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Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce is hiring!

Posted: 8th April 2022


Contract:  35 Hours Per week, Fixed Term until March 31st 2025

Salary:  £35,000-£37,000

‘Young people are key to our future economic success so it is crucial we do as much as we can to prepare them for the world of work and open up job opportunities for all’

An exciting opportunity to join the Developing the Young Workforce National Team at Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and lead on a new national programme as Construction Work Taster Project Manager.

About the role

The Construction Work Taster Project Manager will lead on the development, delivery and embedding of a programme of work tasters specific to the construction industry in Scotland.

This programme of work tasters will encourage talented young people to join and remain within the construction industry. This includes more young people from a greater diverse background including those without a connection to construction who are inspired to pursue a career in construction. You will work closely with the DYW National Team, the Steering Group and the wider DYW network and partners to develop, launch, deliver, embed and evaluate the project.

About you

If you are:

  • Passionate about helping young people to be prepared for the world of work
  • Highly organised, enjoy planning, creativity and innovation
  • An experienced communicator, influencer and networker
  • A great collaborator, strategic thinker and doer

We would love to hear from you! 

The project is based at Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce in Edinburgh City Centre, the role would involve hybrid working.

You will have access to learning and development through Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Training opportunities and your personal development plan.

How to Apply:

Applicants will not be excluded on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race, marital status, disability, age, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

Candidates who consider themselves to be disabled in terms of the Equality Act 2010, and who meet the essential minimum criteria for the post, will be guaranteed an inte rview. Please make us aware in the email application. We will also ensure that we consider and implement any reasonable adjustments a candidate may require to attend for interview or during the course of employment, should they be successful in securing a post.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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