Early Careers Manager

  • Salary: £40k - £60k
  • Location: UK, United Kingdom
  • Job Status: Permanent
  • Industry: Manufacturing & Production
  • Job ID: J888218

EARLY CAREERS MANAGER (UK WIDE): SALARY £40K-£60K PLUS EXCELLENT BENEFITS. WORLD LEADING GLOBAL MULTINATIONAL SUPPLYING SPECIALIST PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO THE DEFENCE AND AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES.

The Client
Our client is quite simply a world leader in engineering, development and service to the Defence and Aerospace industries. With a presence in over 200 countries around the globe and nearly 50,000 employees worldwide they are at the leading edge of technology in their fields.
 
Job description
Reporting to the Director of Human Resources UK the Early Careers Manager is responsible for defining and developing the company’s strategic direction for the early career pipeline of talent into the business and for the successful delivery of the company programmes associated with delivering this. External factors associated with the demographics and profile of the skills provision into industry and ensuring the funding and academic provision of programmes needed to equip us with the are among the key responsibilities of the role. The interface with Italy in designing and delivering the international programmes is also critical to this role.
 
Key Responsibility Areas
Working within the HR management team and other senior functional teams across the UK business, responsible for the development and implementation of strategies, policies and practices for the attraction and development of apprentices and graduates to meet the company’s medium and long term skill demands.
The role interfaces with external agencies and service providers and is accountable for the design, management and maintenance of the Graduate programme (in conjunction with Italy) and a number of apprenticeship schemes. In addition, the role is responsible for the recruitment and support of industrial and summer placements, linking with a wide variety of education outreach activities.
Accountable for:
Leadership and management of allocated resources and planning and management of budgets
Leadership of Early Careers sub team, to determine the strategic direction of graduate and apprenticeship programmes
Long term planning in support of recruitment initiatives and delivery of graduate development modules
Leadership and development of recruitment processes and practices for apprentice and graduate intake and management of the service provision via NGA
Management and maintenance of external apprentice funding streams maximising return to the business.
Functional leadership in ensuring compliance to internal and external customer, national & international logistics and trade compliance standards & legislation
Alignment of Apprentice programmes 
Ensuring compliance with all diversity and equality guidelines
 
Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
Degree or equivalent
Knowledge of strategic early careers engagement
Ability to work on your own and within a team
Experience of interfacing with senior management
Organisation, Presentation and facilitation skills
Experience of working transnationally an advantage
Experience of managing external providers and third parties
Ability to adhere to timescales
 
Intrinsic Factors
Travel UK and overseas required
Office based
Display screen equipment user
This role could be based at any UK site
 
Is This You?

If the above describes you, then we want to speak with you. Send your CV to us and if you fit the bill then we will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss the role and our client in more detail.

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