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  • Fife Voluntary Action - Employability Development Manager

    Created: 05/04/2024, Updated: 10/04/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Post: Employability Development Manager 
    Hours: 35 per week, flexible working arrangements will be considered 
    Salary: £38,000 + 8% pension contribution (7% employer, 1% employee) and a wide range of benefits 
    Location: Hybrid - Fife offices and home
    Reporting to: Chief Executive


    The Employability Development Manager will be the strategic lead for the coordination and collaboration of third sector employability services and represent the sector strategically. You will work collaboratively with statutory and third sector partners to maximise the impact of the third sector on improving employment outcomes in Fife.

    The successful applicant will work closely with the Local Employability Partnership (Opportunities Fife) and other key strategic partners to develop policy and commissioning of employment services in Fife. You will manage a small team to deliver an established programme of training and events as well as offering one-to-one support for third sector employability providers to improve collaboration, capacity and skills. 

    About You 

    • Experience of working in third sector employability delivery 
    • Experience of project development and management 
    • Experience of funding and making applications 
    • People management skills 
    • Capacity to manage a diverse workload 
    • Good written skills 
    • Excellent presentation skills and confidence to speak publicly 
    • Excellent understanding of issues affecting the employability sector 
    • Demonstrable relationship building skills 
    • Understanding of the core principles of co-production 
    • Good standard of computer competency


    FVA offers a wide range of staff benefits including 8% pension (7% employer, 1% employee), 37 days' annual leave pro rata (including 5 fixed public holidays), flexible working practices, free parking (Dunfermline office involves a short walk though), Perkbox membership, discounted gym membership, and salary sacrifice scheme for electric vehicles. 

    Click here to read all of the benefits.

    How To Apply

    Click here for the full job description.

    Please read application guidance before completing your application. 

    Complete the application form and e-mail it to [email protected] 

    The closing date for applications is midnight on Tuesday 30 April 2024 and interviews will take place on Friday 10 May 2024.

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