Apprenticeship Manager (IT)

DT Plus
London (Greater)
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
The Apprenticeship Manager is a key member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) of annonymous training provider.
You will alongside the Head of Curriculum, Head of MI and Head of Finance. The SMT reports to the MD and shareholder group and, outside of role specific responsibilities, the SMT is collectively responsible for all aspects of Good Practice as defined by and under Ofsted, ESFA (with
particularly reference to the Funding Rules), awarding bodies, the Companies Acts and quality measuring organisations.

It is desirable if you have dealt with IT Apprenticeship programs before. We will be expecting you to help the annonymous training provider to start Apprenticeship programs for "Network Engineer",, "Infrastructure Technician" and " Cyber Security Technologist" framework.

You will be helping the annonymous training provider to hire relevant human resource in the future e.g. Assessors, Administrator and etc. So you will need to be a very experienced individual. You must have dealt with ESFA and Employers before and understand this system.

Apprenticeship Manager
The Apprenticeship Manager will lead a team to ensure effective delivery is met for all Clients.
You are fully responsible for all aspects of delivery models, delivery personal for Levy Clients and will work in conjunction with the wider levy management team.

You will work closely with the Directors to help develop and execute the
Company’s goals and, as a consequence, the role will be expanded to include other areas of funded training delivery within three months of appointment..

Key Tasks and Accountabilities
• To develop and manage delivery plans to ensure the delivery team understand key milestones, deadlines and targets are met.
• To lead the national delivery team and support colleagues in the wider management team for the levy business, to achieve company targets.
• To line manage allocated staff responsible for coordinating the above activities.
• To drive forward a strategy on continuous improvement for learning with relentless focus on
outstanding experiences for our learners and employers.
• Utilisation of all operational resource to provide excellent learning opportunities for our
customers and value for money
• To attend conferences and workshops before feeding back to the management and delivery team
• To provide weekly progress reports to the Directors and to be responsible for tracking and monitoring of starts to inform delivery plans and resources required, working with the
wider levy management team.
• Effective management of financial performance and budget control within the delivery team for
all aspects of provision.

• To ensure all company documentation is fully compliant.
• To work with the wider levy management team to ensure all monthly starts are allocated to delivery team with immediate effect.
• To support the management of key accounts through operational success, ensuring excellent
client feedback and great team working with colleagues.
• To ensure appropriate levels of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for all delivery
personnel are in place to reach outstanding grades on Observations
• To work with colleagues across the business to monitor the changing landscape of funding and sector requirements, identifying development areas that the business should act upon and coaching team members effectively.
• To identify opportunities to enhance the work with our existing and new stakeholders
• To embed a ‘quality culture’ across the business and to appoint and manage ambassadors to
lead the company in the fields of Equality & Diversity, Safeguarding, and Health & Safety.
• To chair SMT meetings and to lead the wider SMT team in the development of a Right First Time
approach to all aspects of operations.
• To perform any Ad-hoc duties that the Company considers to be reasonable
• To be mindful of your personal safety and the safety of apprentices and colleagues
Expectations and Targets
• Retention above 80% (95% for SGL – other higher employer targets to be set)
• Timely Achievers 80% (95% for SGL)
• Enrolment/Induction and delivery documentation compliance – 100%
• Managing Performance
• Improving performance to deliver excellence via robust and regular performance management
reviews that meet our vision, mission and values
• Continuous staff development to provide outstanding teaching, learning and assessment
Other Targets:
• To identify opportunities to enhance the work with our existing and new stakeholders
• There will be a responsibility to keep CPD detail live and current
• Effective management of financial performance
• Qualifications and Knowledge
• Experience of managing people, budgets etc
• Experience of client management
• Knowledge of the Apprenticeship Levy
• Understanding of the new Apprenticeship Standards
• Understanding of the FE sector and impact the Levy will have for employers
• Proven experience of managing apprenticeship delivery
• Corporate management experience
• Experience of presenting at various levels, from senior management to young people
• Proven networking skills
• Experience of working to targets
• Staff Management experience

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