers and external stakeholders, you will identify and secure suitable work placements for pupils across all framework areas.

You will attend external events, and also develop and host employer led focus groups and events on behalf of the college. Working closely with industry, you will build networks of employers across multiple sectors to support work placements for Foundation Apprenticeship programmes and to contribute to the wider employer engagement focus across the college.

Candidates should be qualified to HNC/D level or equivalent, preferably in a business related subject or similar. You will have previous experience of organising and implementing a range of employer engagement activities or similar and a track record of identifying and developing new and existing client relationships in a customer focused or sales environment. With strong organisational and administration skills, you will also have experience in the preparation of a wide range of documentation including progress and milestone reports, market intelligence reports, and other documentation as required

The successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.


Closing Date: Sunday 24 September 2017



See also:
Job Description_Employer Engagement Officer.doc
Terms and Conditions of Service_Support Staff.docx
Person Specification_Employer Engagement Officer.docx