OPDC recruiting Employment and Skills Hub Manager

This job is with the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation.


£49,405 per annum



Contract type: 

FTC for three years



Interview date: 

Tuesday 16 June 2020

Application closing date: 

Sunday 24 May 2020 at 23:59 GMT

Old Oak and Park Royal is set to be the largest regeneration project in the capital since the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games. Over the next 20 years we will deliver thousands of new and affordable homes, a thriving local economy and huge improvements to social and community amenities around the new HS2 and Crossrail station at Old Oak Common.

Join us and help shape the future of west London.  

Bring your expert knowledge of employment and skills to OPDC to support local businesses and residents. You will establish the new Old Oak and Park Royal Employment and Skills Hub which is being delivered in partnership with the London boroughs of Brent, Ealing, and Hammersmith and Fulham; the Department of Work and Pensions; and West London College. The Hub will provide recruitment and business support services to the 1,700 businesses, 40,000 employees and 2,000 residents in the OPDC area as well as businesses and residents in the local boroughs and across west London.

We are looking for a resourceful individual with expertise spanning employment and skills, business support and regeneration and a successful track record of delivering services to businesses and residents. Central to this role will be your outstanding relationship management, people skills and experience of leading high-profile projects in complex environments. You will be organised, motivated and used to working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders.

London’s diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London’s diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

Application closing date:  Sunday 24 May 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interview details:               Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16 June 2020.

We recognise the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19, therefore we will be carrying out interviews via video conferencing. Further details on this will be provided if you are shortlisted for interview.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference OPDC-ESHM.

Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and for a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the “Apply Now” button below.