Join our team: Skills Contract Manager

29 Aug 23
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Creating Hertfordshire Opportunities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Skills Contract Manager to join our team who will play a pivotal role in the delivery of Hertfordshire's skills programmes.

Closing Date: 1st October 2023
Interview Date: 13th October 2023
Location: Letchworth Garden City
Salary Range: £43,516 (opportunity to progress £48,587 - pay increase pending)
Contract type: fixed term to March 2025, full time

The role has emerged as a result of Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership successfully securing significant funding from the Department for Education to offer a range of Skills Bootcamps to complement our Hertfordshire Opportunities programme (HOP) and sector skills work including ‘HOP into Film and TV’. 

The post-holder will play a pivotal role in managing the delivery of local Skills programmes and will join an enthusiastic and friendly team, proudly providing specialised training and skills development in Hertfordshire.

This is a varied role where no two days are the same. You may be overseeing contracts and agreements with stakeholders one day, and ensuring compliance with regulations and KPIs the next. You will be an integral part of the team, responsible for addressing challenges or disputes, preparing reports, monitoring standards of service, liaising with educational institutions and training providers, and attending meetings to ensure project deadlines are met.

We are looking for a candidate who is proactive, can think outside the box and is passionate about the ensuring the success of the Skills Bootcamps programme in Hertfordshire. You will have a project management qualification or equivalent experience, an ability to influence and manage internal and external stakeholders, the ability to take on line management responsibility, and ideally, an understanding of contract delivery.

The role provides a brilliant opportunity to work at the very heart of skills delivery in Hertfordshire. Our team get involved in many high-profile skills and careers projects, with support from a wide range of stakeholders and partners.

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For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Caroline Cartwright -