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Employer Engagement Relationship Manager (2 Posts, Fixed term for 12 months)

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Contract:Vision Business Support Services, Fixed Term

Salary:£33,299 per annum

Closing date:19/09/2021

Start date:TBC

Vision Business Support Services Ltd (VBSS) provides high-quality support services to all aspects of the college group, VBSS is a subsidiary company of West Nottinghamshire College and provides an important service and plays a pivotal part in the success of the college and creating an exceptional learner experience.


The college is seeking to appoint an experienced professional to work as part of our employer engagement team. The post-holder will be expected to develop meaningful and lasting relationships with key employer contacts that have mutual value and benefit for both the college and the employer.

The post-holder will gain a deep understanding of the employer’s business and how skills and training may help them achieve their business objectives. The role is not about selling a particular product to an employer but is about truly understanding the needs of the business and finding innovative and flexible solutions to meet those needs. The post-holder will be expected to work collaboratively with delivery colleagues within the college and with other training providers to meet need.

An excellent communicator with a proven track record in business development, relationship management and/or employer engagement will be essential, as will the ability to interpret business goals into a comprehensive skills development plan.

The post-holder will carry a caseload of businesses and will be expected to maintain positive and productive long-term relationships with all businesses on caseload. On occasion, this will mean taking responsibility for resolving issues quickly as they arise.

The post-holder will need an in-depth understanding of the ‘art of the possible’ when it comes to skills training and have an understanding of funding streams that may support businesses’ needs.

The role will require you to embed the college’s values: Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations and Responsibility.