Director of Apprenticeships & Training

Michael Page Human Resources
West Midlands
10 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As Director of Apprenticeships & Training Academies you be part of the SMT, overseeing an experienced management team and covering 2 sites, based in the West Midlands.

You will drive performance through results, with responsibility for a P+L and a significant external focus in order to continually develop a compelling, forward-thinking and market-leading Apprenticeship and Training offering that ensures ROI.

Client Details

This client is an established and evolving business with strong value within the private sector.


Key responsibilities of the Director of Apprenticeships & Training Academies will include:

- Leading & developing an experienced and diverse team, as well as direct management.

- Business planning and successful implementation and ongoing review.

- Development of training programmes and plans to meet requirements.

- Ensuring the delivery of high quality teaching and alignment with SFA and Ofsted.

- Implementation of relevant KPIs - driving performance around these activities.

- Working with and engaging clients and developing 3rd party relationships.

- Achievement of targets in line with the overall strategic plan.

- Working collaboratively with the Exec and SMT.


The successful candidate will have operated at a similar level within a Learning environment and have experience of managing training facilities and apprenticeships. This role would also suits someone who has operated at MD level with a relevant apprenticeship/training background. In addition you will have experience of managing a P+L as well as development of external relationships and new business opportunities.

You must be a self-starter and problem-solver with a commercial mind-set and an ability to spot opportunities and areas for improvement and investment, focusing on results. You must also be able to influence senior stakeholders, build sound relationships internally and present to the SMT and external clients. High level communication skills are key as well as the ability to challenge and work within a target-driven environment.

Experience with Ofsted and SFA regs is key.

Job Offer

Up to 90,000 + car/car allowance

Additional benefits

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