• Location: Swansea, SA5 4HB
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 01 December, 2023 12:00 AM

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Skills Project Manager - Shared Prosperity Fund

Gower College Swansea
About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

The role involves responsibility for the administration and coordination of all activities within the Shared Prosperity Fund (Skills Project) to include liaison with the Head of GCS Training, Commercial Coordinators, delivery staff, collation and checking of documentation , monitoring KPIs and ensuring compliance with the project requirements. Integral to the position is the reporting, supporting and monitoring of all aspect of the project to ensure the successful achievement of key performance indicators.
  • 37 hours per week
  • Fixed-term until 31/12/2024 (Secondment Opportunity)
  • £40073.00 - 44906.00 Per Annum
  • Jubilee Court
Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate all activity within the project and be the main link between the central funding team and delivery areas.
  • Ensure that the College complies with its funding contract through the development of both internal and external partnerships, managing the contract to meet contract requirements and KPIs.
  • Working with/ coordinating consortium partners to achieve contract outputs. Develop partnerships, to identify and commission high quality delivery of Skills through delivery teams, and develop external partnerships as referral, progression, or delivery partners, in order to meet community needs and target groups in accordance with contract
  • Monitoring and compliance of all records in relation to the delivery of the project.
About you:
  • Experience of External Funding Programmes
  • Degree or equivalent level 6 qualification
  • Experience of managing projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
Benefits for you:
  • 37 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and the college is closed for two weeks over the Christmas period
  • A Local Government Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 21% (2023)
  • Access to staff fitness trainer/nutritionist/exercise classes
  • View more benefits here:

We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).