Skills Delivery Manager (LEP)

Lincolnshire County Council is advertising a very exciting opportunity for a Skills Delivery Manager (LEP) to work within the Greater Lincolnshire LEP team and support the LEP Skills Policy Manager to deliver Employment and Skills outcomes across Greater Lincolnshire.  The Greater Lincolnshire LEP is one of 38 across England. 

Director Area
Place
Job Location(s)
Lincolnshire
Service Area
LEP
Grade
G10: 34,788 - 38,813
Job Category
Economic Regeneration
Criminal Record Check
Not Required
Interviews
14/11/2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Appointment Type
Full-time
Hours per week
37
Sponsorship
No
Relocation Expenses
No
Politically Restricted Post
No
Closing Date
27/10/2019
Job Reference
9491

The LEP team manages several private sector led Boards, including the Greater Lincolnshire LEP Ltd Board of Directors, to develop economic growth strategies for the Greater Lincolnshire area.  The team works closely with Government departments and many local partners.    

The ideal candidate will have/be;

  • A proven track record of managing competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Effective knowledge of current government policy impacting on employment and skills.
  • Proven experience of managing a team. 
  • The ability to influence and build credibility with stakeholders in Government and across the region.    
  • A team player with good analytical skills, attention to detail and be prepared to develop their knowledge. 
  • The ability to juggle competing workloads and diverse topics within the Economic Development agenda. 

The post-holder will develop and manage a portfolio of projects that contribute to the outcomes of the Greater Lincolnshire Employment and Skills strategy and plan and the emerging Local Industrial Strategy, as directed by the LEP Skills Policy Manager.  Travel around Lincolnshire will be expected as part of the job.

We will help you learn new skills, enjoy your day-to-day, encourage your development and work with your to reach your potential…all within a friendly and welcoming environment where no two days are ever the same and we all want to succeed together!

The authority is one of the largest county councils in the UK and we are ambitious for both the residents of our county and the people who work here. We care about our staff, It's important to us that you have an excellent work/life balance and the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in a supportive Local Authority setting. 

At the heart of Lincolnshire is Lincoln City; famous for its stunning cathedral and impressive castle, the medieval quarter is a great contrast to the lively and youthful feel of this vibrant University City.   The county's historic market towns are steeped in history and brimming with life, our vibrant coast and areas of outstanding natural beauty make Lincolnshire the perfect place for your next career move.

We are offering a competitive salary of £34,788 - £38,813, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

Applications Close on 27/10/2019 and interviews will be held 14/11/2019.

If all this sounds like the role and place for you and you want to, then go ahead and read through the full Job Description, to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply!  If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to  www.lincolnshire.gov.uk.  If you would like to know more about the Greater Lincolnshire LEP then click over to www.greaterlincolnshirelep.co.uk.  If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please give Clare Hughes a call on 01522 550 545.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU INCLUDE A COVER LETTER WITH YOUR APPLICATION DETAILING WHY YOU HAVE APPLIED FOR THE POSITION AND HOW YOU FEEL YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE MEET THAT REQUIRED BY THE JOB DESCRIPTION. 

Candidates who are selected for interview will be invited to take part in a written test and asked to deliver a presentation.

Best of luck with your application!

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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