Innovate Manager (Green Skills)

  • Job Reference: FIR95
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2024
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  • Location: Selly Oak, West Midlands, England
  • Salary: £46,518 to £50,815
  • Sector: Tutor / Trainer
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Innovate Manager (Green Skills)

Salary: £46,518 to £50,815 per annum (£37,214-£40,652 pro rata for this post)

Hours per week: 30 (0.8 post)
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2025

Benefits: include free parking, free meal and hot drinks, generous annual leave, generous pension scheme, health cash plan, NUS discount cards, culture of Investing in People (Gold), a unique working environment, 6 acres of beautiful grounds, Gold level IIP.

Fircroft is a residential college occupying a former Cadbury family home, set on six acres of beautiful grounds in Selly Oak, Birmingham. We were originally founded to provide educational opportunities for some of the most disadvantaged and excluded members of society. One hundred years on from the birth of Fircroft College, its mission of ‘social and climate justice’ is more relevant than ever.

This post is funded by Innovate UK who are driving innovation through a partnership between SMEs and 7 local colleges. Fircroft is leading on Green Skills innovation, having been the first college to declare a climate emergency and having won a coveted Green Gown award.

We are looking to appoint an Innovate Manager to act as account manager for the SMEs Fircroft engages, facilitating their support journey, contributing to their programme of learning and ensuring key outcomes.

To be considered for this role you must have had success engaging and working with SMEs, experience at every stage of the project management cycle and an ability to collaborate with a range of internal and external contributors. You need a personal commitment to climate justice, specialist knowledge to share around Net Zero and Green transitions and the ability to facilitate learning.

If you would like to apply for this role please press APPLY and we shall send you our  application form and equal opportunities form to complete and return to us by the closing date.

Closing date for this post is: 28th May 2024 (Please note the College reserves the opportunity to close the vacancy at an earlier date if sufficient applications are received)

This College is committed to equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

In 2021, we were very proud to affiliate with the Black FE Leadership Group. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.