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Employer Engagement Adviser – Sustainability Specialist Strategic Development Fund (SDF)

Job Ref: BS 1237 | Applications Close: 18 Nov 2021, 23:59
icon_wallet£27,415 per annum - Support Scale Point 31
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. For this post, a commitment to sustainability and experience/knowledge of sustainable energy, construction, manufacturing or engineering is an advantage.

Post subject to final confirmation of project funding.

Working as part of the Strategic Development Fund Project team, you will engage with employers to produce low carbon training needs analyses and manage employer relationships to support the SDF project.
You will be educated to NVQ Level 3 (or have equivalent skills and experience) and ideally have a qualification or experience in Information, Advice & Guidance. Excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver presentations successfully are essential to the role. You will have experience of developing training needs analyses, working in a sales environment and be confident in networking situations.

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) Sustainability Specialist
Salary Range Support Scale Point 31
£27,415 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:  

  • To engage with employers to produce low carbon training needs analysis
  • To manage employer relationships to support the SDF external funded project   

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. Effectively engage with employers to produce low carbon energy training needs analyses.

  4. Collaborate with SDF Project Team to review sustainable energy skills gaps identified by employers.

  5. In collaboration with the SDF Project Team, develop and share innovative solutions to training need requirements with employers.

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

  7. Ensure accurate and efficient records for employer activity and engagement are maintained on approved systems agreed by Senior Management and SDF Project Team.

  8. Engage effectively with the Lead Organisation and The Lancashire College Group to successfully manage the project.

  9. Engage effectively with curriculum teams to maximise opportunities to enhance and enrich teaching and learning for current students.

  10. Engage effectively with central cross college teams to ensure all standards and requirements are met such as: Health and Safety, and Finance.

  11. Support and promote the development of learning resources with employers.

  12. Support the development and implementation of the College CRM system and processes.

  13. 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 of engaging with local employers and internal departments
  • Experience and confident in networking situations
  • Experience of developing training needs analyses
  • Experience in sales and marketing environment
  • Experience of working in a sustainable/low carbon energy environment or of working towards low carbon goals in business

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience of working in an education-related field
  • Experience in market research 


Essential - Measured by application form

  • Qualified to minimum NVQ Level 3 or equivalent experience
  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above (or equivalent Level 2)
  • Level 2 Information, Advice and Guidance  

Desirable - Measured by application form

  • Team Leading or Supervisory Management Qualification

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by skills test and interview

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver presentations successfully to a varied audience
  • Strong engagement and collaboration skills, both internal and external
  • Excellent planning, prioritising and organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Microsoft Office 

Desirable - Measured by skills test and interview

  • Financial / budget management skills 


Essential - Measured by application form, skills test and interview 

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Able to take responsibility and solve problems
  • Current driving licence and business travel insurance

Desirable - Measured by application form, skills test and interview

  • 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.