SLO - Apprenticeship Strategy Lead

  • Location
    Slough, Berkshire
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  • Job type
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  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - Recruitment Resourcing

Apprenticeship Strategy Lead

6 months

All remote

Rates £260 p/d PAYE or £345 umbrella


The Apprenticeship Strategy Lead plays a key role in delivering the Mars UK apprenticeships talent agenda and advancing Mars UK Inclusion and Diversity goals. This crucial role will assess and define the resources and actions needed to expand our apprenticeship schemes to maximise the opportunity for Mars UK and make a sizeable contribution to diversity and social mobility. The role sits within the UK/GER Talent Acquisition team and reports into the TA UK/Germany Lead.

The role:

  • Partner with the Mars segments and functional leadership teams on their long-term talent agenda, assessing opportunities to expand the breadth of our apprenticeship schemes to meet identified needs and maximise diversity of talent.

  • Review and report on current apprenticeship schemes, make proposals around how to increase diversity of talent coming into Mars UK.

  • Network externally with companies further along this journey and bring elements of their best practice into proposals

  • Explore with existing and new providers to propose new and appropriate delivery models that meets the needs of the business and the learners- this will include identification of appropriate colleges, working patterns, program outcomes and appropriate end point assessment with a focus on diverse talent.

  • Collaborate with TA Partners and others to propose an attraction strategy and pre-apprentice activities e.g., school programmes designed to attract diverse talent.

  • Review and report on the current apprenticeship programme management and make recommendations around future resource needs.

Key Skills:

  • Strong knowledge and proven experience in setting up apprenticeship schemes (required)

  • Experience in, and passion for ED&I (I&D)

  • Stakeholder management and project management experience

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