Prince's Trust

JOB TITLE: Project Manager Employability (Jamaica)  Ref:008849 FT 12mth Fixed term Closing Date: 18.02.2019

Salary National Band Pay £29,500 – £39,500 (Starting Salary £29,500 – £31,140)

The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives working with 11 to 30 year olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law.  They have helped more than 825,000 young people since 1976 and are committed to equality and valuing diversity.

In the Caribbean, Prince’s Trust International has been working in Barbados for over 2 years and has recently undertaken scoping exercises in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago with the ambition of supporting more young people to Live, Learn and Earn. As a result of the scoping exercises in Jamaica three partnership projects have been identified. Throughout 2019 Prince’s Trust International will partner with Junior Achievement Jamaica, the Jamaica Defence Force and the HEART Trust to deliver three pilot projects.

The focus of this role is to work within the HEART Trust to support with the development of an employer engagement function, to collaboratively undertake employer engagement activities, to introduce Get Hired events and PTI programme methodologies. This will involve training HEART Trust staff at all levels, leading the creation of an employer engagement strategy and supporting with recruitment as required, advising and supporting HEART Trust staff to conduct effective employer engagement and deliver Get Hired events, maximising knowledge transfer between partners, on-going support and capacity building and evaluating the pilot in line with PTI processes. The successful candidate will be required to liaise with a number of key stakeholders including HEART Trust Head Office and national teams, private sector companies, government ministries, various community-based NGOs and the wider community.

This role will be based in Kingston with frequent travel across Jamaica to support Team delivery in other locations.

We are looking for someone to start in this role at the beginning of April and therefore interview dates are listed below. Please note that Prince’s Trust International will provide full induction and training for this role and will cover all flights to/from Jamaica as well a local apartment, business expenses and full insurance cover whilst in-country.  Interview Dates: 5th and 6th March 2019. Please note this may take the form of a selection day.  

The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check

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