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Employer Engagement Adviser – Strategic Development Fund (SDF)

Job Ref: BS 1238 | Applications Close: 18 Nov 2021, 23:59
icon_wallet£21,747 per annum - Support Scale, Fixed Point 24
icon_calendarFixed term Support contract until 31st March 2022
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock37 hours per week
icon_piechartStrategic Development Fund Project Team
icon_holiday28* Days per annum + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a number of exciting projects supported by the Government’s Strategic Development Fund to accelerate the green agenda and promote low-carbon services and practices.
Lancashire Colleges will be working in partnership with employers to identify skills shortages and ways to promote sustainability and net-zero practices in a number of sectors. The projects will develop state-of-the-art facilities and high-quality learning materials to promote sustainability.
Lancaster & Morecambe College are looking for a number of self-motivated individuals to implement projects which are funded until March 31st, 2022. 

Post subject to final confirmation of project funding.

Working as part of the Strategic Development Fund Project team, you will contribute to the College’s development & promotion of sustainable/low carbon projects. You will develop relationships with local businesses, positioning the College as a key partner in local skills improvement plans.  
You will be educated to NVQ Level 3 (or have equivalent skills and experience). Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead client meetings and give presentations are essential to the role. You will have experience of sales and marketing in a training environment with a proven track record of meeting robust sales targets

Benefits include defined benefits pension scheme, generous leave entitlement, opportunities for continuing professional development and good staff support services. Please note, CVs are not accepted.

Job Title EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT ADVISOR - Strategic Development Fund (SDF)
Salary Range Support Scale Point 24
£21,747 per annum
Department Strategic Development Fund Project Team  
Hours per Week

37 hours per week

Terms of Employment Fixed term Support contract until 31st March 2022
Annual Leave Entitlement 28* Days per annum + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
Responsible to Sustainable Energy Project Leader

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:  

  • As part of the Strategic Development Fund Project team, contribute effectively to the College’s development & promotion of sustainable/low carbon projects
  • Develop relationships with local business, positioning the College as a key partner in local skills improvement plans   

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. Work closely with Employer Engagement Team to develop new and established relationships with local SMEs. 

  2. Manage own time effectively to engage with a range of employers from a range of sectors 

  3. Support with the development and promotion of the College’s Sustainable Energy Hub as a networking and event facility 

  4. Provide effective information, advice and guidance to employers to support their training needs.

  5. Represent the College and Strategic Development Fund Project at external events and networking opportunities.

  6. Develop new employer engagement opportunities, through seeking new and different opportunities to engage with employers.   

  7. Contribute to SDF project outputs within the Employer Engagement remit.

  8. Work with the wider Strategic Development Fund Project Team to develop a range of employer events and digital resources to promote low carbon and environmental awareness.
  9. Engage effectively with central cross college teams to ensure all standards and requirements are met such as: Health and Safety, and Finance.
  10. Support the development and implementation of the College CRM system and processes.
  11. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form


College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value and promote equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. Team meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Respect and uphold the College management values and behaviour
  • Adhere to the College Values: 
    – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    – accessible, aspirational and transformative

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Disclosure & Barring Service:  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate

Skills & Experience Required


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience in sales and marketing in a training environment with a proven track record in meeting robust sales targets
  • Knowledge of training programmes available to enhance the business activities of companies

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Understanding of current Further Education requirements, funding streams and initiatives (local and national)
  • Experience as a facilitator of training courses 


Essential - Measured by application form/certificates

  • Qualified to minimum NVQ Level 3 or equivalent experience
  • GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2) 

Desirable - Measured by application form/certificates

  • Customer Service qualification / training

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by skills test and interview

  • Excellent communication skills in ‘cold calling’; leading client meetings; and giving presentations
  • Skilled in developing customer relationships, negotiating and closing a sale and maintaining excellent customer service
  • Outgoing and self-motivated with a strong drive to achieve targets
  • Excellent IT skills 

Desirable - Measured by skills test and interview

  • A broad knowledge of NVQs and their structure
  • Ability to undertake Organisational/ Training Needs Analysis (or within agreed timescale) 


Essential - Measured by application form, skills test and interview 

  • Proven organisational skills and attention to detail
  • A reliable and flexible approach to work and smart appearance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as a team player and ‘LMC ambassador’
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure. 
  • Current driving licence and business travel insurance
  • Access to own vehicle

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form from the link above and email the completed form and a covering letter to

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.