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Vacancies in the West Midlands

Here you can find a list of all the current vacancies in the West Midlands and details on how to apply below.

If there are no vacancies, check out all Groundwork vacancies across the country on our main careers portal.

Generalist Assessor / IQA

Generalist Assessor / IQA (Bus.Admin/Cust Serv/TL/Retail)

37 hours per week

Base: Tipton with travel around the region as required

Salary £24,176 per annum

 

We are looking for an experienced generalist Assessor / IQA to join our expanding team in Tipton.

 

You will work with our sales team and employers to identify and deliver against development needs of individuals for their chosen skills route.

 

The role will include planning and facilitating the learning required, conducting learner inductions and starts, reviewing progress and carrying out formative and summative assessment to enable achievement of qualification(s). The role will also include quality assurance of the work of other assessors in line with AO requirements, assisting the Quality & Compliance Manager in planning and maintaining a robust standardisation framework, and liaising directly with the AO to drive ongoing quality improvement.

 

As part of this role you will:

  • Agree and prioritise the learner’s learning needs;
  • Develop Individual Learning Plans with SMART targets and dates for achievement;
  • Identify specific learning and development opportunities;
  • Identify and collate valid, sufficient and authentic evidence on learners and maintain appropriate records;
  • Plan assessment to meet requirements and learner needs and make assessment decisions against specified criteria;
  • Guide and support assessors to ensure quality and consistency of assessment; and
  • Monitor and assess assessor’s development and practice.

You must have proven experience of working as an Assessor and IQA in a training/education setting and working with awarding bodies, along with a proven track record of meeting targets.

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, life assurance, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies.

To apply, please forward your CV to wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk

Further details can be obtained by visiting our website: http://www.groundwork.org.uk/Sites/westmidlands/FAQS/Category/careers-wmjobs

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ERDF Low Carbon Advisor

ERDF Low Carbon Advisor
Salary: £26,550 per annum
37 hours per week (occasional evening and weekend working)
Location
: Tipton with travel across the West Midlands

With your proven experience of working in energy / environmental management within the business services arena you will develop, coordinate and deliver business support as provided through the Low Carbon Growth Support Project; undertaking energy audits, developing action plans and providing ongoing support to businesses.

You will be an advocate of the project; engaging and working closely with local organisations to identify energy saving opportunities and translating these through action planning. Your work will then involve providing support to help businesses implement energy-saving activities and encouraging businesses to take advantage of the project’s full support offer.

As part of this role you will:

  • Identify and maintain new and existing relationships with businesses, stakeholders and other relevant agencies;
  • Engage suitable businesses in the Low Carbon Growth Support Project;      
  • Undertake carbon/energy audits at participants sites;
  • Provide energy-saving advice and guidance and develop low carbon action plans;
  • Provide ongoing support to businesses to help them implement energy saving measures as identified;
  • Ensure all activities are contract compliant;
  • Maintain and prepare records in line with funders’ audit requirements and for reporting and project claims as required; and
  • Promote all activities associated with the Low Carbon Growth Support Project.

In order to be successful in this role you must have an auditor qualification as well as experience in providing business support, specifically relating to energy auditing and issue assessment. You must also have practical knowledge of environmental / energy management systems such as ISO 50001 / ISO14001.

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies and has a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our staff.

To apply, please complete the application form below and return.

Application Pack

Application Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy

Closing date: Tuesday 9th May 2017

Interviews to be held week commencing 22nd May 2017

An Enhanced DBS will be carried out for this post.

 

        

Business Engagement Coordinator - Environmental / Energy Management

Business Engagement Coordinator – Environmental / Energy Management
37 hours per week
Location: Tipton
Salary £25,650 per annum
(Part-funded by European Regional Development Funds)
Initially offered on a 6 Month Fixed Term Contract*

We are looking for a business engagement coordinator to engage, recruit and enrol eligible businesses to the Low Carbon Growth Support Project.

With your proven experience of working in business services, particularly within the environmental / energy management arena, you will work closely with the business services’ team and influential partners to engage local businesses and promote the work of the project while ensuring all activities are compliant to funder requirements.

As part of this role you will:

• Develop and maintain a Customer Relations Management System (CRM);
• Generate a pipeline of business engagement opportunities;
• Develop relationships with eligible businesses and establish their needs in order to engage them in the support offered;
• Recruit eligible businesses and provide ongoing guidance on the range of support offered;
• Carry out research of economic related data;
• Analyse data to develop engagement strategies and plans;
• Assist with developing case-studies and marketing material provided through the Low Carbon Growth Support project;
• Organise and coordinate events;
• Prepare and present reports and updates as required; and
• Maximise opportunities for future funding opportunities.

You must have a degree or postgraduate qualification in a business related discipline or equivalent work experience for this role along with experience of business sales / recruitment, ongoing engagement and making cross referrals.

Experience of marketing and business engagement is essential for the role along with good presentation and report writing skills.

The role will require regular travel across the region so a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential.

At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves on being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, life assurance, a health cash plan scheme, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies.

To apply, please complete the application form below and return to: wmrecruitment@groundwork.org.uk or contact 0121 530 5514 to request a pack to be sent out to you.

 

Application Pack

Application Form

Job Description & Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy

Closing date: Tuesday 9th May 2017
Interviews to be held week commencing 22nd May 2017
An Enhanced DBS will be carried out for this post.

* This post is funded by European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) initially on a Fixed Term Contract until 31st December 2017. Continuation of the role after this date is subject to further funding being secured.