The company is entering an exciting period of growth, we are now on a journey to deliver ambitious new plans and have a great opportunity for an experienced Area/Centre Manager to join the family. The successful candidate will be managing all aspects of operational delivery, with extensive travel within the Midlands region and occasional overnight stay, therefore a driving licence and access to a car is essential.
You will have overall accountability for all elements of managing the performance against a set of agreed objectives and budget with the autonomy to make decisions for the improvement of the Midlands region, effectively managing a team to achieve agreed levels of quality outcomes. You will have accountability for both the cost effective delivery of programmes and the cost management of the delivery teams.
You will be an experienced people manager, able to positively motivate, challenge and stretch teams of tutors, learner engagement and support staff across a diverse range of occupations. You will have excellent organisational and administrative skills, coupled with proven ability to work positively and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders. You will be solutions focused with knowledge and experience of having worked on government-funded contracts, ideally Skills Funding Agency, European Social Fund or Department for Work and Pensions.
The company is an ambitious business, delivering training solutions and workforce consultancy to learners and employers throughout the Midlands. We are graded Good by OFSTED across all areas of the business and hold Quality 9001 accreditation, Matrix and IIP Silver. Our ‘PRAISE’ values (pride, respect, accountability, integrity and service excellence) drive all delivery services both to our employers and learners, and to our own employees, always embedding professionalism within a culture of continuous improvement.
The company currently has six fixed delivery centres and hundreds of work-based learners throughout the Midlands with the next phase of our growth already under implementation.
The company currently has turnover of £5m and over 100 employees with plans for significant short-term growth and is committed to encouraging equality and diversity and eliminating unlawful discrimination.
We offer excellent terms and conditions including: *36 days holiday (inc. bank holidays) *Contributory pension scheme *Employee Assistance Programme *Life assurance
The company is committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of our learners and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Should your application be successful; an enhanced disclosure will be requested from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and any contractual offer will be subject to rigorous vetting procedures.