Title Employability Project Co-ordinator
Salary £25,000 depending on experience.
Location Dunfermline
Job Information


Hand Picked Scotland is a youth employability initiative founded by CR Smith Chairman, Gerard Eadie CBE. It inspires confidence in young people and in businesses across Scotland by actively encouraging the employment of young people who find themselves unemployed.

Due to the continued success of Hand Picked we are looking to recruit a Project Co-ordinator to deliver the project across the central belt. The role is varied and requires someone with previous employability experience and business acumen.

You will be responsible for:

  • Identifying businesses that have the desire to provide paid jobs to young people and matching the right young person to each job opportunity.
  • Facilitating and delivering Hand Picked Academy courses to groups of up to 20 young people within businesses across Scotland.
  • Identifying and building relationships with a range of youth referral networks including training providers, schools, colleges, third sector agencies and universities.
  • Mentoring young people who are about to start their careers.
  • Developing, managing and nurturing business relationships successfully.
  • Providing weekly reports to the Project Manager and all other associated project administration.

To be successful in this role you should be an exceptional communicator, be highly motivated and have the ability to inspire others.

The ideal candidate must be of degree calibre and have previous experience of working with young people in an employability setting. In addition, you should also have previous business development and account management experience. A driving licence is essential for this position.

Visit handpickedscotland.co.uk to find out more about our project.

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to Pauline.mcgeevor@handpickedscotland.co.uk

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