• Location: Neath, United Kingdom,
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £10,000.00 - £15,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 01 July, 2024 12:00 AM
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Business Engagement Advisor

NPTC Group of Colleges
Business Engagement Advisor (Neath College)

NPTC Group of Colleges' Business Development Unit was set up in 2017 with the dual aim of providing a service to individuals and employers outside of our full-time curriculum. We have grown a great deal in the last 7 years and the department runs and administers approximately 300 courses a year, for over 2000 learners from industry and those seeking to reskill/upskill and develop their career. Based in Neath, Newtown and Brecon, the Business Development Unit has a team of Business Engagement Advisors that work across the region to support businesses. This post will be initially based in Neath and involves arranging visits with employers and determining what support the College and its partners can provide.

Scale 5, Points 25-28, £29,385 - £31,645 per annum, pro rata, equivalent to £14,692 - £15,822 per annum.

18.5 hours per week (including evening work and occasional early mornings and weekends).

Monday - 9:30am - 2:30pm

Tuesday - 9:30am - 2:30pm

Wednesday - 9:30am - 3:00pm

Thursday - 9:30am - 2:30pm

Part time, fixed term until 13 June 2025.

About you:Ideally you should have a level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline and have relevant experience. You will also have proven experience within a Business-to-Business and/or sales environment and proven experience of working in a target-driven environment. You should also hold a level 2 qualification in English and Maths (GCSE or equivalent) and be IT literate to level 2. The successful individual will be someone that is organised, professional and is great at engagement. You will have a passion for solving problems and will enjoy a fast-paced varied role. You will need the ability to work independently and will be required to manage your own diary around the needs of employers. The post is working Monday to Friday during normal business hours although there is occasional evening and weekend activities such as awards evenings and networking events. If this sounds like you and you want to join a successful business team, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

About us: NPTC Group of Colleges is one of the largest Further Education providers in Wales, providing almost every conceivable vocational area of education and training including an exciting and varied programme of full and part-time courses stretching across locations from South to Mid Wales.

NPTC Group of Colleges has been educating future generations for over 90 years, we believe that qualifications and training are key to many rewarding career paths, with our highly qualified teaching staff and their wealth of industry knowledge on hand we will open the door to a successful and rewarding future, students are at the heart of everything we do, and we want them to leave us having had more than just an education.

Why work for us?

As well as competitive salaries, our pension schemes are some of the best available. These are administered via the Local Government Pension Scheme or the Teacher's Pension Scheme and provide pensions that are increased each year in line with inflation. We contribute over £20 into your pension, for every £100 you earn.

The holiday allowance is excellent right from year 1. You have 28 days per year of holiday (rising to 32 after 5 years' service), and as we close the College for up to 5 days over Christmas, this means up to an additional 5 days of leave. With the 8 days of public/bank holidays on top of this, you could benefit from 41 days of annual leave as a Business Engagement Advisor. This is work-life balance!

We have a range of potential flexible working options available including agile working, sabbatical leave and job share, where it meets the needs of the College. Sickness benefits here are generous, and staff are also provided with free access to independent occupational health, the Employee Support Helpline, a 24-hour life management and personal support helpline. The College also employs a dedicated Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, who provides support and organises very popular events across the Group, as well as providing access to a variety of free wellbeing resources.

There is free car parking at all of our main colleges as well as bike storage, and if you are based in the South, we can also offer a 10% discount at the Lilliput Day Nursery in Neath.

The College is an educator and as such we actively promote and encourage Continuous Professional Development for all of our staff; we may even be able to contribute to the fees for higher degrees and other qualifications helpful to your job.

On top of all this, working at the College gives us the privilege of being involved in helping our learners and our communities succeed and thrive.

NPTC Group of Colleges offers far more than just good salaries!

For more information, please visit the Recruitment Information Pack