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Business Development Manager

  • Location:

    North West

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    Skills and Apprenticeships

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    Stuart Duffey

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Business Development Manager

These are exciting times for our client after major wins in the funded learning space. This ongoing success means further expansion, that’s why we are now recruiting for a number of Business Development Managers to join their team nationally.

In the role of Business Development Manager, you will be involved in the recruitment of unemployed adult learners, low skilled employees and job opportunities with local employers in line with the needs of their future growth plans.

We are looking for candidates with Business Development/Sales experience, ideally within the pre-employment, education/learning and development sector, or alternatively with experience and knowledge of recruitment within the sectors we deliver in.


  • Identifying, building and maintaining external relationships with JCP and Work programme organisations looking to place their unemployed customer base on to short courses funded through Adult Education Budget
  • Establish strong relationships with new and existing Employer clients to place individuals into jobs following their training programmes
  • Establish strong connections with key internal stakeholders, existing stakeholders, relevant industry professionals/organisations and educational bodies
  • Responsible for maintaining excellent customer relationships with all stakeholders and ensuring total customer satisfaction and repeat business
  • Work effectively with the Senior Management Team and Regional/National Business Development teams to meet overall company KPIs


  • Impressive business record, particularly in Business Development / Sales
  • Experience and knowledge of the Adult Education Budget desirable.
  • Ability to work and communicate at the highest level, to think strategically and to meet KPIs
  • Experienced in working face-to-face and via online platforms with employer clients to negotiate and present company offer
  • Excellent administration and ICT skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and managerial skills
  • Car owner with a willingness to travel throughout the Region you will take responsibility for – role is home-based
  • Well-presented and professional at all times

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