Charity registered in Scotland SC031026
The Contracts and Grants Manager is a new position requiring a wide-ranging skillset to meet the contract management and partnership relationships remit we deliver through our Joined up for Jobs infrastructure. Joined up for Jobs reflects the Scottish Government Fair Work Framework and No One Left Behind (NOLB) strategy.
We require a manager to oversee the contract and grants offer under Joined up for Jobs, overseeing contracts and grants funded via No One Left Behind and the City of Edinburgh Council of up to £5,000,000 per annum and working with third sector providers awarded a contract or grant. The successful candidate will be expected to provide monitoring, audit and tracking of all contract and grants, identify opportunities for partnership working, and facilitate networking and best use of the support tools we have for the network.
Other significant duties include supporting the development, design, and commissioning of new services with funding secured as required; overseeing the Joined up for Jobs Charter for service standards; co-ordinating a quarterly Joined up for Jobs Forum; overseeing the Joined up for Jobs website; working alongside the management information system and portals team for client tracking; and ensuring best value from spend in this area.
Responsible to:: Deputy Chief Executive, Capital City Partnership
Secondments will be considered.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Young Person Guarantee Manager
These posts are funded by The City of Edinburgh Council as part of their No One Left Behind remit. The ambition is to support young people into a positive destination as part of a collective effort to tackle youth unemployment as a result of COVID impacts.
The successful candidates will have a strategic and operational remit, including engaging directly with young people and engaging with employers and key stakeholders, linking young people to emerging opportunities to ensure successful outcome. Partnership working and networking will be a key element of a successful approach and the Officers will be expected to engage with a wide range of agencies, linking to national, regional, and local offers.
We envisage the two officer posts as follows:
• Pathways for Priority Groups Officer
• Employability Youth Grants Officer
Although all posts will be flexible around the needs of the client group.
Secondments will be considered. Successful candidates will be required to pass a PVG check.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Integrated Employer Engagement (IEE) Manager
This post is funded by British Land, Retail Rapid Response project.
The postholder will work closely with the Capital City Partnership employer engagement team, which comprises of the City Region Deal Integrated Employer Engagement team, the Joined up for Business team and the Recruitment and Skills Centres teams. With a particular focus on delivering the project ‘Retail Rapid Response’ (RRR) which is supported by British Land.
The RRR project works closely with businesses within Fort Kinnaird retail park with their recruitment and staffing needs; helping these businesses respond to the challenges following the COVID impact and offer a bespoke recruitment service when required. This role will also identify opportunities for current employees and local jobseekers who require support with redundancies, training, upskilling, changing employment contracts, signposting to benefits, advice or employability provision primarily within Edinburgh, Midlothian, and East Lothian.
This project has targets on both employer and jobseeker/client engagement, reporting of these targets and activity will be logged on our CRM system, Hanlon Software Solutions.
Secondments will be considered.
The postholder will work within the FUSE City Centre Edinburgh offices or from home if Covid requires.
The St James Quarter (SJQ) is due to open in late June 2021 and FUSE Recruitment and Skills Hub has been developed to support recruitment and training for the incoming St James Quarter tenants. The project is also supported through close partnership working amongst the Joined up for Business and Joined up for Jobs organisations and stakeholders.
We work with jobseekers to tailor support where needed, provide access to unique opportunities and are active within schools, higher education organisations and local communities to highlight careers within Retail and Hospitality.
This project has targets for both employer and jobseeker/client engagement. Reporting of these targets and activity will be logged on our CRM system, Hanlon Software Solutions.
RESPONSIBLE TO: FUSE Manager