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New job opportunities for graduates

gradjobCoventry City Council is calling on graduates interested in working in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) sector to take advantage of an exciting new opportunity.

The project called Skills 4 Growth, is looking for graduates in an AME or a business-related discipline, that are seeking paid employment on a 12 month contract and a range of opportunities are available for graduates as part of the initiative.

Graduates looking to take advantage of this opportunity will benefit from:

  • Paid, full time employment for one year - specific to your skill set
  • Employment with growing companies in the AME sector
  • Skills training relevant to your employment

Applicants must be 18 or over and be prepared to:

  • Commit to a full time 12 month employment contract starting no later than 30 June 2014
  • Be available for an immediate start
  • Be eligible to work in the UK now
  • Have a degree or HND Level 4 in Engineering or a relevant business-related discipline

The Skills 4 Growth team will identify suitable graduates looking for employment and match them to individual business requirements, ensuring that the right person is made available for the role that will benefit both parties. The graduate position can be in any discipline which will help the business to grow.

Qualifying graduates who wish to apply to be part of the scheme, should contact Anne-Marie Tranter by email at anne-marie dot tranter at cwclearinghouse dot co dot uk or telephone 07973 260583. Application deadline is Monday 30 June.

Cllr Kevin Maton, Cabinet Member for Business Enterprise and Employment said:

This is a great opportunity for those that have graduated with an advanced manufacturing and engineering or business related degree but are still looking for employment in the sector. We have a number of fantastic vacancies with local companies that we can link the right applicants into and also offer in work training support if successful.

Over the next few years with more and more business opportunities opening up in the city, this promises to be a great time to be an employer or graduate in Coventry and this scheme is just one of the ways we will be looking to help many new graduates into employment."

The Skills 4 Growth team are also looking for small to medium-sized enterprises based in the Coventry and Warwickshire area which are able to offer eligible graduates the opportunity to work on an existing or new project, find out more on the Coventry City Council website.