Business Development Lead

  • Job Reference: RA214
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: S Knights Recruitment LTD
  • Website:
  • Location: Remote
  • Remote Working: 100% remote working possible
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus bonus
  • Sector: Business Development / Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 plus bonus
Reference: RA214


S Knights Recruitment is a specialist Employability & Skills Recruitment Agency. We recruit for Colleges and Training Providers across the UK.

We are proud to be recruiting for a Business Development Lead on a full-time, permanent basis, home-based with occasional travel to the head office in Derby for team meetings. Our client are an independent training provider specialising in the digital marking work-based learning sector from digital marketing, IT Solutions, Cyber Security, Software development, and Infrastructure at Level 3. They are looking for an individual to lead and develop a team of junior and experienced sales staff to establish client relationships across levy and non-levy paying employers to support with the growth of the apprenticeship provisions. 

The Business Development Lead will be responsible for the following:
*To lead and develop a team of junior and experience sales staff to establish client relationships across levy paying and non-levy paying employers
*Create a business development strategy to maximise utilisation of all available funding/revenue streams
*Coverage on both the Digital Marketing and IT solutions apprenticeships
*Ensuring the team are meeting individual and team targets 
*Monitoring leads, ensuring data is clean on CRM systems and producing accurate reports to hand over to senior leaders
*Conducting high quality business analysis across the established client base

The Business Development Lead will require the following experience and skills:
*Strong understanding of the apprenticeship levy and funding utilisation process for both levy and non-levy paying employers 
*Experience working in a senior roles with exceptional leadership and coaching skills
*Understanding of the IT/Digital apprenticeships standards particularly at level 3
*Track record of meeting company targets
*Occupational competence in Business Development or Employer engagement in the work-based learning sector.

Apply now for the Business Development Lead role!