Edinburgh Napier University
Edinburgh Napier University

Charity registered in Scotland SC018373

Edinburgh Napier University


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Training & Engagement Co-ordinator (Employer & Industry)

  • Full time
  • £27,117 – £32,344
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th December 2021

We are a flexible employer.

We are currently looking for a Training & Engagement Co-ordinator to join our Scotland Equate team based at Craiglockhart Campus in Edinburgh.

Working for Equate Scotland is your opportunity to contribute to making a real and sustainable difference for women studying and working in STEM sectors. We are recognised as the national expert in gender equality throughout the STEM sectors and having just secured our Scottish Government funding for the next three years, we are pushing forward with our work, communicating with women, students, industry and legislators to delivery on our strategy.

The Role

Playing a key role in the team, you will work with and build relationships with Employers and industry to support the wider Equate Team activities and objectives. You will be responsible for the project management, organisation and co-ordination of workshops and experiential learning events.

You will also deliver training for our income generation activity and supporting our free to use services for women in STEM and Women STEM students.

  • You will build and maintain positive relationships with employers and building partnerships with wider networks (public sector bodies/academia/education/trade unions) to support the Equate team aims and objectives and ethos.
  • Working closely with the Project Co-ordinator for CareerHub, and Training & Engagement Co-ordinator to ensure sharing of key contacts, best practice and service delivery.
  • Keep accurate data from events, manage budget, and provide reports as required to ensure project governance in accordance with the requirements of our funders and our key performance measures.
  • Work closely with the Support Team to provide timely and accurate event planning information, including post event follow up information and assessments.
  • Representing Equate at external forum or events when required.
  • You will be a role model the University’s values & behaviours.
  • Jointly managing annual flagship conference.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the information and records processed (received, created, used, stored, destroyed) on behalf of the University are managed in compliance with ALL applicable legislation, codes and policies e.g. Data Protection, Information Security and Records Management.

Who are we looking for

  • HNC or relevant work experience
  • A great communicator
  • Experience in training delivery
  • Effective communication skills including report writing
  • Ability to assess/analyse information/data to inform key learnings and continuous improvement in Equate Scotland knowledge on issues affecting gender equality.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please click here for the role description

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: £27,117 - £32,344 (Grade 4)

*This is a fixed-term position until 30th September 2022. Equate Scotland have secured funding from the Scottish Government for the next 3 years 2021-2024 via Inspiring Scotland and the contract operates on an annual basis)*

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Project and Recruitment Coordinator- Equate Scotland

  • Full time
  • £26,715
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th March 2021

Equate Scotland is the national expert organisation on women’s under-representation in science, engineering, technology and the built environment. We are hosted by and partner with Edinburgh Napier University.

We are based in the heart of Edinburgh city centre in the Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart campus. We work with industry, academia, the Scottish Government and public bodies to make tangible and sustainable change, enabling more women to study and work in these key sectors.

You can find out more information about us here.

We believe in creating an inclusive and enjoyable place of work and like many employers we are working flexibly. You will be joining a proactive team, dedicated to the cause of women’s social and economic equality.

The role

As the Project and Recruitment Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for managing Equate Scotland’s successful recruitment hub. You will develop a network of industry contacts and promote the women- focused, recruitment platform to them in order to achieve the target of adverts to meet every year. You will support employers and recruiters to consider gender bias in their recruitment and marketing and work with them to develop good inclusive recruitment practices and workplace cultures. You will work closely with other members of the Equate team supporting delivery of our wider service and projects.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please click here for the role description

Who we are looking for

This role is ideal for someone with a proactive and organised approach. You will have the ability to manage projects effectively, prioritise tasks and proactively seek out opportunities. Excellent communication skills are key, both verbally and written, to ensure clear and effective interaction with a range of people. You will have demonstrable experience of working within a team, supporting colleagues as this role requires the ability to work with the wider Equate Team in delivery of our wider service and projects.

Applicants must demonstrate:

· HND or equivalent level of relevant work experience

· Experience in developing effective professional relationships with a view to generate income

· Marketing and promotion skills

Desirable attributes:

· Experience of working in recruitment or marketing

· Experience and understanding of STEM and equality issues

· Previous training delivery experience

Benefits We Offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: Grade 4, £26715

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Top job! HUB Development Manager (Operations)

  • Part time
  • £40,322 – £49,553 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th May 2021

Edinburgh Napier University is the ‘#1 Modern University in Scotland’. An innovative, learner centric university with a modern and fresh outlook, Edinburgh Napier is ambitious, inclusive in its ethos and applied in its approach. The University is committed to delivering a personalised learning experience for students, set against an agenda of inclusivity, employability and sustainability.

Edinburgh Napier University is host to the HUB for SUCCESS, an Edinburgh based collaborative, working together to support children, young people and adults with Care-Experience to get in, stay in, or return to Education.

We are looking to hire a Hub Development Manager (Operations) to take responsibility for the delivery of the core aims of the regional Hub: to inspire, encourage and support people with experience of care to pursue post-school educational opportunities.

About Us

The HUB is a specialist service providing 1 to 1 support to children, young people and adults who are care-experienced and who are considering further and higher education. The HUB is committed to putting care-experienced people at the front and centre of all they do. The HUB also plays a role in raising awareness of the unique challenges those with care experience face - working together with the Statutory sector, 3rd Sector and our partner institutions.

The Opportunity

As Hub Manager you will provide a responsive and accessible service for users; ensuring high quality standards are met throughout all aspects of delivery and that the needs of care-experienced service users remain at the centre of all activity. This is a 12 month fixed term contract opportunity and the successful candidate will be based off-campus at a city centre location.

Working in collaboration with the Hub Partners, your own network and a range of care experienced contacts, you will develop innovative programmes and events to inspire, encourage and support care-experienced people to pursue post-school educational opportunities.

Who we are looking for

You will be degree qualified (or equivalent experience) ideally with postgraduate or professional qualification in education or social work. You will have a sound knowledge and understanding of the care sector and challenges faced by care experienced people, in particular regarding accessing further and higher education. We would expect you to have experience of working with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or hard-to-reach groups. You will have strong project management skills and the ability to engage and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders. You will be able to evidence a clear commitment to social inclusion and equality with knowledge of the policies within which Further and Higher Education providers in Scotland operate.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are paramount for this role as well as well-developed ability to listen effectively in different contexts including when engaging with service users and stakeholders.

Ideally we would like someone to be able to start in July 2021.

How will we reward you?

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities and a wide range of staff discounts.

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Project Administrator

  • Part time
  • £22,254 – £26,341 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th October 2021

Our Equate Scotland home base is at Craiglockart Campus in Edinburgh, and we are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and diligent Project Administrator to provide financial administrative support and assist with the organisation and planning of events. This role can work flexibly across days/hours including a mix of flexible and on site working.

Working for Equate Scotland is your opportunity to contribute to making a real and sustainable difference for women studying and working in STEM sectors. We are recognised as the national expert in gender equality throughout the STEM sectors and having just secured our Scottish Government funding for the next three years, we are pushing forward with our work, communicating with women, students, industry and legislators to delivery on our strategy.

The Role:

You will play a key role across the team. Responsible for the contact management system, including collating and organising the data, and running reports. You will also support the Financial Co-ordinator on financial tasks including, raising purchase orders, sales invoices, and updating the monthly finance reports. You will also provide general administrative support including booking travel, accommodation and meetings as required to support our programme of events.

Who are we looking for:

You will enjoy working as part of a team and be an effective communicator. Your IT skills and experience will allow you to provide productive administrative support including knowledge and experience of working with CRM and financial systems. You will ideally have an interest or awareness of equality issues.

Benefits we offer:

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Equate Scotland have secured funding from the Scottish Government for the next 3 years 2021-2024 via Inspiring Scotland and the contract operates on an annual basis)

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Training & Engagement Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,116 – £32,344
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th October 2021

Working for Equate Scotland as our Training & Engagement Co-ordinator is your opportunity to contribute to making a real and sustainable difference for women studying and working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and built environment) sectors.

We are based at Craiglockhart Campus in Edinburgh and recognised as the national expert in gender equality throughout the STEM sectors; having just secured our Scottish Government funding for the next three years, we are pushing forward with our work, communicating with women, students, industry and legislators to delivery on our strategy.

Our Training & Engagement Co-ordinator will work with students and employers on a range events and projects. Running our successful Student Network and supporting our STEM champions across the university and college sector. You will also support our wider training programmes for women, employers and academia.

The Role:

Joining the team, you will develop employer and industry relationships, providing free of charge and paid for training delivery on topics such as positive action, gendered language and inclusive recruitment practices. You will support students and student champions to facilitate employability events for female students, building links with women professionals and employers.

You will also be responsible for the marketing and promotion of the Student Network using web and social media communications alongside our Communications Officer.

Who we are looking for:

You will have knowledge and awareness of the organisational and cultural barriers to women’s access, and progression in careers in STEM. Effective interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and teamworking skills are imperative, as well as excellent IT skills. We are currently working a mix of home and office working but you must have the ability and willingness to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends for event coordination. A HNC or equivalent relevant experience is essential for this role.

Benefits we offer:

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts. As an equality employer, flexible hybrid working options are available

Equate Scotland have secured funding from the Scottish Government for the next 3 years 2021-2024 via Inspiring Scotland and the contract operates on an annual basis)

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Policy, Research & Training Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £27,116 – £32,344 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st December 2021

We are currently looking for a Policy, Research & Training Co-ordinator to join our Scotland Equate team based at Craiglockhart Campus in Edinburgh.

Working for Equate Scotland is your opportunity to contribute to making a real and sustainable difference for women studying and working in STEM sectors. We are recognised as the national expert in gender equality throughout the STEM sectors and having just secured our Scottish Government funding for the next three years, we are pushing forward with our work, communicating with women, students, industry and legislators to delivery on our strategy.

The Role:

You will play a key role across the team. Responsible for Policy tracking and research that supports Equate Scotland’s work on gender equality in STEM. Working, and building relationships with policy groups, sector and industry partners. Working with the training team to ensure that our training and services are informed by best practice utilising current research and policy. Responsible for creating new delivery materials and delivering training, events and projects. Supporting the wider work within the Equate Scotland team as required.

Who are we looking for:

  • A great communicator
  • Someone with a keen interest in equalities work.
  • Ability to assess/analyse information/data to inform key learnings and continuous improvement in Equate Scotland knowledge on issues affecting gender equality.

Benefits we offer:

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

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