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Research on Youth Employability

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Birmingham Youth Partnership (BYP) are looking for an experienced researchers to co-ordinate a project on barriers to employability and collaboration. Over a period of six months, you will be required to facilitate a number of conversations with key high level stakeholders to help find ways of overcoming barriers to effective collaboration and to propose an agreed common cross agency strategy to tackle the issues of youth employment. Some desk research will also be required. We anticipate up to 20 days work to complete this project. You will need to demonstrate experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders to agree common outcomes and the ability to understand complex issues affecting modern cities.

Deadline for proposals: 18 January 2016

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Author: Michael Daw

When working for Manchester Met University, I'm responsible for facilitating strategic relationships with businesses and other external organisations. When doing Transition New Mills, I'm on the Steering Committee and facilitating the Energy Action Group.

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