Regional Skills Manager ( Scotland )

  • Job Reference: Scotland
  • Date Posted: 24 January 2019
  • Recruiter: SkillnetLTD
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  • Location: Woodside, Highland
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Sector: Apprenticeship Assessor, Tutor, Learning and Development, Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About Skillnet                                                           

Skillnet is a specialist provider of Apprenticeships in the automotive sector. Operating nationally, each year we manage the training for more than 4000 people. We run the national Apprenticeship Programmes for Ford, McLaren, DAF Trucks as well as programmes for independent motor businesses.

We are looking for a Regional Skills Manager to join our team! This is a great time to join Skillnet if you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career. You'll be joining an ambitious environment with high achievers who are passionate about Skillnet, the industry and their careers. Think about it, you'll work with great like-minded people, and receive constant investment in your training and development.

We offer a competitive benefits package plus further development and training with this opportunity.

Benefits Include:

  •  Company Car/ Car Allowance
  • 25 Days holiday + Bank Holidays

  • Death in Service Benefit

  • Private Medical (opt in after successful completion of probation)    


Skillnet’s Benefits Bag

Skillnet has recently launched a new benefits package to reward our employees for their service and performance. The new package includes incremental annual leave entitlement of up to 8? weeks per annum, up to 12 long weekends a year the opportunity to take a paid day off to work with your favourite charity, work anniversary bonuses and membership of a perks reward and recognition scheme. Benefits Bag Page                                                

Overall Job Purpose

To grow profitable delivery of the full range of Skillnet services and to act as ambassador for the business in relation to all issues and opportunities that arise in the region.

 Operational targets include:

  • The quality and volume of new starts
  • The numbers of learners in learning by age and discipline
  • Achievers and achievement rates
  • Achievement of Visit Cycle
  • Full Health and Safety compliance


Qualitative targets include:

  • Customer and learner satisfaction,
  • staff turnover rates,
  • “right first time” paperwork and processes,
  • quality of the learning experience for all learners in the region

Key tasks and accountabilities

Regional Skills Managers are responsible for:

Direct staff Management of 5-10 skills coaches (and therefore a base of approximately 300-600 learners which Regional Skills managers will be targeted to grow)

Indirect management of recruitment and quality staff

Service Delivery to all current and future customers in the region

Quality Management of service delivery (over time it is envisaged that this will include IQA of portfolios)

Learner attraction and learner recruitment in the region

Dealing with any customer issues in the region

Managing recruitment, retention and achievement to agreed targets with each Assessor

Manage delivery of customer contracts in line with service level agreement.

Recruiting, coaching and developing staff

Monitoring, managing and maintaining management information

Developing customer relationships and new income streams

Representing Skillnet as the leading provider in the sector and looking for ways to constantly add value

 This job description describes (but does not limit) the main duties and responsibilities of the job.  These are subject to variation by Skillnet as is necessary to respond to changes to the business, both internal and external.

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