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Business Development Account Manager x 2 posts (fixed term for 2 years)

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Contract:Support

Salary:£26,914 and £33,559 per annum

Closing date:16/01/2022

Start date:TBC

Our Business Development - Account Manager will be brilliant at understanding the complex strands of employer’s training needs and can help for fill the training needs to recognised education options. Utilising your own experience and drawing on the skills of the team, you will also be able to bespoke and even deliver (where appropriate), training programmes to meet employer needs to enable them to develop their talent and add value to their business. Courses range from non-accredited courses, entry and pre-employment level to full 5 Diplomas in a range of subjects and industries.
We measure our success by the quality of training solutions we provide to our employers and the satisfaction of our stakeholders with their training program.
Specific accountabilities
Being knowledgeable with training accreditation you will consult with employers to create a blended approach towards learning to provide high impact outcomes for learners.
Working with our portfolio of employers across industries you will conduct a talent mapping exercise across the client’s business to establish their skills requirements, mapping existing job roles to apprenticeship standards.
Working closely with our business partners you will form part of our innovative training solution to employers and having the ability to map individual elements of an apprenticeship standard to employers existing mentoring, support and development programmes will be crucial to your success.
By providing formal recognition for the quality of internal training you will ensure employers have clear guidance on what is applicable for accredited internal training. You will support employer’s internal talent management and embed within organisations a culture of continuous improvement.
You will work closely with the specialist teams and the employers to develop bespoke programmes using the e-portfolio as a learning platform and assessment tool.
Working with our bid writer you will ensure a blended learning approach is adopted where appropriate to win business, you must be confident assigning a financial amount to each training element and be able to justify this with a variety of stakeholders.
Liaising with internal and external teams you will manage the implementation of the scheme in line with client and college delivery teams.
To ensure continuous improvement you will review and analyse performance of apprenticeship programs to ensure consistent high quality training is being delivered and provide a detailed report demonstrating the rigour and quality of training.
As a key member of the business development team you will help plan engagement strategies using local LMI information and marketing support.
To keep updated you will attend key events to maintain and improve skills knowledge and the wider agenda on apprenticeships.
With a key understanding of quality you will ensure any Education and Skill Funding Agency (ESFA) compliance and eligibility criteria is identified and appropriately recorded and notified to all stakeholders.
You will ensure effective use of customer and prospect contact activities tools and systems, including maintenance of relevant information held in these systems.
You will be responsible for ensuring the quality and timeliness of bid and proposal delivery necessary to meet the requirements of the business, constantly ensuring effective communication, liaison, and negotiation internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships.
To ensure a joined up approach you will coach our business partners on the training solution you have identified and ensure the blended learning you have suggested is presented persuasively to employers.

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