Job Opening: Employer Engagement Project Manager

17th Aug 2022 | Category: Jobs

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (CLEP) is looking to recruit an Employer Engagement Project Manager, who will deliver an innovative project (Hub Innovation Project) aimed at bringing learning to life and helping year 13 students secure employment or higher education opportunities on completion of their course at college.

We are looking for an individual who is:

  • Passionate about ensuring every young person is offered the best chance to enjoy a successful career;
  • Suitably qualified and experienced;
  • Committed to delivering a high quality service, which meets the needs of Cumbria’s business community; and
  • Strong and credible ambassadors for CLEP.
Job Title: Employer Engagement Project Manager
Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 per annum with contributory pension scheme
Location: Furness, Cumbria
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Terms: This is a 12 month fixed term contract from the employment start date.

Download full application details (.PDF)

Role Summary

Hub Innovation Projects (HIPs) are an excellent way for Careers Hubs to continue raising standards in careers education and provision across the country. They are a source for innovation, learning and development. By developing new ideas and approaches we are also growing our evidence-base of what works to remove barriers and improve young people’s outcomes in careers provision. The Hub Innovation Project is funded through the Careers and Enterprise Company.

Cumbria LEP has secured additional funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company to deliver an action-based research programme that will involve supporting Small to Medium Size (SME) businesses in Furness to develop their talent pipeline through focused engagement with Year 13 students at Furness College.

You will be based at Furness College and work directly with the Student Services Manager, curriculum lecturers and local employers to create a programme of employer engagement activities that will add value to students learning by bringing their learning to life and develop their employability skills.


Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV together with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the post and how you meet the requirements of the person specification to Cath Dutton, Careers Hub Manager, Cumbria LEP at by 12 noon 14 September 2022.

Interviews will be held on 21 September 2022 (please save the date in your diary).

Full details of the role and application process can be found here. (.PDF)

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