Apprentice Recruitment Coordinator

Oxford £ 28,000 - £ 32,000 p.a. plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014609

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The MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) is a major success story. One of the UK‘s most advanced Research & Technology Organisations, championing world leading manufacturing and engineering innovation.


Created in 2011, it represents one of the largest public sector investments in UK manufacturing and has since grown to a team of over 800 spread several facilities covering not only R&D, but also Training, Advanced Manufacturing Management and Factory Design across multiple businesses and sectors.


Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit from launch, we seek career driven and agile talent from industry, academia, and other leading organisations to work in this truly unique centre of excellence.


Benefits - beyond salary, the MTC provides one of the most extensive and progressive benefits packages available, designed to inspire, develop and reward employees to the full including:


  • Fully flexible working including compressed hours, remote working, part-time hours, flexible start and finish times. And career breaks. Tell us what works for you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying!  

  • Enhanced Holiday leave with accumulated days plus option to buy & sell

  • Private Health Insurance from Vitality Health

  • Life Insurance

  • Generous Pension Scheme

  • Income Protection in the event of long-term illness or incapacity to work

  • Salary Sacrifice (tax efficient Bike 2 Work plus Car Lease Scheme including competitive on-site EV charging)

  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity support

  • Professional subscriptions paid plus access to Leadership Academy

  • Long service recognition plus contribution awards

  • Envious working environment with free parking, excellent public transport links, employee discounts and on-site canteen, plus more 



The Role    


The Apprentice Recruitment Coordinator role is wide ranging role that will be supporting the MTC Training team in all aspects of apprenticeship recruitment, stem engagement with Schools and Education partners, whilst also providing a fair and professional recruitment service. In addition, the role will support Business Development activities to grow the apprentice programme.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Lead on full arrangements of all interview and assessments throughout the calendar year

  • Lead on Open Evenings and attraction events at MTC Training centres.

  • Manage all recruitment platforms, such as National Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service

  • Support Employer Partners with the recruitment of external apprentices

  • Work closely with Group Marketing colleagues on promotional/marketing activities

  • Support the Business Development team with sales appointment generation and Awards nominations/events.

  • Support Business Development activities to grow the apprentice programme.

  • Support the wider MTC Training team with administrative duties, which could include production of presentations, letters, updating spreadsheets, completing apprentice framework document checks

  • Lead on the promotion of the apprenticeship programme within the local schools network, by attending careers events and helping the promotion of school visits, AMTC Tours and exhibition stands offsite.

  • Occasional evening flexibility to attend and support events.

  • Support STEM activities for OAS and wider MTC as well as working closely with ED&I Coordinator attending and supporting events



The Person


The successful candidate for the role of Apprentice Recruitment Coordinator will have/be:

  • Commercially aware

  • Good numeracy skills: confident working with numbers and data

  • Excellent events organisation and presentation skills

  • Fully competent in the use of MS applications such as Word, Outlook, Excel

  • A good understanding of stakeholder engagement

  • Passionate about apprenticeships and the engineering sector

  • Previous experience working with young people and/or in apprentice or STEM recruitment desirable


In addition:

  • Customer and quality focused

  • Approachable and empathetic in manner

  • Organised and methodical approach to work, keeps to schedules

  • Problem solver

  • Highly articulate, highly presentable

  • Team player

  • High attention to detail

  • Self-motivated with ability to meet deadlines and can work with limited supervision as well as part of a team.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise workload

  • Able to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of children and young people


Equality, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.


To apply for the position of Apprentice Recruitment Coordinator forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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