Working Futures Delivery Coordinator

Salary: £22,937 -£27,123 (SCP 26 – 31)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Contract Type: This post is to deliver the Working Futures Programme, funded by the ESF and YEI until 31 August 2018.

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer

Job Location: Main place of work Greenbank College, Greenbank Lane, Liverpool L17 1AG. All employees are required to be flexible in their approach and would be expected to work at other community-based sites as and when required. This job may require some evening and weekend work.

Closing date: Monday 22 February 2016 5pm

Interview date: To be arranged

Job Purpose

To coordinate the successful and high quality delivery and monitoring of the Working Futures programme; an individualised programme of employability and progression support for NEET young people aged 16-29.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for the management of the Working Futures Programme.
  2. Supervise and co-ordinate personnel, ensuring duties are carried out effectively, ensuring key performance indicators are met.
  3. Responsible for the supply of information required for Working Futures programme performance reviews.
  4. Monitor and review agreed departmental expenditure.
  5. To support SMT as required in programme management and quality improvement across Delivery Partners.
  6. To ensure the Working Futures delivery team comply with all ESF monitoring and other relevant requirements.
  7. To produce reports for submission to Greenbank’s Senior Management team, Council of Management, funding bodies and others as required.
  8. To comply with all of Greenbank’s policies and procedures and other legislative requirements.
  9. Contribute to Greenbank College’s annual self-assessment report, development and action plans and other management tools as required.
  10. To network with relevant external agencies.
  11. Required to undergo training as part of an agreed appraisal system.
  12. Required to carry out any other duties assigned by Greenbank’s senior management team.

This job description is an outline of the main duties of the post. The post holder will be required to undertake other activities related to achieving the organisations objectives, as determined by the Manager.

This job description may be reviewed when necessary in line with the development of the organisation.

Greenbank is an Equal Opportunities employer and applications are particularly welcome from disabled people.

Person Specification

Candidate’s suitability will be measured by assessment in the following ways:

A – Application: I – Interview: R – References: O – Observation:

The main duties, qualities, skills, qualifications and experience required:

Essential

Proven Project Management experience – A/I/R

Line management experience – A/I/R

Experience assessing the needs of 16-29 year olds who are disengaged from employment, education and training – A/I/R

Experience planning an individualised, flexible programme of support for NEET young people in accordance with their assessed needs – A/I/R

Comprehensive knowledge of local labour market trends, occupational structures and able to draw down relevant data and information as required – A/I

Good negotiation and communication skills – A/I/R

Ability to work on your own initiative and be able to prioritise your own work load. Ability to deliver outcomes on a short fixed term project – A/I/R

Good organisational and administrative skills – A/I

Good IT skills- competent user of email, Word, Excel – A/I

Able to produce detailed monthly and annual reports – A/I

Excellent communication and presentation skills – A/I/O

Ability / willingness to travel between different venues to attend meetings – A/I

Positive attitude towards equal opportunities and ability to demonstrate commitment to the development of all– A/I

Desirable

Experience of working with disabled people – A/I

Hold a management qualification at NVQ level 4 – A/I

IT qualification incorporating Database and Presentations – A

Ability / willingness to travel between different venues locally – A