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Higher Level Skills Manager

Are you passionate and knowledgeable about supporting the development of higher level skills provision, and progression routes in to this?  Do you have excellent negotiation and influencing skills?  Are you experienced in working directly with employers to support their skills needs?

Go Higher West Yorkshire (GHWY) is a partnership representing 13 HE providers: Bradford College, the University of Bradford, Calderdale College, the University of Huddersfield, Kirklees College, the University of Leeds, Leeds Arts University, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds College of Building, Leeds City College, Leeds College of Music, Leeds Trinity University and Wakefield College.  The team is based at the University of Leeds.

The purpose of the role is to enable partnership working between the GHWY members, in the area of higher level skills.  The role with be pivotal in working with higher level skills providers and institutions predominantly in West Yorkshire to ensure the successful delivery of Let’s Talk Real Skills, and will provide effective project management across partner organisations. A key success of this position would see the successful engagement of GHWY university partners in the project’s Collaborative Learning Sets and Collaborative Partnerships thus ensuring progression routes and higher level skills are a key component of the design of bespoke skills solutions for employers.  The role holder will also have specific and challenging targets to meet around employers undertaking skills plans and completing relevant projects, as well as the number of individual participants in activity.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Helen Sykes, GHWY Manager

Tel: +44 (0)7834 808302, email: 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Admissions & Recruitment
Section:  Educational Engagement
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Until 30 September 2021)
Release Date:  Thursday 16 July 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 August 2020
Interview Date:  Wednesday 19 August 2020
Reference:  SESAR1236
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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