Project Coordinator

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£25,233 to £28,727
06 Aug 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting a Project Coordinator, Careers Inspiration (Schools)

Closing Date:  18th August 2017

Interview Date:  8th September 2017

Grade:  3.3 – 3.5

Salary:  £25,233 to £28,727

Location:  Nottingham

Futures Advice, Skills and Employment is a not for profit company jointly owned by Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council. We provide skills and employability services, including the National Careers Service, across the East Midlands and Central Eastern regions.

Job Introduction

We are committed to playing a lead role in changing the way people are inspired into making better informed career choices, raising their aspirations and making decisions that reflect these aspirations.  Being an area of priority for the Government, this includes a particular focus on supporting young people to develop employability skills by getting employers to inspire and educate young people about the world of work.

We require a Project Coordinator to support the development, promotion, coordination and delivery of Futures’ Careers Inspiration activity, working across a range of contracts including Aspire and the National Careers Service.

Job Specification Requirements

Based at our offices in Nottingham, you will be working within a busy team to support the delivery of a number of innovative employability projects with employers, schools and young people from across the East Midlands; whilst also supporting our sub-contractors with this delivery in the Central Eastern region. You will be providing information and guidance to schools, with regard to the range of services available in supporting them to inspire young people to make informed career decisions and prepare them for the world of work. You will also be supporting employers and schools to remove any barriers that prevent them from effective partnership working, allowing young people to have greater engagement with the local economy and knowledge of skills and attributes valued by employers.

The successful candidate will have:

Strong communication skills will enable you to engage and work effectively with people at all levels within a range of agencies and organisations from voluntary, private and statutory sectors including schools and employers. Excellent organisational skills, including an ability to prioritise work and meet agreed deadlines, will enable you to manage competing priorities in this fast-paced environment. Previous experience of project management or coordination is also essential for successful delivery across a range of projects. You will also be required to understand and interpret policy developments and be able to communicate complex information effectively to a range of stakeholders. An ability to think creatively and adopt innovative ways of working, alongside an understanding of the careers and employability agenda for young people, will be essential skills for the successful candidate.

Application Method

Further details and a job description for this vacancy can be found by clicking the apply button. 

Applicants are required to complete an application form & preference sheet which can be found on the website

Completed application forms to be returned via email to;

Job reference: FUT/36

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks prior and during employment.

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