Employer Relationship Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,377
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 27th May 2024

  • Advertised from 10th May 2024
  • Permanent.


Do you have a passion for helping people?

Do you have excellent communication and customer service skills?

Do you have experience delivering employability programmes to target, delivering high quality services always?

Do you want to work for one of the best employability providers in Scotland?

Would you like to help someone with barriers to work find their dream job?

Can you coach other team members to be the best they can be?

Then come and work for Enable Works.

Your role, as an Employer Relationship Manager will involve taking responsibility for leading & co-ordinating the smooth and successful running of FUSE, a unique and innovative partnership between St James Quarter, Capital City Partnership (CCP) and City of Edinburgh Council (CEC). The role will require strong and effective co-ordination of the Action Plan stemming from the Steering Group’s Vision.

You will also support our team of Employment Coordinators and Welfare Rights Officer to achieve their goals through targeted coaching and mentoring, ensuring our teams deliver a quality service always.

ENABLE Works are the leading specialist provider of employability services for people who have barriers to work. We believe that every person in Scotland has the right to work in a job that is high quality and well paid.

Enable Works supports over 5500 people every year across 28 Local Authorities to learn skills for work.

We partner with thousands of employers to create inclusive cultures and improve the diversity of Scotland's workforce.

We are incredibly proud of our smart, capable, and motivated colleagues across Scotland and following a period of significant growth we are looking to grow our team.

We offer a generous salary, excellent benefits, and opportunities to develop and grow in your role.

We offer flexible working practices that promote a strong work/life balance so that when you are at work you can be the best version of you.

Values are more important to us than qualifications or experience, so if you don’t think you meet every requirement that’s ok, we still want to hear from you.

About You

We really need you to have these

  • Comprehensive understanding of recruitment processes and mediums including social media
  • Ability to show an appropriate level of leadership to bring together stakeholders and service providers to facilitate change
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team effectively to meet targets within challenging timescales
  • Capable of communicating clearly and effectively across a wide-reaching, multi-disciplinary team
  • High quality networking skills with demonstrable ability to grow and develop strong, long lasting relationships
  • Ability to manage your own workload and prioritise as needed
  • Two years minimum recent experience within recruitment or employability sectors with a focus on employer engagement or business development
  • IT literacy
  • Comfortable working towards targets
  • A flexible approach – this role will include occasional evening or weekend work in line with business requirements


Our vision is that every person in Scotland is able to access the support they need to find a high-quality job that pays them well and your drive and commitment to this job will help them get there. You will recognise each client’s individual skills and aspirations and work with them to find a job that they love.

Our culture is autonomous so that means we trust you to make the right decisions for your clients, therefore you need to manage your workload well and be accountable for your time. Attention to detail is important as it means you can work accurately and follow instructions.

Having the confidence to get out and engage people in your local community will be key to the success of your programme. We expect you to source the best opportunities for your clients and this can mean reaching out and making new connections within your community. You will be representing your clients and Enable Works in everything you do so you will need a professional, can do attitude. Our reputation is important to us.

As you will be supporting our front line teams, coaching and mentoring them to success, you will be a natural role model, leading from the front and driving excellent behaviours and performance always.

We have high expectations for our clients and you will be given a work plan with targets. We support you throughout but you need to be comfortable working towards them.

About Us

At Enable we believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities.

We also have an excellent range of staff benefits on offer including but not limited to:

  • Health cash plans providing a wide range of health benefits to help people cover the cost of their everyday health care.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loans

Starting a career with Enable is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.

Enable is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit our website.