Student Engagement Consultant
What we're looking for:
This is a hybrid working part time role of 21 hours a week offered as a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.
We're looking for someone with a background in careers guidance and development, who has experience of designing and delivering career outreach programmes, in conjunction with external suppliers.
You'll have a solid understanding of barriers facing disadvantaged young people and how to overcome them, together with the ability to develop compelling content that resonates with young people.
You'll need to be passionate and engaging, and able host events and deliver impactful employability skills sessions. You'll be able to build meaningful relationships with stakeholders, and demonstrate effective planning and organisation skills.
Who you'll be working with:
You’ll be working as part of one of our HR Centres of Expertise, reporting into our Early Careers Lead, Stephanie Bishop. The wider team leads our organisational approach to Culture & Engagement, Future Skills, Specialist Recruitment, Diversity & Inclusion, Health & Safety and Wellbeing.
At Direct Line Group our vision is to be personal, inclusive and a force for good. Those aren’t just words – they underpin who we are and what we stand for. Our Community Fund is at the heart of this work and for 2022, we are setting up new strategic partnerships with organisations that can help us build a more inclusive and equitable Britain.
Our current focus is on changing the life chances of disadvantaged young people and we’re looking for an experienced Student Engagement Consultant to help shape the approach for our outreach programmes and ensure effective delivery through a small number of external suppliers – building a diverse pipeline of talent who would consider a career working at Direct Line Group.
What you'll be doing:
Strategically plan the right approach to support careers outreach work – across areas such as insight days, mentoring, work experience and skills development.
Engage with stakeholders across the business to ensure our outreach work is driving the right external impact and supporting our business priorities, with a particular focus on early careers.
Manage relationships and the delivery of programmes through external suppliers, ensuring they are joined up and delivering against agreed outcomes for young people and our business.
Help to develop compelling content for programmes, using your own expertise combined with input from wider stakeholders and our supplier partners.
Define the HR metrics to measure our success and create the infrastructure to ensure effective reporting and tracking of progress over time.
Act as a Direct Line Group representative hosting events and ensuring sessions are impactful and representing our brand and industry in a positive way.
Work closely with our External Affairs team to ensure programmes are meeting our Community Fund goals and that the right information is available to support impact reporting as part of the Group’s wider sustainability work.
Work closely with our diversity employee networks and the Sustainability Executive who leads on the Group’s charity partnerships and employee participation in the Group’s Community Fund.
19th May 2022
What we'll give you:
We have a strong focus on developing you and your skill set and work hard to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave, family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you as well as a range of other optional benefits!