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RMA The Royal Marines Charity – Employment and Development Co-ordinator

An exciting full time 12 month fixed term position with the opportunity to become permanent has arisen within the Employment and Education Team here at RMA – The Royal Marines Charity.

As the Employment and Development Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for growing and maintaining working relationships that benefit all early service leavers, compulsory discharged, veterans and spouses.

With a primary focus to link all eligible candidates to a valid employer and or training provider, therefore creating either long term employment opportunities and or training/upskilling, you will also offer ongoing support to both candidate and employer/training provider.

Responsibilities  

With employers 

  • Create and manage relationships with employers at a local and national level, building strong working foundations with all employers and training providers, whilst managing expectations regarding our candidate base 
  • Educate employers on the transferrable skills and benefits of employing Royal Marines. 
  • Work with employers to deliver work experience opportunities to Royal Marines in resettlement.  

With candidates 

  • Deliver unbiased, fact-based Careers Information Advice and Guidance in line with the appropriate industry best-practice guidelines on a one-to-one basis to vulnerable leavers being compulsorily discharged, as well as vulnerable veteran Royal Marines  
  • Signpost all non-eligible candidates to the appropriate partners  
  • Assist candidates in understanding their transferrable skills, motivations and personal qualities and how to present these to a potential employer 
  • Assess and recommend potential career paths based on the above information. 
  • Assist candidates in identifying relevant training and qualifications and advise on selection of training provider 
  • Advise candidates in the production of CVs, covering letters and written applications 
  • Support candidates in preparing for networking events and interviews 
  • Represent the Employment and Education team and wider charity at networking and other employability events 
  • Capture and distribute suitable employment opportunities for Royal Marines, focusing on early service leavers/compulsorily discharged and veterans  
  • Act as a broker between the candidate and employer when an employment application has been submitted.  
  • Track all candidates in work for a minimum of 12 months after start date as well as offering continued support to the employer. 

Other 

  • Create and maintain accurate records on all platforms for candidates and contacts in line with current GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) legislation 
  • Produce accurate data for external reporting  
  • Manage the Employment and Education jobs board, submitting all adverts in standardised format 
  • Collaborative and adaptive work to support all functions of the Employment and Education team 
  • Support the wider charity when needed in events and weekend support.  Time off in lieu will be given 

Personal Attributes 

Essential 

  • Knowledge of the current employment sector 
  • Compliance driven  
  • Strong interpersonal skills  
  • A desire to work as part of a team and deliver results 
  • Comfortable with autonomy   
  • A desire to grow and develop business relationships in focused employment sectors  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication  
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook. Adaptable to learning new CRM system and confident with data inputting for KPIs. 
  • Adaptable and engaging team player who has a drive to deliver results in a calm and conscientious manner 
  • Proven understanding of GDPR and other relevant legislation 

Desirable 

  • Knowledge of Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme (ELCS) 
  • Knowledge of the Royal Marines including specialist qualifications (SQs) and hierarchy 
  • Confident with all social media platforms and willing to take control of sharing all relevant information 

Hours/Salary  

  • 1 Year Fixed Term. With the opportunity to become a permanent member of the team.
  • Monday to Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM
  • Office-based at CTCRM Lympstone
  • 25K per annum.
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Please apply with a CV and cover letter to z.darnbrough@rma-trmc.org. Email subject EDC. 

Closing date 28 September 2021  

Interviews will be taking place on the 6 October 2021 

We aim to inform all candidates of the outcome of their application within 1 week of the closing date. 

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