Forces Employment Charity – Employer Relationship Manager (ERM)

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

Edinburgh, Edinburgh (Hybrid)
£31,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time

​To source and secure suitable, quality vacancies and vocational opportunities for all Service Leavers (SL) resettling through the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) – including CTP (Assist), Early Service Leavers (ESLs) and, when required, Reservists and Spouses (on commencement of the relevant CTP service trial).

​The ERM will take an Apprenticeship to Executive approach to CTP employer engagement – by engaging, developing, and managing relationships with key employers & employer organisations across the relevant region.

This is a full time 37 hours a week Hybrid role based in Edinburgh/ Rosyth with a salary of £31,000.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement an intelligence led, regional employer engagement strategy which links key regional employer job opportunities with the career requirements of all SL. These should include:
  • Full-time appointments, part time appointments, work experience placements, suitable self-employment and vocational opportunities.
  • ​Proactively market the transferable skills and experience of all SLs to potential employers, particularly potential regional key accounts
  • ​​Work with employers across industry sector networks to determine future skill and talent pipeline requirements
  • ​Work with the Key Accounts staff and regional CTP staff to integrate these into the CTP Transition,
  • Training and Employment Support strategy
  • ​Manage the relationship with key regional CTP stakeholders
  • ​Work closely, co-ordinate, liaise and provide employer engagement related support (when requested and when appropriate) to the affiliated
  • ​Maintain strong links with existing regional SME employers who have traditionally supplied appropriate jobs for SL under CTP.
  • Ensure all regional employer contacts are encouraged to register, enter and manage their own vacancies on the CTP web site.
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity in all interactions with the CTP BMS (ADAPT), ensuring timely recording of own employer engagement activity.

​ ​PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

​Essential Competencies:

  • A comprehensive understanding of recruitment and industry intelligence, including the regional job market and vocational training, job matching, and selection.
  • Proven track record of initiating and managing high-level and influential external relationships.
  • Ability to deliver outputs against demanding schedules and work to a set of Performance Indicators (PIs).
  • Strong presentation and all-round communication and negotiation skills.
  • Experience of using and exploiting advanced business management systems.
  • Ability to analyse data and clearly present findings.

Desirable Competencies:

  • Certificate in Recruitment Practice or equivalent
  • Experience of marketing, PR and customer liaison.
  • An empathy with and a good understanding of Armed Forces personnel and their employability.

​Security Clearance:

Successful candidates will be required to undertake Ministry of Defence (MOD) security clearance check which requires applicants to have been resident in the UK for over 5 years.

To apply please submit a Cover Letter and CV by Midnight Friday 23 June 2023

Apply here.

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