Head of Engagement - Apprenticeships Levy

Head of Engagement - Apprenticeships Levy

Home based (Midlands) with National Travel
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 with bonus 
 

INTRO

This is an exciting Senior Business Development vacancy, working for a leading Training Provider who specialise in providing Employer solutions through various programmes including Apprenticeships.

Working alongside the Commercial Director, the Head of Engagement will be responsible for identifying and developing strategic business relationships with Levy organisations. Creating sustainable partnerships that contribute to the organisations growth strategy. In this key position you will work closely with the Business Development team, marketing and operations.

This is a direct selling role with no line management. The purpose for this role is all about new business and effectively growing new Levy clients.

KEY DUTIES

  • Develop new business opportunities with Levy employers 
  • Maintain a robust pipeline to continuously achieve business growth 
  • Actively contribute to business planning and performance monitoring to support delivery through effective account managing
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the sales strategy
  • Analysis, circulation and action planning of regular MI to drive activity and performance
  • Develop expertise in key employers, sectors and opportunities using these to drive innovation and growth
  • Identification of key employers, or employer groups, and lead on ensuring targeting of employers in partnership with marketing
  • Work alongside Marketing to develop the relevant materials to support engagement
  • Keep up to date and report on Labour Market trends and requirements
  • Provide timely updates and reports as required
  • Undertake necessary training to professionally develop and keep abreast with current practices and legislation within the sector, particularly those which may impact on compliance.
  • Demonstration up to date understanding of all contracts, content and eligibility
  • Keep up to date with Government, LEP and sector developments and priorities

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Come from an apprenticeships/skills background
  • At least 2 years’ experience in engaging with Levy organisations
  • Proven track record in lead generation and sales closing
  • Used to working towards and hitting team and individual targets
  • Ability to build strong working relationships (internal/external)
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to persuade, influence and negotiate effectively at all levels within and outside the organisation
  • Knowledge of local labour markets and population/demographics
  • Knowledge of the FE sector, Apprenticeship standards and funded programmes
Closing Date:
10/07/2020
Contact Details:
V Training Recruitment
Tel: 01332 869371
Fax: 1332869371
Contact: Eileen Ryan
Email:

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