Skills Delivery Officer

4 days left

Location
Summer Lane and home
Salary
£34,142 - £38,796
Posted
05 Aug 2022
Closes
21 Aug 2022
Job Ref
WMCA00742
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

We’re looking for a Skills Delivery Officer to support performance management and monitoring of skills programme providers, ensuring delivery is in line with funding rules and performance management framework 

You’ll be a key contact for training providers who deliver skills boot camps across the West Midlands, it’s a flexible programme designed to meet the needs of employers and focusses on skills and employment. 

You’ll work with and manage several providers to support them in meeting their delivery plans, through proactive contract monitoring, relationship management and ensuring programme compliance. You’ll also support with some reporting needs and escalate any performance concerns to the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. 

With £11.25m worth of funding to spend this year, we want to grow the range of boot camps offered by training providers.  This is a great opportunity, with scope for you to work with providers in shaping ideas, make proposals and see how they have a positive impact on the region. 

This is a perfect time to join, where you can be right at the start of a growing programme.

Economic Delivery, Skills and Communities seeks to ensure that every resident has the skills needed to find a good job and progress at work, and that businesses in the region have access to support that will accelerate productivity and deliver economic growth. And we are committed to working with local partners to ensure that all of our communities are able to benefit from this growth.

 

About you

We’re looking for someone with a background in the skills and employability sector, where you have supported delivery and performance management of projects and programmes. 

You’ll be proactive, able to work in a fast-paced environment and looking for a role where you can engage with a variety of training providers and really nurture and manage the relationships.  This is a busy role, and you’ll need to be comfortable managing a caseload of providers and build a good understanding of their needs.

About us

WMCA is committed to a better connected, more prosperous, fairer, greener and healthier region. This is our vision. We will achieve our vision through living our values which are central to how we work and interact with our wider partners and stakeholders.

We’re a partnership organisation. Our people feel valued and respected, have a can-do attitude and are innovators. We try new ways of doing things, we aren’t afraid to fail, learn from what went wrong and try again. Our people are empowered to be creative and explore and innovate.

We are a “Leaders in Diversity” accredited organisation, are in the Inclusive Top 50 Employers List and are one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women. As a Disability Confident Employer, we have made a positive commitment to interviewing all applicants with a disability who meet the essential role criteria. We are committed to building a team of people with varied backgrounds and experiences as we recognise that this will only benefit us as an employer, the more inclusive we are the better our work will be.

As an organisation, we will continue to adapt and develop to the opportunities and challenges ahead. We will continue to transform ourselves and our organisation into the best we can be, underpinned by our values and behaviours and everyone contributes towards achieving our vision.

Furthermore, wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance. We are very happy to discuss a flexible working pattern that suits your needs, so please do not let that be a barrier to applying. If your values align with ours and you’re committed to working towards creating a future we can all be proud of, we want to hear from you.

About your application

You will be asked to upload an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the essential criteria for the role for which you are applying.

If you would like to discuss alternative methods to the online application as a reasonable adjustment please contact the Resourcing Team by email (careers@wmca.org.uk).

Location

16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD. Hybrid working conditions are currently in place which means working remotely and coming to the office when required.

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Skills Delivery Officer

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