Kickstart Project Manager

Worcester, Worcestershire
£30,492 - £32,851
09 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
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Job Title: Kickstart Project Manager
Salary: £30,492 - £32,851
Full-Time: 35 hours
Location: Worcester
Temporary: 30/06/2022

Worcestershire County Council's Skills team supports the Local Enterprise Partnership in Worcestershire to develop its skills strategy for the county by understanding the employment needs of our economy both now and in the future.  This strategy includes working to reduce rising numbers of  youth claimants within the county and support them into employment opportunities.

This exciting Skills project management role working with the programme team will support the DWP Kickstart programme with Worcestershire County Council acting as an intermediary for Worcestershire’s businesses.

The successful candidate will manage the DWP Kickstart programme working with businesses across the county to recruit young people into their organisations, support them within their placements and work to secure them employment beyond that placement. The successful applicant will need strong communication and a high level of attention to detail.

Reporting to and working closely with a range of partners, you’ll work with Worcestershire’s Employers, Department for Work and Pensions, Local Enterprise Partnership and councils across Worcestershire as well as interacting with young people whilst ensuring that your role contributes to deliver the desired outputs, outcomes and benefits, in line with the programme. Reporting to the Programme Manager this role will work in our Wildwood campus in Worcester over 35 hours a week. ( Virtual until 1/4/20)

Come and help us to create Worcestershire’s future workforce. 

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

There are 7.6m working age people who have a disability or health condition. We’re tapping into this talent pool.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

Application Closing Date: Friday 4th December 2020,
Proposed Interview Date: Thursday 17th December 2020

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