Business Development and Skills Manager

Home based with frequent travel to London office
09 Nov 2015
07 Dec 2015
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company:

We are the UK Standard Setting Organisation for the building services engineering (BSE) sector.  The BSE sector represents the electrotechnical, heating and ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration and plumbing industries.

We have been created by employers, for employers, to focus on the three key activities:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Qualifications
  • Standards

Our employer-led approach gives businesses in the sector a key role in increasing their own and the country's productivity and profitability.

Following a significant reorganisation in 2014 we are growing and expanding to meet the needs of our industry. In conjunction with The HR Dept, we are recruiting for a full-time Business Development and Skills Manager for our small and friendly team.

Business Development and Skills Manager Role:

To secure external income to assist with the long term sustainability of the role and the Company.  To provide technical support and manage agreed education and training projects. To assist with the delivery of the organisation’s key objectives, including industry standards, qualifications and the low carbon agenda.

Business Development and Skills Manager Necessary Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

We are looking for you to be educated to at least HNC/HND level with ideally a project management qualification and supporting BSE industry technical qualifications.

You will have extensive knowledge and experience of income generation and business development opportunities, writing and securing bids for externally funded projects as well as work on, and management of, education and training projects.

This is an exciting time to join our organisation and make a difference on skills across the whole of the UK. With support from the General Manager you will manage your own workload and have significant flexibility to meet the objectives of the post. If you are enthusiastic and motivated by this we want to hear from you!

Occasional overseas travel in agreement with the successful candidate.  All reasonable travel costs will be covered.  Full time, initial one year contract with the potential to become permanent.

A full driving licence and access to a car is required, along with a willingness to travel to meetings nationally or occasionally, overseas.

Generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave

Some out of hours work may be required.

Please complete the comments box after you submit your CV, telling us why you are the right person to join our team.

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

We may close this advert early should we get sufficient volume of quality candidates, so please do not delay sending your application.