Skills and Jobs Project Manager

Salary: £32,000 per annum

Contract: Full time, Permanent (60/40 office/home working)

Responsible to: Destination Director


To lead delivery of Skills and Jobs Project.


  1. To manage the project team and delivery partners to ensure that the project is delivered on time and on budget.
  2. Engage with supply side organisations, audit, map and collate what initiatives, services, and opportunities there are to support the tourism and hospitality sector fill vacancies and develop employees.
  3. Create a piece of work which captures and explains what is available and routes to access.
  4. Identify a viable route to commission an evidence based, analytical report on the market failure of why people are not applying or tourism and hospitality jobs.
  5. Engage with businesses and make them aware of support and routes available. Do this through direct engagement and coordinating with wider NGI colleagues to deliver proactive press and to develop a web resource which signposts to relevant sources.
  6. Get min 100 job vacancies advertised on Skills Hub
  7. Evidence min 20 businesses signposted to and using an available resource/opportunity.
  8. Support research colleagues on collecting data and intelligence on the scale of the challenges faced by industry.
  9. Organise and establish a Tourism Skills and Careers Task Force with key stakeholders and industry representation, and lead activity to create a plan for the long-term development and support of the sector which has regional buy in and support.

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December 2021 (please note that we reserve the right to end the vacancy early should a suitable candidate be found prior to the closing date.)

To apply, please complete and return the application and equal opportunities monitoring forms (below) to

Skills and Jobs Project Manager 12082021

NGI Application Form

NGI Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Guidance Notes for completion of App Form