|Location: Chelmsford, Essex
|Salary: £22000 - £24000/annum Plus Per Placement Bonus
|Posted: about 1 month ago
|Contact Name: CV-Library
Salary is circa £22/24K plus a per placement bonus
Salary could be higher for candidates with extensive relevant experience
The purpose of this role is to attract and recruit 16-23 year old candidates onto apprenticeship programmes against recruitment targets.
You must have a strong admin background or resource experience
Key Tasks & Accountabilities:
To interview potential candidates by telephone and face to face to determine their eligibility and suitability for the relevant Traineeship and apprenticeship opportunity – objectives are to complete a benchmark of 15 x telephone interviews to convert to 8 x face to face interviews, weekly.
To ensure that selected applicants without a link to an employer are prepared for employment with high-quality CVs and Employability Skills.
To support activity towards candidate and employer engagement, as required.
To maintain regular contact with the Academy Manager / RAIM /Head of Apprentice Engagement regarding activity levels, candidate enquiries and progress against targets
Active caseload management with Recruitment Executives within the business to ease the transition from applicant to apprentice of every candidate accepted.
Delivery of Employability sessions within both Traineeship and Apprenticeship programmes.
To focus on how we deliver an excellent Apprenticeship experience for learners and their employers
To ensure the apprentice recruitment process is followed
To deliver Outstanding Information, Advice and Guidance to both internal and external customers and to meet this grade in Observations.
To attend learner marketing and recruitment events
Managing relationships with key suppliers, referral partners and organisations locally to generate the maximum number of candidate referrals wherever possible
The role involves frequent evening work as many events held in schools or colleges tend to run outside of regular working hours
Actively promote the Academy in the local community
To assist in the development of Academy and programme marketing materials and methods of engagement
To perform any Ad-hoc duties that the Company considers to be reasonable
To be mindful of your personal safety and the safety of apprentices and colleagues
Attend training courses to further your personal development and knowledge
Key outcomes to be measured (KPIs):
To quality check and send all vacancies to AV within 24 hours of receipt from RE.
To complete all applicant CVs within 24 hrs of acceptance.
A minimum of 5 new Apprenticeship 16-18 applicant offers to be made per week.
A conversion rate of 40% applicant to placement ratio per week (2 placements made per week)
Engagement Plan – must do a minimum of 2 engagement activities a week – 1 x immediate and 1 x planned (to support in generation of applicant numbers - this should be increased if application numbers are low and above KPIs are not being met).
To work towards the following ratios against vacancies: 3:1 for IT, and 2:1 for each Professional Services programme.
Daily Match and Fill meetings with RE and AM, if required, to ensure all applicants and vacancies are correctly matched and managed. To work with your Academy to achieve the profiled placements target – min 8 per calendar month
To achieve 100% capacity in the academy.
Traineeship Employability delivery to be completed as per Academy Targets.
All documentation related to funding and audit requirements to be 100% compliant and timely.
To deliver excellence in quality measured by
Retention - >90%
Success rates (timely)
Success rates (overall)
Apprentice survey outcomes
Employer survey outcomes
Positive Apprentice relationships (reviews and Apprentice surveys)
There will be a responsibility to keep CPD detail live and current
For all staff to live the clients Vision, Mission and Values: Customer First, Excellence First and Integrity First
Qualifications & Knowledge:
Proven business development abilities and experience of working in a target-driven environment
Experience of presenting at various levels, particularly to young people
Proven networking skills
Minimum of 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at grade C or above
Experience of working in sales or student recruitment teams
Recruitment or sales background
Knowledge of the FE industry
Understanding of funding and registration for Apprenticeships
Experience of working with education partners
Experience of working with young people and offering advice and guidance
Experience and knowledge of interviewing
Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
Proven business development experience
Influencing and negotiation skills
IT Skills – MS Office Suite
Proven ability to work independently
Self-starter with strong organising abilities
Ability to work in a pressurised environment
Able to work flexible hours
Communicates effectively with individuals and groups of all ages and experience
A full, clean drivers licence, access to own vehicle with business insurance is essential