|Salary:||From £48,599 per annum inclusive of London Weighting|
|Placed On:||2nd February 2023|
|Closes:||8th March 2023|
Do you want to make an impact and help us transform the way we interact with businesses and the community? Not only would you be helping to transform a physical space, the Royal Docks Centre for Sustainability, but you would ultimately be helping us transform the lives of many though up-skilling and business creation. You will play an important role in helping UEL develop and deliver a high-profile project, the Royal Docks Centre for Sustainability.
Reporting to the Head of Employer Partnerships and Apprenticeships, the post holder will help transform the current Knowledge Docks building into the Royal Docks Centre for Sustainability (RDCS) and develop a regional ecosystem that builds skills and enterprise for a sustainable future. Balancing between vision and operations, this role includes strategy development, community engagement and start-up activities for the RDCS.
Once completed, the post holder will manage the programming of this new space as well as manage the budget. Embedding an ethos of sustainability in all aspects of RDCS activities and spaces, they will develop new external partnerships and gain more value from existing relationships.
They will also line manage the Sustainable Enterprise Centre Manager and the Community Manager.
Born in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the 2nd industrial revolution, the University of East London has commenced Year 5 of its transformational 10-year Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, to advance Industry 4.0 careers-1st education. We have a clear route-map to provide a springboard for the jobs and opportunities of the future; drive diversity in the 4.0 talent pipeline - working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found; and to create an inclusive and sustainable, green future.
We are looking for forward-thinking, innovative, curious people who are passionate about making a positive difference and who will thrive in an inclusive and diverse University community who are never not moving forwards.
A central feature of the Careers 1st approach established in Vision 2028, the primary function of The Talent Gateway is to provide the central commercial externally focused professional business development and key account management function for the university.
Working alongside the Schools, the unit will directly engage with employers, local authorities and academic partners to generate new income and broader commercial engagement opportunities. This includes seeking opportunities to grow continuing professional development income, apprenticeships, internships and placement and other forms of commercial income as well as income and wider educational and reputational benefits from growing our academic partnerships in the UK and globally (physically and online) and UEL Global experiences. In addition to the academic and employer partnerships and apprenticeships unit, Talent Gateway runs a successful UEL Business centre, generating additional source of income to the university and supporting the commercialisation of student companies along with providing co-working space and office for various companies.
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.
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