West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Enterprise Coordinator

Leeds, West Yorkshire
SP1-4, £26,141-30,268 per annum
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type

5 x Enterprise Coordinator

Grade I

SP1-4, £26,141-30,268 per annum

Based in Leeds City Centre / West Yorkshire or Leeds City Region (to reflect Y&NY)

Fixed Term Contract until 31.08.17, job-share and part time applicants will be considered

We are looking to recruit 5 Enterprise Coordinators to work with businesses and schools on the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)’s and Careers and Enterprise Company’s flagship Enterprise Adviser programme in Leeds City Region. This is an exciting opportunity to work with directly with secondary schools to connect them with employers and support the creation of innovative and creative new employer engagement opportunities.

The successful candidate will have detailed knowledge and understanding of the school business education landscape and of the issues facing senior leaders in schools and businesses. You will have a proven ability to successfully support and challenge senior leaders in schools, evidence of partnership working and a track record if engaging with business on the skills agenda. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is prepared to work flexibly and as part of a growing team in a high-profile and demanding environment – often working to tight deadlines and someone who would want to contribute to making a difference to young people’s employability in Leeds City Region.

Please note that we are happy to consider a secondment for this role.

If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you.

Please note that the successful candidate will be employed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) and will work within the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (The LEP).

For more information about the work of the LEP, please visit www.the-lep.com

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has a flexible and encouraging approach to helping you achieve your best work/life balance and career goals with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme, a free countywide travel MCard (zone 1-5) and flexitime working scheme.

We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

To submit your application form online please visit

http://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/jobs/ by Thursday 20th October 2016.

For an informal discussion about the role, and particularly any of the essential criteria, please contact Sonya Midgley on 07890311834 or sonya.midgley@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail.

No Agencies please.

Candidate information will be retained by WYCA for 12 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

Please note it is WYCA’s policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments.