• Bangor
  • £ 19.09
  • Temporary
  • sian.peoples@premiere-agency.com

Our client is currently seeking a temporary Labour Market Partnership Manager based in Bangor.

Pay rate: £19.09 per hour

Hours: 36 per week

Length: 31st Dec 2022

Main Duties

The Labour Market Partnership Manager will be responsible for the establishment and operation of the new Ards and North Down Labour Market Partnership.  The aim is to help improve employability outcomes and labour market conditions locally by working through coordinated, collaborative, multi-agency partnerships, achieving regional objectives whilst being flexible to meet the needs presented by localised conditions and helping to connect employers with employees.  The key objective is to develop local plans tailored to Ards and North Down depending on skills, sector, requirements; agree sector/industry needs at a local level; review supply and demand for skills, expertise, qualifications etc at local level and commission new provision to fill any local gaps.

The principal duties will be to manage, co-ordinate and assist the Labour Market Partnership (LMP) in the development, implementation and continuous review of strategic/operational plans and report to the Regional LMP on the achievements of the LMP’s objectives as set out in the Code of Practice and to manage the work of an Administration Officer as part of the team. 

Qualifications/Experience Sought

Qualifcations: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Level 6 qualification in business related discipline

Experience: 3 years’ relevant experience in the following areas:

  • managing partnerships, networks or boards
  • Managing external funding
  • Project Governance
  • Project procurement
  • Setting up and delivering training with operational staff and/or Members
  • Experience of Outcomes Based Accountability process
  • Experience of budgetary control relating to procurement, funding initiatives, completion of returns and financial processing

Key Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills of all types and at all levels
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective partnership/networks.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage conflicting work demands.
  • Financial management and strong data analysis skills
  • Financial project monitoring.
  • Cooperation and liaison with external stakeholders on financial and grant issues
  • Sound knowledge and use of spreadsheets
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft applications and financial management IT systems
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Enthusiastic and flexible