West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Lead Enterprise Coordinator

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Grade K – £35,344 – £40,924
09 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type

Lead Enterprise Coordinator

Grade K – £35,344 – £40,924
Based in Leeds City Centre, with some co-location across Leeds City Region

Closing Date – 21 July 2019

An exciting opportunity to work directly with senior business leaders and education partners to develop employer commitment in education; securing better outcomes for young people in our region.

We are looking to recruit a Lead Enterprise Coordinator to manage a team of Enterprise Coordinators in support of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s growing programme of “Enterprise in Education” activity, working strategically and in in collaboration with partners. Our aim is to better connect businesses and education in order to improve attainment and employability, raise awareness of career opportunities and address skills gaps and shortages.

We are looking for a highly motivated, target driven individual who is keen to make a difference to the employability of young people in our region. You will have a proven ability to successfully support, challenge and influence senior leaders in schools, experience of engaging with partners with different priorities, and a track record of engaging with business on the skills agenda. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is able to work flexibly as part of a growing team in a high-profile and demanding environment – often working to tight deadlines and on multiple projects.

Our offer

We offer an excellent benefits package including access to a generous employer-contribution, local government pension scheme and fully funded travel throughout West Yorkshire by bus and rail with the MCard. We also offer an encouraging environment that will allow you to achieve your best work/life balance and career goals.

The Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview, subject to the minimum criteria being met.

We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part time and job share arrangements.

The successful candidate will be subject to a full enhanced DBS check.

For more information about the work of West Yorkshire Combined Authority please visit www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk

To submit your application form online please visit

http://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/jobs/ by 21 July 2019.

Please note that whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, each role includes career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases, on an annual basis.

Given the high volumes of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every applicant, therefore if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Candidate information will be retained by the Combined Authority for six months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

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