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Managing Director

C£80k+ plus extensive bonus structure

Location Southwest, West Midlands, Midlands, Gloucestershire
Sector Training
Job type Permanent
Role Management and senior
Job ref NJ2698
Work hours Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a large group organisation operating an existing training and skills business specialising in industrial and commercial training and apprenticeships.

With extensive growth plans and an enviable existing customer base we are seeking to hire a strategic, driven and entrepreneurial Managing Director to develop and execute expansion.

Key responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for managing an existing training business delivering commercial training and apprenticeships
  • Develop and execute an extensive growth plan linked to group objectives
  • Oversee existing operations and achieve strategic efficiencies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with strategic partners to achieve funding and learner objectives
  • Create a vision for strategic clients linking business objectives with appropriate solutions
  • Ensure all external performance measures are met and exceeded


  • Relevant qualifications advantageous


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


  • Demonstrable leadership track record
  • Deep understanding of the funded and commercial learning arena
  • Thorough knowledge of the learning network and agenda (e.g. OFSTED, LEPs, Colleges, Employer Apprenticeship Levy)
  • Knowledge of pre-employment and employer training in a commercial context


  • P&L management
  • People management
  • Business planning
  • Strategic business development

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