Team Administrator, Education & Jobs

John is the Employability Engagement Executive for the #WorkItOut (#WIO) programme delivered in the North West. The programme aims to support young people in supported accommodation (aged 16 – 25 years old) start their journey into employment, training or education – utilising links with employers and our member companies to support the young people on their journey.

John is responsible in supporting direct employer engagement by facilitating employability interventions, including using business mentors as positive role models to the young people, offering work inspiration days, productive placements and ultimately raising the aspirations of the young people – this programme aims to provide opportunities that may not regularly be open to those participating.

Outside of his role as Employability Engagement Executive, John supports the North West Business Leadership Network quarterly meetings.

Email: john.oconnell@bitcni.org.uk