Sunday , April 14 2024

Jobs at Sefton Council – Employer Liaison Officer

Website Sefton Council

Job Description:

We are looking for quality and performance driven Employer Liaison Officers who will deliver an excellent customer service for clients, playing a pivotal role in providing access to vacancies with local employers.

Based from our office, with regular travel across the borough to visit employers and partners, our Employer Liaison Officers will actively engage with local businesses to promote our free recruitment service and other opportunities that can support the recruitment of our clients.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that clients have an up to date and professional CV, supporting statement and covering letter, tailored appropriately for each application.
  • Undertaking accurate job matching of clients to available skills and recruitment opportunities so that successful and sustainable employment outcomes are maximised.
  • Gaining a commitment from employers to use the Sefton@work service to recruit locally and influence them to positively consider disadvantaged groups for vacancies.
  • Advertising all vacancies internally (and externally where appropriate) in a clear and concise manner, pre-screen all customers thoroughly prior to submission ensuring they appropriately match the employer’s requirements and arrange interviews.
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with local businesses with the aim of managing or supporting their recruitment.
  • Meeting with participants regularly to ensure a good knowledge of the client base and vacancies needed.
  • Work in conjunction with partners/employers to provide the services for recruitment, including activities such as customised training, awareness/open days and shortlisting practices in a way that is flexible and responsive to the needs of employers.
  • Identifying new business through targeted and direct marketing techniques.

Job Requirements:

  • Great problem-solving skills and able to identify issues and implement appropriate solutions.
  • A background in a recruitment or sales environment and be commercially minded.
  • Experience of undertaking direct marketing activities to generate leads through cold calling, visits, etc.
  • Experience of working in a performance target driven environment and motivated to achieve KPIs.
  • High level digital literacy skills, and data accuracy skills, including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and web-based
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, evolving environment with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to persuade, influence and listen to others; building rapport with a wide range of clients, external networks and colleagues.
  • Excellent knowledge of the local labour market, sectors of growth and recruitment practices

Job Details:

Company:  Sefton Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Birmingham, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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