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Work Based Learning Co-ordinator

Enterprise & Innovation - Commercial Services

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £25,452 to £31,222 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 23 June 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 03 July 2019
Reference:  0170-19
Further details:    Job Description    

The Enterprise and Innovation Directorate is a focal point for activities that maximise the economic and social impact of the University of Sunderland. Work Based Learning (WBL) forms a significant part of the University commercial portfolio and the introduction of degree apprenticeships will see this continue to grow along with the Corporate and Professional Education CPD portfolio.  This position is to work with part of the WBL team, within the Enterprise and Innovation Directorate and will play a supporting role in the process implementation, management information, data compliance and evaluation of the WBL portfolio.

This is an integral role within the team.  You will be responsible for supporting the WBL Officer on the implementation of systems and processes, providing management information, analysing programme evaluation and working with clients on contracting.  You will liaise with Business Development Managers and other staff members across the University meaning excellent communication skills are key.  We are looking for an applicant who is self motivated and hardworking, with a strong customer service background. You should be comfortable using your own initiative and capable of multi tasking as you will have a range of different projects to work on at any given time.  Due to the commercial nature of WBL projects, a high level of professionalism and attention to detail is essential. 

For an informal discussion or any questions, please contact Hazel Rounthwaite, Head of Work Based Learning on 07748 334726 or via email on

Please note that this vacancy is also being advertised to staff eligible for redeployment via the University redeployment portal.  Applicants who are eligible for redeployment will be interviewed before any other external candidates are considered.

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Please note that this role is not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship in accordance with the Home Office Points Based Immigration System.  Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website

The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area.

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