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Liaison Officer (Industry) - (Maternity Cover)

Agile Working
Grade 5 (£23,080 - £25,991 per annum) - 37 hours per week
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
September 2022
Job Type

The successful candidate will have experience of undertaking similar roles, working in comparable settings and with a passionate interest in this area of work.

Principal Accountabilities include:

  1. To develop and maintain effective relationships with the business community in Blaenau Gwent.
  1. To be the interface between Blaenau Gwent Council, key business sectors and other stakeholders in promoting and supporting local employment/skills related (current and future) opportunities. 
  1. Engaging with businesses to identify employment requirements/associated skills gaps; and utilise this information to inform the project delivery, preparing residents (children and young people) for prospective opportunities.
  1. To utilise and maintain appropriate database(s) and/or CRMs to track business offer/requirements and cross reference with stakeholder need/delivery (e.g. individuals, schools, employment agencies); monitoring associated outcomes.
  1. Work with key partners to prepare residents (children, young people) to meet identified current and future employment needs.
  1. Co-ordinate and facilitate links between the business community and service users; using innovative and engaging methods.
  1. To organise, deliver and attend events and activities; encouraging business engagement, active participation and commitment where relevant.


Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The post holder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date:          23rd September 2021

Interview Date:        W/C 27th September 2021


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