Business Leader - Science Assessment Services

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Management, Department Head
North West England
Other Greater Manchester, Warrington, Other Cheshire
£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
GPRS Recruitment
Job Ref:

Business Leader - Science Assessment Services - Warrington based - with Nationwide Travel (Regional Role) - £50,000 -£55,000 (DOE & Qualifications) + Car Allowance + Bonus / Pension, Life Insurance, 28 days holiday + bank, healthcare

The Role: Business Leader - Science Assessment Services

• We are looking for an innovative leader to manage the Science Industry Assessment Services Business unit within this Skills Services Company and providing leadership to the staff.
• Based in the North West with nationwide travel, you will be responsible for the business performance within the unit, by developing and implementing employer and training provider engagement and marketing strategies in order to achieve business growth and secure/increase market share.
• You will develop expertise in all aspects of apprenticeship policy (funding, ESFA, Ofqual and EPA) and lead on continuous improvement, design and development of products, services, resources and processes to ensure further growth, whilst maintaining quality standards and meeting strict requirements.
• You will also lead relationship management of key stakeholders ensuring the unit's reputation as an EPAO is enhanced and maintained.
• A DBS check prior to the commencement of role is required.

Essential Requirements: Business Leader - Science Assessment Services

• A strong understanding of how apprenticeships, standards, end-point assessment are used and be able to confidently explain to senior level stakeholders (involvement in trailblazer standards would be a bonus)
• Experience in developing business strategies, plans and managing business risk leading to successful business growth along with in managing budgets with the ability to process and analyse work whilst delivering a high level of service
• Experience of planning and delivering a high-quality service and implementing quality management systems for said service
• Demonstrable experience of managing, developing and building a professional team in the sector
• An innovative leader with strong organisational skills with proven programme and project management delivery
• Degree Level qualified
• Experience either occupationally or delivering on Science or Engineering based qualifications

The Employer: Business Leader - Science Assessment Services

• SIAS Specialise in delivering Assessment Services to STEM Employers across England. Acknowledged experts in the assessment of skills needed for occupational excellence, SIAS is committed to quality in both its services and its staff.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. GPRS Recruitment whose registered address is 4-7 Gaolgate Street, Stafford ST16 2BG UK confirm that our client has instructed us that the position advertised herein is of a permanent nature. Due to the high number of applications which we regularly receive, regrettably, we only respond to successful candidates. If you haven't heard from us within 7 days then please assume that you have not been selected on this occasion, but don't worry. We'll retain your details with the intention of keeping you informed of other suitable opportunities that may arise.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
GPRS Recruitment
Tel: 01785430502
Fax: 01785 222341
Contact: Natasha Wootton

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