Contract Manager - New Enterprise Allowance STAN48038

Recruiter
Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Location
Contract is delivered over Derbyshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire
Salary
Salary £38,000
Posted
19 Apr 2017
Expires
17 May 2017
Ref
STAN48038
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Getting People Into Work. For Good.

As a recruitment and training company that meets the needs of employers looking to recruit and train their staff, our client supports individuals who are looking for work or need advice, guidance and training.  All of their provisions benefit a diverse range of customers, supporting them to overcome barriers, develop new skills, find sustainable employment, and make truly beneficial changes to their lives.

If you're looking to work in a fast paced, target driven, customer focused environment and are wanting to join a company who are experiencing rapid growth then this may be just the opportunity for you!

Our client is now looking to recruit a Contract Manager to join them to manage and oversee the operational activities of their New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) contract which includes managing all Self-Employment Coordinators and Business Mentors to ensure that they achieve the performance, quality and financial targets required.

Agreeing and achieving financial and performance targets as agreed with the Senior Management Team, you will take overall responsibility for the performance of the contract and the management of the staff directly related to that contract; devising, implementing and driving new initiatives to ensure continuous improvement.  Promoting the NEA Programme by actively networking with individuals and relevant referral organisations in the local area, including Jobcentre Plus offices, you will prepare for and attend performance reviews with DWP when requested and work strategically with JCP to determine where demand is greatest; ensuring their NEA team are placed where they can have the greatest impact. 

With knowledge of Jobcentre Plus provisions and the requirements of OFSTED, Matrix and Investors in People, candidates must have experience of working to and achieving targets, within a financial budget, and exceptional leadership skills with the ability to manage, motivate and co-ordinate a team of people across a wide geographical area.  Computer literate and with good marketing experience, you will ideally have knowledge of audit systems and procedures and experience of CRM systems.

A full UK driving licence, access to a vehicle and a willingness to travel throughout the region are all essential.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.