Skills Development Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/11/2021 23:59
£34,728 - £36,922
Hours per week:
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Employment Location:
Cavendish House, Teesdale Business Park, Stockton-on-Tees, Tees Valley, TS17 6QY
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Closing date:
21 Nov
Further Information

Skills Development Officer, Fixed Term to 30/06/2023
(Tees Valley Collaborative Skills Development Partnership)
Tees Valley Combined Authority

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Skills Development Officer posts to join our existing team, to deliver an exciting and transformational European Social Fund (ESF) Workforce Skills development project, in partnership with Teesside University.

The Skills Development Officer role will engage with the Tees Valley Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) business sector to stimulate workforce planning by undertaking Training needs analyses (TNA) and producing a Skills plan; sourcing workforce development/training solutions appropriate to the business need.

The Combined Authority is looking for individuals with knowledge and expertise of working with Sector networks and businesses, particularly in the Priority Sectors defined by the Tees Valley Combined Authority Strategic Economic Plan.

The post holder will be located within the well-established Education, Employment and Skills team that are leading on the transformation of the skills and employment agenda in Tees Valley. With the announcements made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the March 2021 budget for the Tees Valley region, this is an exciting time to be joining the Combined Authority to support SME’s in their endeavour’s for business growth, preparing for the exciting new jobs that will be created by the ambitious regeneration programmes, whilst supporting Tees Valley residents to have increased access to these jobs and training opportunities.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team player, qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field or a strong demonstrable track record/experience in workforce development planning. Building effective relationships both internally and externally is key to this role. Specifically working to increase business engagement with Small to Medium sized businesses (SME’s) and wider stakeholders, including Local Authorities, Further Education Colleges and Private Training Providers, Department of Work and Pensions and Priority Sector Associations.

Experience of providing business support, particularly in relation to People and Skills, is key for this post with the ability to develop business led solutions through collaboration and relationship building with strong written and verbal skills.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to Job Description and Person Specification.

For more information, please refer to our "About Us" Document or visit www.teesvalley-ca.gov.uk/jobs

To have an informal discussion on the role please contact Christine Hall, ESF Project Manager, by email on Christine.Hall@teesvalley-ca.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.