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Employer Engagement Consultant Sussex & Surrey

Posted on 2024-05-03


Sussex, United Kingdom
Job Description
Twin Group is an award-winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation, and employment services.  We offer a diverse number of life-enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this.

The role of the Employer Engagement Consultant entails engaging external stakeholders, including Job Centre Plus, community groups and employers to understand recruitment needs and skills gaps. Co-designing pathways into employment or upskilling existing staff across various Twin programmes is essential. Building and leveraging strong relationships is key to promoting inclusive employment practices, such as work trials and working interviews, with a primary focus on meeting employer expectations. 

  • Achieve monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for income generation, prioritising measurable outcomes. 
  • Provide comprehensive course information to stakeholders, instilling confidence, and clarity about the support available through our training programs. 
  • Actively market new and existing courses to employers, contributing to the creation of a customer pipeline aligned with company goals and community requirements. 
  • Take a central role in promoting local job opportunities, and forging valuable connections within the community. 
  • Collaborate with local teams to identify opportunities using robust employer data, targeting potential local and regional employers. 
  • Generate business leads with potential employers through various approaches, including telephone contact, face-to-face meetings, and presentations. 
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders to optimise business outcomes through access to broader employment networks. 
  • Expand the pool of employers partnering with Twin for workforce recruitment by cultivating positive relationships characterised by high-quality, responsive service that exceeds expectations. 
  • Collaborate closely with operations teams to ensure employers have access to suitable candidates for their businesses. 
  • Cultivate relationships with employers to secure guaranteed interviews for learners completing training programs. 
  • Generate and manage a robust prospect pipeline, nurturing employer relationships for significant long-term potential. 
  • Cover additional geographical areas when required to contribute to the delivery of outcomes. 
Education /Qualification 
  • GCSE or equivalent grade A-C in Maths and English
Skills and Experience
  • Business-to-business sales, marketing, networking. (E) 
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills. (E)  
  • Working with external senior managers in an account management capacity. (E) 
  • Working in a performance target-driven environment (E) 
  • Willingness to undertake any relevant training to develop within the role. (E) 
  • Industry-specific experience in engagement with JCP and other relevant organisations to deliver job outcomes/work placements. (E) 
  • Knowledge of the barrier to employment for our demographic of learners can assist in overcoming barriers (D). 
  • Full driving licence with access to a vehicle during working hours. (E)
Additional Information
Salary: £28,000 per annum depending on experience
Location: Sussex-based with the ability to travel across the Sussex & Surrey regions.   
Contract:  Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30
Benefits: up to 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + Birthday Day off, per year; Long service award, an extra days annual leave per year completed, up to 5 additional days; 5 days paid sick leave per year; Employee referral scheme, up to £500 per successful referral; Sabbatical Leave the right to request up to 1 months unpaid sabbatical leave; Season ticket loan of up to £1000 per year; Pension contributions; Career development opportunities; 2 volunteering days per year; ability to purchase an additional 3 days annual leave per year; Death in service benefit, including an Employee Assistance Programme.

Please Note:  
The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK. 
Twin is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
Successful applicants will be required to undertake a standard or an enhanced disclosure via the DBS, depending on the role itself. 
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and qualifications will be required.
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a one-hour online safeguarding training prior to commencing employment.
We are dedicated to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age. 
Disability Confident Employer 
Disabled applicants should indicate in the Equality of Opportunity section of the application form if they wish their application to be given consideration under the Disability Confident scheme.  
If you are invited to interview, please advise the recruitment administrator what adjustment you would require at the interview in as much detail as possible to enable arrangements to be put into place.  
We ask all applicants if they want to be considered under this scheme.  By opting in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed. 
Access to Work Scheme  
You can apply for Access to Work if you need support to get back to work. 
You can apply using the online service or apply by phoning Jobcentre Plus on: 
Telephone: 0800 121 7479 
Textphone: 0800 121 7579 


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