Employer Engagement Lead
Location: Manchester - Agile
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: 28th February 2024
Interview Date: 7th March 2024
Support our communities. See the difference you can make in our city.
At One Manchester we are passionate about providing good quality homes, great services and real opportunities for customers and communities. We are more than just a landlord. We invest in new and existing homes, provide money advice and wellbeing, employment and training support and build strong partnerships to support inclusive growth.
We have an exciting position available for an Employment Engagement Lead to join us!
You ll develop and deliver an effective and integrated approach to employer engagement for externally awarded contracts and the wider Employment and Skills team. You will nurture and manage existing relationships to maximise programme outcomes, as well as develop new links to engage employers with programmes that seek to create new opportunities and remove barriers to employment. Targeting local and national employers operating in the areas of the contract reach to develop joint working agreements supporting the work of the contract team and ensure they add value to our services and benefit One Manchester tenants .
What we re looking for:
Extensive experience in engaging and influencing businesses of all sizes to deliver outcomes, or improve their social and environmental practices.
General experience of engaging with employment support programmes.
Extensive experience in developing and maintaining strong and productive professional partnerships and in developing negotiating agreements and contracts
Extensive experience in monitoring and evaluating the impact of partnership projects or programmes.
Have the ability to plan and facilitate effective meetings, workshops and activities.
Good understanding of how businesses approach recruitment and current good practice in reducing inequalities and barriers to employment.
Excellent knowledge of the local labour market, growth sectors, employment and training opportunities and support available in the local area.
Why take up the challenge with One Manchester? This really is a great place to work. We ve bags of potential and have huge opportunities waiting to be unlocked. Supportive and flexible, we re rightly proud of our work and excited about the future. So, challenge yourself to be creative and ambitious and see the difference you can make in our great city.
If this sounds like you then apply today, we d love to hear from you!
We own and manage over 12,000 homes in central, south and east Manchester. We have one purpose: to provide good quality homes, great services, and real opportunities for our customers and communities. Our role as a trusted Registered Provider of Social Housing goes well beyond putting people in safe and secure homes. That s not to say it s not one our key priorities, it s simply one of the many things we do to help our customers live happy and fulfilled lives. We put people at the heart of everything we do. We re constantly evolving as a business to ensure we re supporting our customers and communities. We focus on improving our communities by offering a range of services, including employment opportunities, building new developments, and ensuring our customers have safe homes to live in.
In accordance with the aims of our Equality and Diversity strategy and organisational commitment to address the employment of underrepresented groups, One Manchester is operating 'the Rooney Rule'. This means that we aim to interview at least one ethnically diverse candidate for all roles. We will also interview at least one female candidate for all our roles within our trades and facilities teams where we experience an under representation.
One Manchester strives for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We positively encourage applications for employment from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
We are transitioning to a culture where agile working will be a feature of many of our roles. We also try to support and promote a culture of flexible working where possible and practical. If you are interested in a role but require flexibility or part time hours please give us a call and we can let you know if this can be considered for a particular role.