Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

  • Location

    Newport, Wales

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  • Salary:

    £27000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Suzanne Wheatcroft

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Permanent Role

Location: Newport

Salary: £27,000 - £32,000

We are recruiting for an experienced Business Manager for our client, a leading training and development company. You will be responsible for the leadership and day to day operations of the Traineeship Contract. Accountable for driving a learner led and quality service provision. Responsible for maximising the performance, efficiency and effectiveness of the department. You will have a genuine passion for making a difference to young peoples' lives.

The Role:

* Responsible for the smooth running and day to day operations of the centres

* Ensure performance & quality of sub-contractors with Traineeships

* Accountable for driving a learner led and quality service provision for our learners

* Responsible for promoting and managing the safeguarding of learners. Undertaking designated safeguarding officer duties

* To be fully conversant with our policies and procedures for the welfare, protection and safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults

* Responsible for effectively managing and dealing with challenging behaviour

* Responsible for ensuring supervision of learners. Maintaining centre discipline and expected behaviours of learners

* Responsible for ensuring a positive customer, employer and learner service, dealing with complaints in an effective and timely fashion

* Supervise the development of learners to improve their ability to progress into employment, further training or further education

* To work in partnership with the Quality Assurance Manager to ensure award body and associated quality standards are achieved

* To assist in the development of the strategic planning for all operational activities

* Leading and implementing appropriate and effective change

* Responsible for management information analysis and reporting

* Accountable for forecasting, departmental income and cost control for the centre

The Ideal Candidate:

* You must have previous management experience

* Change management experience

* Experience of working with disengaged youths and challenging behaviour

* Safeguarding experience

* Enhanced DBS Disclosure Check

* Training sector experience

* Excellent organisational skills

* Meet tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities under pressure

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

* A Challenging and inspirational leader

* Proven ability to deliver

* Knowledge of public funded training schemes

* Knowledge of qualifications and award body criteria