Area Education Manager

WEA: Adult Learning Within Reach
West Wickham, UK
26 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of the role: Do you want to work somewhere that no two days are the same,

where you make a difference to people's lives?
...And one that values yours?

Yes? Work for us - The WEA. Create real change, and be a part of something bigger.

We have a great opportunity for a AEB Contract and Learning center manager.Key areas of responsibility: The post holder will manage a team to deliver the Association education provision, strategic partnerships and external relationships in a significant specified area or theme within a region.

The post holder will have responsibility for delivery of AEB contract in designated area, in line with contract requirements and Association strategic objectives. They will work closely with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders including LEPs (or equivalent), local authorities, community organisations, employers and trade unions.

The post holder will be accountable for the successful delivery of the AEB contract within the agreed budget and timelines, ensuring the delivery to agreed funding and quality frameworks of AEB provision by WEA and (where relevant) subcontractors. They will report to the Mayoral combined authority skills team and internally within WEA taking appropriate actions on contract performance where appropriate.

The post holder will be responsible for management of the WEA Learning Centre and Offices in Bristol.
About you Highly effective communicator, with strong personal communication skills, able to influence, enthuse and inspire staff, the voluntary movement and stakeholders

Excellent communications skills including presentations and report writing

Strong management, organisational and IT skills to enable successful delivery of plans and budget

Ability to lead, support, mentor and coach teams and individuals in order that they can reach their potential and to ensure continuous improvement of quality in line the Associations aspirations for students

High level skills in any designated specialist area of responsibility

Specialist contract management - Experience of programme / portfolio and project management best practice approach and tools

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