Apprentice & Early Careers Manager

Velocity Recruitment
United Kingdom
03 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Apprentice & Early Careers Manager


Our client is a leading main contractor specialising in prestigious new build housing projects in London.

They have national presence and head office is in South East London


We require Apprentice & Early Careers Manager to deliver my clients Apprentice Programme that maximises Levy opportunities and provides a sustainable talent pipeline aligned to their business need.

Duties will include:

·Building an Apprentice Programme that maximises use of the Apprentice Levy

·Establishing a pipeline of emerging talent

·Managing External provider relationships

·Managing the compliance and legal elements of the Apprentice Levy

·Design and execute the apprenticeship on-boarding programme

·Design and deliver assessment centres for the recruitment of apprentices and trainees.

·Design the structure and deliver formatted plans for my clients' apprentice pathways

·Act as the main account holder for the Digital Account monitoring and reporting financial data

·Strategic management of the Registered Training Provider relationships

·Implement and monitor a mentoring programme to support the Apprentice Programme.

·Create and own the stakeholder communication strategy and plan to ensure all those involved in the successful delivery of the Apprenticeship programme are fully informed and supportive of the programme’s main aims and objectives.

·Provide line management support to the individual apprenticeship programme managers

·Educate managers and mentors on their role in supporting and developing apprentices as an essential part of their jobs

·Build effective relationships with all stakeholders both internal and external to aid the programme’s on-going development, presence and credibility

·Continuously improve the use of the company website to attract candidates for the Apprentice programme

·Compile routine progress reports and report on key metrics and data that evidence ROI

·Ensure up to date knowledge of current specifications for apprentice standards is maintained

·Ensure the apprenticeship programme is delivered with success and is audit compliant

·Regularly review the performance of our indirect apprentice partners under our Social value banner in conjunction with business representatives.

·Managing Budgets


The successful candidate will have previous experience in apprenticeship management and have demonstrable experience in delivering apprenticeship programmes from a strategic and tactical level.

You will also have the ability to manage relationships with key stakeholders, have experience of recruitment practices and policies and of working with Graduates and managing expectations.

The position will report to the Learning & Development Manager.

This is a great opportunity to work within a fast growing and expanding business with an open door culture.
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