Industry Liaison Officer - Engineering

  • Job Reference: 2898
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: East Kent Colleges Group
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary: £26,140
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent, Term Time
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About The Role

East Kent Colleges Group are seeking an Industry Liaison Officer to join the Group at EKC Canterbury College. As an Industry Liaison Officer (ILO) you would be responsible for securing and monitoring progress of work placements in varied vocational areas for students and to act as the main point of contact for employer relations for these areas. This can include supporting the planning and implementation of employer events for organising employer visits for students.

Your role responsibilities would also include ensuring employers return the required documentation in a timely fashion following college guidelines and national expectations as well as working with students on a one to one and small group basis to identify their employability skills gaps and supporting them to develop them to be able to complete a successful industry placement.

Working as an Industry Liaison Officer  is an extremely rewarding role with excellent benefits

  • Genuine rewarding role
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Store, retail and gym discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Opportunity to progress, train and develop - we have a fantastic teaching programme 
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Laptop provided to every staff member 

About You

We are seeking to appoint an Industry Liaison Officer who has excellent interpersonal skills and who possesses excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

You will be highly organised and be able to prioritise work whilst applying a flexible and responsive approach to work demands.

You will have an inquisitive and analytical approach to work. You will be able to display an attention to detail, be able to work independently working on your own initiative and as part of a team. A level 3 qualification in a relevant subject is desirable, alternatively experience of working in a relevant sector and a willingness to obtain a relevant level 3 qualification will be considered.

If you have experience of working in this field along with a passion for sharing your knowledge and expertise with the future generation this position will be ideal for you.

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