Enterprise Coordinator - Ref: ES/ES29n

Grade I | £28,306 pa | Location Leeds | Permanent | Full time (37 hours) | (Part time/Job share considered) | Closing date: 30 January 2022

Enterprise Coordinator

Grade I SP1-4: Salary - £28,306 - £32,776
Location - Leeds City Centre (currently working remotely)
Permanent (based on funding)

Closing date - 30 January 2022

We are seeking to appoint an Enterprise Co-ordinator to our Schools Partnership Team. You will pro-actively engage businesses and schools within the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Enterprise Advisor Network and Career Hubs.

This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with a wide range of schools and businesses across Leeds City Region, engaging and influencing business and school  leaders to support and improve Careers education. The role is a key part of the Careers and Enterprise Company’s flagship Enterprise Adviser programme and Careers Hubs in Leeds City Region.

The Enterprise Coordinator will support a caseload of schools and colleges to improve their careers and enterprise programmes and to engage with the world of work, whilst also working with local and national employers to work with schools and colleges to;

  1. Build Networks
  2. Support Careers Leaders
  3. Achieve the Gatsby Benchmarks

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are prepared to work flexibly and as part of a growing team in a high-profile and demanding environment - often working to tight deadlines. You will have a proven track record of business engagement within a skills or wider environment, will be someone who can contribute to making a difference to young people’s employability in Leeds City Region and it would be beneficial.

It is an exciting time to be joining the Combined Authority, following the announcement that a £1.8bn devolution deal has been secured for West Yorkshire. Devolution will enable us to drive up living standards for local communities while tackling the climate emergency and help deliver our commitment to become a net zero carbon city region by 2038.

The Role

The role

Reporting into the Lead Enterprise Coordinator- Careers Hubs, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide support, coordination, and challenge to school senior leadership teams to contribute to their strategic careers plan.
  • Pro-actively engaging businesses to support Schools and Colleges through the Enterprise Advisor Network.
  • Introduce and match Enterprise Advisers to local schools, equipping and training Advisers to fulfil the role.


Review the Role Profile provided for more information about the responsibilities.

About you

You will have the following key skills, attributes and experience but not be limited to:

  • Able to develop strategic partnerships with businesses and schools
  • Ability to manage and influence key stakeholders

Track record of delivering project outcomes and improving performance.


Our offer

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 28 Days Holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free Travel on rail and buses with the M-Card zones 1-5
  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Practises with Health & Wellbeing initiatives to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals.

To apply

If this sounds like your next role; please upload your CV to our online application tool. Then complete the supporting information tab linking your relevant work experience back to the role profile, bringing you CV to life.

You can apply online, by 11:55pm on Sunday 30 January 2022.

Further Information

Applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview, subject to the minimum criteria being met.

The Combined Authority’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture and represent the communities we serve.  We welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part time and job share arrangements.

Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail and interviews will be carried out either by phone or video interview.

Please note that whilst it is our policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments, which is the salary stated above, each role includes career salary progression, with incremental increases applicable in most cases, on an annual basis.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to every applicant. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidate information will be retained by the Combined Authority for six months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

Terms and conditions

Applicants are advised that the Combined Authority is currently in consultation with employees and Trade Unions to review the Terms and Conditions of Employment and Staff Benefits.

The detail of the proposals for change, will be discussed with the successful candidate at the point of offer.