Business engagement officer

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - Recruitment
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
  • External Reference

To provide a screening and matching service for those seeking employment and employers seeking to recruit to ensure that local residents registered with the Wandsworth employment brokerage service are able to access employment.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

To work with clients registered with the Wandsworth employment brokerage service, matching their aspirations, knowledge and experience with the skills required by local employers

  1. To liaise with local businesses regarding job vacancies, trainee ships or work experience placements and match their requirements to those residents registered with the Wandsworth employment brokerage service.

  1. To develop and maintain a good knowledge of current customised training opportunities, advice and guidance, CV preparation, job readiness preparation and personal development courses available in Wandsworth to be accessed by clients.

  1. To provide a professional brokerage service, at all times, to employers and to job seekers, ensuring that they are given correct information relating to the service offered and their eligibility. Managing and maintaining a computerised database of registering clients and employers

  1. To project manage programmes that assist local residents into employment, promoting programmes that ensure an integrated and co-ordinated approach to meeting current and future skills needs of businesses and improve access for local residents in existing and future employment opportunities.

  1. To produce detailed reports on project development and positive outcomes to beneficiaries on a quarterly basis, or as required by the Economic Development Office. To provide detailed evidence to support the effective use of funding and presenting this information as required to the Senior Management team. To provide an effective contribution to meeting outputs and targets identified within particular growth areas or in response to strategic aims and objectives.

  1. To take responsibility to produce effective and creative marketing and promotional materials to raise awareness of the service and the opportunities it offers to local residents. To maximise the engagement of diverse and hard to reach beneficiaries.

  1. To direct, as required, apprentices or other work placement opportunities within the team to manage their day-to-day activities. In addition to manage recruitment campaigns including the planning of resources and supervision of staff as required.

  1. To facilitate events and deliver presentations, that will raise awareness of our integrated approach to meeting current and future skills needs of businesses and improve access for local residents to existing and future employment opportunities to schools, steering groups and partners.

  1. To undertake any other duties as directed commensurate with the grading of the post including some out of hours work - sometimes at short notice.

Generic Duties and Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the continuous improvement of the Borough's of Wandsworth and Richmond services.

  • To comply with relevant Codes of Practice, including the Code of Conduct, and policies concerning data protection and health and safety.

  • To promote equality, diversity, and inclusion, maintaining an awareness of the equality and diversity protocol/policy and work to create and maintain a safe, supportive and welcoming environment where all people are treated with dignity and their identity and culture are valued and respected.

  • To understand the both Council's duties and responsibilities for safeguarding children, young people and adults as they apply to your role within the council.

  • The Shared Staffing Arrangement will keep its structures under continual review and as a result the post holder should expect to carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function, commensurate with the level of the post.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Sadie Nunn