Employer Solutions Consultant

Gi Group
West London, London
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading training and educational services organisation are recruiting for a field based employer solutions consultant to work in the West London area.

The role will entail actively engaging with employers and employer groups to understand and provide innovative, measurable training solutions through apprenticeship recruitment and skills training to meet business needs.

It will require promotion and engagement with employers with a focus of enabling opportunities for young apprenticeships and the up-skilling of their current workforce.

Role Summary:

To actively engage with employers, and employer groups, to understand and provide innovative and measurable training solutions to their business needs.

To promote and engage employers in the full organisational sales offer available from the company, with a principal focus on the recruitment of young apprenticeships and the up-skilling of the current workforce.

Key Responsibilities/Main Tasks:

Targeted to engage with new employers and employer groups to secure their commitment to working with the organisation on their apprenticeship recruitment and skills needs.

Targeted to support existing employer relationships to secure repeat business

Targeted to engage and identify the needs of all employers from Micro, SME's, Local Levy & National Levy, to understand the necessity to work in partnership with the Senior Partnership Team to development skills solutions to meet business needs.

To take responsibility for generating business leads with potential employers through a range of appropriate mediums including cold calling, conducting face-to-face business meetings and delivering presentations

To provide employers with a timely and responsive service focused on meeting their business needs, and impacting on the recruitment or training needs they have identified

Targeted to provide both co-investor and local levy employers with a timely and responsive service, ensuring negotiation, pricing and competitive quotes are issued timely and completing employer contracts.

To identify individual employer/sector training, recruitment or development needs and work in partnership with employers and internal colleagues to deliver customised packages

To increase the number of employers who choose to work with the company to recruit new employees or for their training needs by providing a high quality responsive service.

To actively promote and encourage employers to use the services of the company and the wider group.

To work closely in partnership with delivery personnel to ensure that employers with a recruitment need have access to the most appropriate individuals for their organisation

To maintain regular contact with a portfolio of local employers, reviewing their current arrangements and/or exploring further collaboration and opportunities

To maintain the employer contact database (CRM) and keep accurate employer records

To keep up to date on changes and developments within the local labour market, informing and providing senior management and delivery personnel with relevant intelligence

To participate in network meetings with economic development partners and local training/development suppliers as identified/requested and share intelligence with senior management


  • Previous experience in the Training and Apprenticeships sector or a background in the recruitment industry
  • Business development experience
  • The ability to work independently