This is a permanent, full time contract, Home based with travel and working 37 hours per week
Salary: £26-27,000 per annum dependent upon experience
RBLI are looking for a motivated individual with a strong background in employer engagement and who has excellent communication skills.
Main Purpose of the Job:
The role is key to further developing the RBLI Lifeworks employment programme primarily working in the south of England with additional focus to the North of England as the role develops. The incumbent will act as the link and enabler in establishing, developing, and maintaining a network of employment opportunities with key stakeholders to maximise the reach of veteran support through the Lifeworks programme.
Your Key Responsibilities:
To build a network of companies to which we can refer Lifeworks delegates for employment opportunities.
Work with Head of Lifeworks to develop the employment arm of the Lifeworks programme to maximise employment outcomes in line with KPI’s
To establish commercial leads to generate additional opportunities for funding streams.
To work with other RBLI Divisions to develop opportunities for additional delivery of RBLI products and services in support of delivering Social Value and the Armed Forces Covenant.
To work with the wider team to ensure the best possible delegate experience
To be prepared to undertake additional representational duties in support of RBLI’s activities as agreed with Head of Lifeworks/MODVA.
Compiling a database of target employers to contact with a view to developing work placement opportunities
Negotiating with employers to secure work placement opportunities
Developing business opportunities with employers by supporting them with staffing and training needs analysis and promoting the benefits of recruiting veterans and offering work placement opportunities
Ensuring that the Lifeworks programme always has a bank of appropriate work placements available to meet Lifeworks participant need.
Dynamic, enthusiastic, and driven to succeed
Excellent presentation skills
Proven ability to build relationships and interact with new and established contacts.
Flexibility to travel independently across a wide geographical area
Strong communication skills both written and oral and ability to use database platforms
Reliable, well organised and with an ability to work to a specified time frame
Structured and organised
Able to work as part of the Lifework’s team and equally confident working alone
Skills & Experience Required:
Sound understanding of the Military Charity sector
Good understanding of the Armed forces covenants and its implementation.
Evidence of previous employer engagement experience
Proven experience of managing stakeholders at senior levels
Full Clean Driving Licence
Understanding of the key elements of the Armed Forces Covenant and its implementation
Thorough understanding of issues affecting veterans
Experience of working in a commercial environment
Experience of working in the charity sector
25 days holiday allowance + bank holidays, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan and Life Assurance.
If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement to firstname.lastname@example.org. RBLI is an equal opportunities employer.
RBLI is an accredited Disability Confident Leader. We guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply for the above role under our disability confident scheme then please submit your application to email@example.com
Should you need additional support or any reasonable adjustments to support you in applying for this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01622 795917
* RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date
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