Kickstart - Partnerships Development Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 21 October 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 02 December 2021
Location: High Wycombe, HP135DT
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000345590

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

ISDC Global Services Limited

ISDC is one of the largest educational organisations in India. We now have a UK operation whose purpose is to promote our own brand of vocational qualifications in business education. Our aim is to develop partnerships with education providers, particularly in developing countries

As a key element of its work, IDSC creates academic study programmes. It intends to offer these to students all over the world. On completing ISDC programmes in their own country, many students wish to come to the UK to study for the final year of a university degree. In this respect, ISDC offers students from developing countries the opportunity to gain a UK degree at a much lower cost.
To enable our graduates to study in the UK ISDC needs to develop partnerships with UK universities and manage those partnerships.

The holder of this role will:
Assist with the development of academic partnerships with UK universities and universities in other countries by:
Researching initial contacts,
Making initial contact,
Diary management for Senior staff based in the UK and overseas
Progress reporting and project management
Arranging meetings for senior ISDC staff.
Maintaining a log of contacts and progress with partnerships.
Managing informational documentation.
Assisting with the preparation of formal letters to regulatory bodies.
The role holder will be working with Teresa Jacobs Executive Director – Learning and John Xavier – Director for New Initiatives.

Competent Word and Excel User
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Able to take initiative within the role and manage with minimal supervision

Shifts between the hours of 9-16:00 Earlier or later start and finish times can be agreed to suit the role holder

Minimum wage per age

NCFE Level 1 employability course, covering
• Communication
• CV writing
• Mind set
• Motivation
• Interview skill

Monthly mentoring covering
• Work behaviours
• Workplace obstacles
• Transferable skills
• Job searching

Online learning will be given on topics
• Safeguarding & Prevent
• Health & Safety
• Maths, English & Digital Skills

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