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Employer Engagement Manager

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Bognor Regis

University of Chichester

Salary range: £33,797 to £35,844 per annum

Full Time

The University offers you a 37-hour working week, Monday to Friday; access to a range of training and development opportunities; discounted Gym membership; Local Government Pension Scheme; 25 days’ holiday (rising to 27 days’ in your fifth year of service), Bank Holidays and University closure periods (e.g. between Christmas and the New Year).

We are seeking to appoint an Employer Engagement Manager to join the Degree Apprenticeships Team. The role holder will take a pro-active lead in the development and delivery of the University’s employer engagement strategy, with a specific focus on our expanding portfolio of degree apprenticeship programmes.

To be successful in your application it is essential that you are able to demonstrate experience of engaging with internal and external stakeholders, including Universities, FE Colleges, schools, employers, potential apprentices and external agencies. We would anticipate that the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate understanding of the Higher Education Environment, contract management and key issues in the provision of degree apprenticeships.

The successful post holder will be an innovative and self-motivated leader with the ability to form and manage strong working relationships and the capability to work pro-actively and independently.

The University welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Chris Smethurst by email at: or by telephone on 01243 816237.

Closing Date: 25 November 2020 Interview Date: TBC

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