Employment and Skills Manager
The Hinkley Point C Project is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe. During the business construction phase over 5,600 people will work on the site. The project marks the rebirth of the UK's nuclear industry and will present invaluable opportunities for Somerset, the South West and wider UK. We are currently looking for an Employment and Skills Manager to build links among key groups, including contractors, suppliers, educational institutions and employment organisations, to match supply to demand and create sustainable employment, social and economic opportunities for local people. A key relationship will be with Sedgemoor District Council. The key role of the Employment & Skills Manager is to contribute to the ongoing development and expansion of the local 'Talent Pool' for employers to draw from, particularly in construction roles. The Employment & Skills Manager will be one of the key contact points for Tier 1 contractors, public sector stakeholders, trade unions and local candidates on a day to day basis. Main Duties and responsibilities Manage a caseload and maintain the HPC Jobs Brokerage database. Identify and match local CV's with supply chain job opportunities and engage with both employer and potential employees to understand the recruitment requirements and fit with the job role. Liaise with registered HPC Jobs Service partners including colleges, training providers and employers to increase registrations to the talent pool database Matrix manager two Outreach Workers Deliver presentations to mixture of audiences Manage events and candidate registration sessions. Develop relationships with other Hinkley Job partners and stakeholders, particularly to build and maintain an appropriate 'talent pool' in line with information identify in the ESPs Periodically review the composition of the 'Talent Pool' and commissions campaigns to target new entrants to specific employment gaps e.g. Women into Construction etc Produces monthly reports on composition of 'talent pool' and forthcoming employment opportunities Understand and comply with all EDF systems and working protocols Maintain and uphold all health & safety requirements in line with responsibilities To undertake any other reasonable client focused and employer/subcontractor project duties that may be required form time to time. Qualifications & Experience Understanding local labour schemes and have a proven track record of achievement in supporting contractors to take on local people and apprentices (Essential) Track record of stakeholder and partnership working (Essential) Appreciation of the importance of promoting employment, training and diversity (Essential) Strong data management and process awareness (Essential) Able to communicate via both written and verbal mediums (Essential) Strong organisational skills with a high level of attention to detail (Essential) Capability to produce high quality written and verbal reports (Essential) Excellent knowledge of ICT; IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office Applications, other IT software packages, internet and email, and Candidate Registration Management / Learner Management Systems. (Essential) Appreciation and compliance based approach to working with established systems and protocols (Essential) Willingness to undergo and satisfy any application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (Essential). Holder of a full driving licence and access to a car (Essential) Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) at Level 3 or equivalent (Desirable), experience in training administration advantageous. Awareness of the competence and qualifications required to work in the nuclear construction sector (Desirable) Experience of working within the recruitment industry (Desirable) An understanding of the Data Protection Act (Desirable). This position will be based in Bridgwater working on the HPC project with travel to other project sites including Bristol and London as required. We are looking for contractors who will join and make a long term impact on the project. For more information please contact James Perry at Rullion on Applications close on Wednesday 17th May 2017. If you have not had a reply within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful.