Enterprise Skills Consultant

ocation: Bristol
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 (Grade G)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th October 2020
Closes: 25th October 2020
Job Ref: R01650

About us: Library, Careers, and Inclusivity delivers outstanding outcomes for all of our students in partnership with Faculties and other Services. Our work inputs into student recruitment and retention; academic success; student satisfaction and graduate destination outcomes.

About you: This post works within the Careers and Enterprise department to support staff and students to ensure UWE students get great graduate outcomes. As an Enterprise Skills Consultant you will support the design and delivery of the Student Ventures extra-curricular activity, such as business advice workshops, funding opportunities and entrepreneur support programmes as well as specialist advice and delivery of embedded enterprise activity in the curriculum, aligned to faculty, service and university strategy. We’re an award-winning, dynamic and fast-paced team – making a real impact on the lives of our students.

UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections.

Our staff and students come from over 160 countries making this a diverse, dynamic and interesting place to work and study. We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include an impressive 85% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey, placing us 2nd off all the universities in England and 7th in the UK. 92% of UWE Bristol graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation. We have also achieved TEF Gold status and The Guardian has placed 21st in all the Universities in the UK.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Frenchay Campus: This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 27 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
  • family friendly policies
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

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