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We are a dynamic charity working to change the national conversation on young people and skills. We are a partnership between government, business and education to accelerate young people's careers and help more of the next generation get the best start in work and life. We are part of a global movement working with young people right across the world. In the UK, we are entering an exciting new phase in our development and have ambitious plans for the future - seeking to actively engage 1m young people in our work by 2022. 

How we meet our goals:

  • We create inspirational role models and run careers advice activities - including the UK's largest careers event. 
  • We run competitions to find the UK's best skilled young people and we enter them as Team UK into international competitions  -a sort of 'skills Olympics’ - competing for medals against 75 other countries 
  • We develop new products and services to help young people better prepare for work and life,  

To deliver on this exciting new phase we have a number of new roles we need to fill, if you are interested in joining our team to help more young people go further, faster then please get in touch.

WorldSkills UK is signed up to the disability confident scheme. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancies.

Current roles at WorldSkills UK

  • Assistant Training Manager – Stonemasonry

    We are looking for individuals committed to helping young people go further faster, to join our network of Training Managers who are helping hundreds of young people achieve their full potential.  In exchange for your time, you will have opportunities to expand your professional network, develop cutting-edge skills and knowledge and access a bespoke training and development programme to raise your professional capacity.

    Applications should include:

    • a curriculum vitae detailing your career history; and
    • a supporting statement with evidence of your suitability for the role, taking into account the points listed in the person specification (throughout the recruitment process we will be looking for examples and evidence of your experience, knowledge and skills)

    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview:

    • the interview will include a professional discussion and a short presentation
    • the presentation should last no more than 10 minutes and must demonstrate how you will plan your training sessions effectively, ensuring you remain in budget

    Applications should be submitted by email (marked ‘Private and Confidential’) to:

    competitions@worldskillsuk.org

    For further information about the role, please contact Chris Herron, CHerron@worldskillsuk.org or +44 (0)7557 311 617.

    This is not an office based role and therefore available nationwide. 

    Download the job description

  • Assistant Training Manager – Web Design

    We are looking for individuals committed to helping young people go further faster, to join our network of Training Managers who are helping hundreds of young people achieve their full potential.  In exchange for your time, you will have opportunities to expand your professional network, develop cutting-edge skills and knowledge and access a bespoke training and development programme to raise your professional capacity.

    Scope of the role

    Working in partnership with a team of training managers and performance coaches, you will focus on training and mentoring those preparing for international competition, which will be vital in showcasing the level of young talent in the UK to countries around the world.

    Assistant Training Managers must demonstrate relevant industry knowledge and experience in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). You will play a crucial role in supporting the sustainability, management and design of a high quality skills training programme that enables individuals to raise their professional and technical skills in pursuit of representing the UK in European and International competitions known as the ‘Skills Olympics.

    The position of Assistant Training Manager for Web Design initially be to complete the Kazan Cycle and be for a period of 9 months.

    Closing date: 31st June 2019

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    Applications should be submitted by email here (marked ‘Private and Confidential’).

    Please use the same email address or contact Chris Herron if you would like to ask any questions about the Assistant Training Managers role.

  • Production Manager

    WorldSkills UK is recruiting Production Manager to manage the planning and delivery of a range of the production aspects of WorldSkills UK’s activities. Crucially the role will be a key point of contact in for the planning and delivery of competition and non-competition build at our large event at The NEC Birmingham, WorldSkills UK LIVE.

     

    Applications should include:

    - a curriculum vitae detailing your full career history; and

    - a supporting statement with evidence of your suitability for the role, taking into account the points listed in the role description and person specification (throughout the recruitment process we will be looking for examples and evidence of your experience, knowledge and skills).

     

    Applications should be submitted by email or post (marked ‘Private and Confidential’) to:

    - Morwenna O’Brien

    - Office Manager at jobs@worldskillsuk.org 

    WorldSkills UK is committed to making appointments on merit by fair and open processes, taking account of equality and diversity.

     

    Click here for full role information

  • Head of Productivity Lab and Research

    WorldSkills UK is recruiting a new Head of Productivity Lab and Research. Working with other colleagues, a key component of this role will be to link our overarching research agenda into a strong, commercially focused events programme for our exciting new campaign the WorldSkills UK’s Productivity Lab. This will support us in leading on our mission to explore and promote ways to mainstream excellence in technical education, leveraging our international skills platform. This will involve delivering a joined up evaluation, impact and research agenda, drawing on what we have achieved to date but setting out our thought leadership position for the foreseeable future.

    We want to develop a compelling research agenda that is carefully designed to uncover new insights based on our objectives into skills excellence and productivity, boosting high performance workplaces. It will also involve delivering a comprehensive set of activities to promote skills excellence as a driver of productivity.

    The role will lean an exciting events programme engaging existing and new stakeholders, with a particular focus on how commercial partners or other funders can support and engage more closely in our work.

    Applications should be submitted no later than 5pm on 10th June 2019 and should include:

    - a curriculum vitae detailing your full career history; and

    - a supporting statement with evidence of your suitability for the role, considering the points listed in the role description and person specification (throughout the recruitment process we will be looking for examples and evidence of your experience, knowledge and skills).

    Applications should be submitted by email or post (marked ‘Private and Confidential’) to:

    - Meryem Ozbiloglu

    - Senior Human Resources Manager at jobs@worldskillsuk.org 

    If you have any questions about the role please contact jobs@worldskillsuk.org. 

    It is intended that interviews will be held in London w/c 17th June 2019, short-listed candidates will be advised of the process.

    WorldSkills UK is committed to making appointments on merit by fair and open processes, taking account of equality and diversity.

     

    Click here for full role information.

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