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Job Details: General Manager

RecruiterGPRS Recruitment Ltd
Industry SectorEducation, Teaching
Salary£45,000 to £60,000 Per Annum
Town/CityWest Midlands
LocationsUnited Kingdom, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Date Posted06 November 2017

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Job Description
Are you a natural, inspirational leader that makes things happen? Are you someone with a proven track record in achieving growth within a Training Organisation through identifying opportunities and then following them through using sheer determination and innovation? Do you have a sound track record within the Work Based Learning sector? If so and you're looking for a new opportunity that will allow you to combine your skills and experience and your entrepreneurial flair, then this role could be for you! 

General Manager : The essentials.  
• The drive and determination to grow the business through personal effectiveness, hence leading by example. 
• A consultative approach to dealing with clients. 
• The ability to liaise and present at board level of large corporates. 
• Commercially astute. 
• The ability to initiate and drive through positive change and improvements. 

General Manager : Your experience. 
• A sound track record within work based learning and training. 
• A well established career at senior managerial or director level within work based learning. 
• A good knowledge of funding rules. 
• Experience of funded training through DWP / Big Lottery, managing ESF funding and the administration required to support. 
• The ability to write effective tenders. 
• Experience in the management of profit & loss, setting budgets, marketing and sales strategy. 
• A detailed understanding of what is entailed when offering apprenticeship programmes to employers. 
• Demonstrable abilities in performance management and achieving quantifiable results. 

General Manager : The desirables.  
• Experience of running your own training company. 

 General Manager : The organisation.  
• With over a 100 years combined experience within training this Midlands based company pride themselves on quality training within the rail industry. They offer safety critical training, PTS and NVQ's and apprenticeships to name a few. Their turnover in the past 3 years has achieved over £5 million and due to new contracts been awarded their expansion will continue. They can boast that they have and continue to work with some of the top players in the industry and their combined knowledge and expertise in the field strengthens the company to generate more business. 

General Manager : The role. 
• Oversee the smooth and effective running of a training organisation that offers commercial training and apprenticeship programmes within in a very niche sector. 
• Investigate the operational systems and procedures to identify where improvements could be made to enhance both operational efficiency and to maximise the productivity of the training professionals. 
• Identify and recruit additional team members who will support and enhance the company's portfolio of training programmes. 
• Visit clients to forge stronger relationships and through effective questioning identify needs and then offer a tailored solution in a consultative manner. 
• Source funding that is available and secure it. 
• Collate and analyse reports for presentation to the board. 
• £45,000 - £60,000 depending on experience and previous achievements 
• 28 days holiday per annum, plus an additional day for every year of service 
• Life assurance 
• Health insurance 
• Lap top and mobile phone 
• A DBS (formerly CRB) check prior to commencement of role is required. 

For a highly confidential career discussion, please contact Helen Wilson, Sales Director at GPRS on 01785 430513 or forward a current CV to[email removed] 

Not quite what you're seeking?  
Head to the GPRS website to view all vacancies for training and learning professionals across the UK. 

Important Information. 
All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. GPRS Recruitment whose registered address is 4-7 Gaolgate Street, Stafford ST16 2BG UK confirm that our client has instructed us that the position advertised herein is of a permanent nature. Due to the high number of applications which we regularly receive, regrettably we only respond to successful candidates. If you haven't heard from us within 7 days then please assume that you have not been selected on this occasion, but don't worry. We'll retain your details with the intention of keeping you informed of other suitable opportunities that may arise.

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Company Details
Recruiter: GPRS Recruitment Ltd
Main Contact: Emma Stallwood
Tel: 01785430503
Website: Click Here
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