Digital Inclusion Project Coordinator
This vacancy is currently only available to Birmingham City Council employees who are at risk - under S188 (Lateral Movers) or in a notice period (Priority Movers).
Fixed Term Contract required till 31st December 2023.
A vacancy has arisen for a Digital Inclusion Project Coordinator. The role involves coordinating programmes of activity in line with the Digital Inclusion Action Plan and under the direction of the Digital Inclusion Project Leader to accelerate and maximise Digital Inclusion across the city of Birmingham including the Council’s priority groups.
You will promote Digital Inclusion projects through outreach work, finding innovative ways to connect with existing and potential new online users, thus tackling isolation. You will Keep up to date with national agendas and to best support the project in line with the Council’s Digital Inclusion Strategy and related Government initiatives.
You will build on existing initiatives and develop new opportunities that will achieve the ambition of eliminating the digital divide in the city and arrange and facilitate training packages for citizens across the city of Birmingham including the Council’s priority groups.
Please give particular attention to the essential criteria for the role as outlined on the Person Specification when making your application.
Travel between meeting partners and BCC offices will be required, and travel expenses can be claimed according to BCC Approved Mileage Scheme. The successful applicant will be flexible as some evening and Saturday work is required. You will need to hold an appropriate degree or equivalent qualification in subject relevant to the area.
For informal enquiries please contact Sameena Asmat, Head of Faculty Vocational Skills, Digital Inclusion & Employability, on 075 2222 8644, or you can alternatively email email@example.com
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.
Job Description & Person Specification