Project Manager (Sector Specialist)

Leeds, WYCC at Leeds City College, Technology Campus
£42,655 with progression to £46,601 per annum
17 May 2017
26 May 2017
Ref: EB154
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager (Sector Specialist)

Fixed term contract until 30.09.19

The West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) is a partnership between the seven Further Education Colleges in West Yorkshire. In 2016, the seven colleges developed a new Joint Venture that unites the region’s further education sector to work together to help improve the skills of the local workforce and ultimately  improve productivity across the Leeds City Region.

As a result the WYCC is now seeking experienced individuals to join its team in delivering a number of skills projects across Leeds City Region funded through the European Strategic Investment Fund. The funding will deliver a number of three year projects designed to improve the skills levels of individuals working together with partners and stakeholders to fulfil the region’s skills priorities.

Previous candidates need not apply

The post holders will be responsible for identifying and executing new leads for training & skills opportunities with employers within the Leeds City Region for the purposes of delivering the ESIF projects. The role will take a lead on ensuring effective customer service management in terms of generating employer engagement leads and developing new strategies on sector basis to secure anchor businesses to the programme. The successful individual will lead on a range of FE priorities related to the growth of the college sector as whole leading to substantial curriculum and quality outcomes & benefits for the WYCC College partners as result of the ESIF contracts.

The WYCC is committed to Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly) and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check as well as mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.