Business Development Manager - Apprenticeship Standards

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Employer Engagement Apprenticeships
East Midlands, West Midlands
Derby, Birmingham, Coventry
£35,000 to £35,000 per annum
KM Education Recruitment Ltd
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KM Recruitment is a specialist UK wide recruiter for the Work Based Learning and Welfare to Work sectors.

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Apprenticeship Standards

Salary: £35,000 + Bonus

Location: Field based (Candidates must be flexible with travel)

Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Role:

  • Identify and engage with Levy / corporate companies at a senior level for the generation of Learner starts, for a variety of New Apprenticeship Standards.
  • Generate own leads via field sales, cold calling, networking and presentations to secure new employer accounts and promote our client as the Training Provider of choice.
  • Give advice and support to employers regarding the Apprenticeship Levy.
  • Undertake Organisational Needs Analysis and design / develop training plans to meet employers needs.
  • Manage and maximise employer relationships to secure new/repeat business ongoing
  • Work to monthly targets based on learner starts.
  • Keep up to date with competitor’s strengths and weaknesses, evaluating the market and scoping out new opportunities.
  • Report sales data and forecasts on a regular basis and meet month end sales deadlines.
  • Ensure employer environments comply with Health and Safety requirements.

Essential Criteria:

  • Must have proven experience of working within a field based Business Development role (Corporate clients), for the promotion of Apprenticeships - ideally New Apprenticeship Standards.
  • Proven track record of achieving targets for learner starts.
  • Must have sound knowledge of the Levy.
  • Proven experience of developing relationships, influencing and negotiating with employers to secure new business.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, written and verbal skills.
  • Time management and organisational skills.
  • Driving licence and use of a vehicle - must be flexible with travel.

Please note:

KM Recruitment receive a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest and keep an eye on our website for future opportunities.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
KM Education Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 01543 279752
Contact: Recruitment Team

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