Business Development Manager

Recruiter
KM Education Recruitment Ltd
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
26000.0000
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

KM Recruitment is a specialist UK wide recruiter for the Work Based Learning and Welfare to Work sectors.

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Birmingham - Must be flexible with travel

Salary: £26,000 (rising to £30,000 subject to achievement of targets and successful completion of probation) ++

Package: Bonus, Car allowance, Excellent holiday entitlement, Pension + much more!

Type: Full-time, Permanent

KM are currently recruiting on behalf of a private Training Provider who is looking to appoint a Business Development Manager to grow and develop employer relations throughout Birmingham and surrounding areas.

The successful candidate will adopt a consultative approach and offer a range of services to employers in order to increase learner participation to Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Commercial Training programmes.

Essential Experience required for this role:
This role requires candidates to have proven experience of promoting Apprenticeships / Commercial Training within the WBL sector.

Key Responsibilities:

- Identify and engage with employers via cold calling, meetings, presentations and events to promote our clients wide range of Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Commercial Training programmes and source eligible candidates.
- Engage with businesses/decision makers to identify training needs, secure new/repeat business and promote our client as the Training Provider of choice.
- Generate a pipeline through warm and cold leads.
- Undertake Organisational Needs Analysis and design / develop workforce training and Apprenticeship programmes to match employers needs.
- Keep up to date with competitor’s strengths and weaknesses, evaluating the market and scoping out new opportunities
- Work with senior management in order to meet your target and growth plan for the area.
- Attend regular networking events to develop business opportunities.
- Report sales data and forecasts on a regular basis
- Work to monthly targets based on starts
- Promoting the benefits of undertaking training to employers and existing workforce - overcoming barriers and giving advice and guidance to the most suitable avenue.
- Cross sell other products, seizing all opportunities to offer clients a well-rounded service.

Essential Criteria:

- Experience of working within a Business Development / Sales role within the training industry SFA / WBL
- Excellent knowledge of government funding streams / programmes / work based learning
- Proven experience of negotiating / winning / closing new business
- Excellent communication skills - presentation, written and verbal
- Exceptional sales, marketing and networking skills
- Time management and organisational skills
- Full, clean driving licence and use of a vehicle - you must be flexible with travel

Our client is looking for a team player, with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, a natural sales professional with fire in their belly!!

Please note:

KM will contact you within 4 days if we feel your experience matches the criteria for this vacancy, or any other roles we have. If you have not been contacted within 4 days then your application is unfortunately unsuccessful. KM receive a high number of applications for each role advertised and although we would like to we are not always able to deliver feedback to unsuccessful candidates.