Regional Business Development Manager

20 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Inspiring people to realise their potential

Regional Business Development Manager - employability

Working across the North East, East Yorkshire, and the East Midlands

Competitive basic plus bonus

Interviews to be held 7th December

Looking for a new challenge?

Do you have a commercial outlook? Do you have the ability to engage with and influence a wide and varied groups of stakeholders? Interested in the employment related services sector? Then this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

What will the role involve?

The Regional Business Development Manager is responsible for the identification and proactive winning of high value new business to support achievement of the business revenue and margin plan. By understanding key educational and training requirements, you will be able to recognise opportunities and propose solutions that improve the client's business performance. You'll also be directly involved in the bid writing process and so should have a detailed knowledge and experience of this.

What do you need to demonstrate?

You should have a proven track record of identifying new opportunities along with evidence of prospecting for and closing new business deals. You will have the ability to deliver sales targets and KPI's. You must be confident when engaging at director level and have experience in pro-active and consultative sales. Ideally you will be degree qualified. You will have the ability to engage with and influence wide and varied groups of stakeholders, including key players in external agencies along with a high degree of commercial acumen and awareness of the e-learning and training landscape. Given your involvement in bid writing, you'll also need excellent planning and communication skills.

More about learndirect

learndirect is the UK's largest provider of skills, training and employment services. We've helped over 4 million people gain the skills they need for work, whether its qualifications in everyday subjects like mathematics and English, vocational qualifications and apprenticeships, or higher-level professional qualifications. learndirect has a mission to change lives. We work with more than 100,000 people and 4,000 businesses each year. We're also one of the leading providers of eAssessment services.

What's in it for you?

We offer 5 weeks holiday and a range of benefits including contribution based pension, child care vouchers, cycle to work, staff discounts and much more.

As an Investors in People Gold accredited company we pride ourselves in the career development our colleagues receive and we continuously strive to improve our ways of working. Everyone at learndirect plays a really important part in achieving our goals, so we think we can offer truly unique opportunities and valuable experiences

learndirect welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to diversity, our PREVENT duty and recruiting to reflect the communities we serve