SIAS Managing Director

Job Roles:
Director, Manager
Organisation Type:
Further Education, Other Workplaces
Other Organisation
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
circa £60,000 (dependent on experience)
24th Jan 2019
Start Date:
Cogent Skills
Job Ref:

SIAS (Science Industry Assessment Services)

Managing Director

An exciting opportunity to take the lead and be responsible for a highly successful (and growing) Apprenticeship End Assessment Organisation.

Reporting to the Cogent Skills Group CEO, this role will give you the opportunity to further develop and grow this new business as the Apprenticeship reforms take shape.

With your team of direct staff and assessors, you will have full responsibility for the P&L, setting and achieving targets and operational delivery of the service.

Working with the CEO and FD, you will develop the business strategy for growth, establish best operating practice and use of technology, identify new product and market opportunities and marketing strategies to establish the position of SIAS in the end assessment market place as an expert, trusted partner for the science industry companies and their Apprentices.

SIAS is part of the well-established and respected Cogent Skills Group of companies and SIAS is in its 5th year of operation.

If you understand the qualifications and assessment sector and have applied this to industry and you have the appetite and skills to manage a small, growing business, we would like to speak with you. This position is based in our Warrington Head Office and is a full time, permanent position.

Remuneration Package
• Salary circa £60,000 (dependent on experience)
• Bonus
• Pension
• Life Assurance
• 28 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
• Holiday buy back scheme
• Healthcare

Cogent is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment.

To apply please submit an application form together with a CV by Friday 22nd February to human.resources@cogentskills.comoutlining your suitability for this post and how you would ensure success.

You can also request a full job description and an informal discussion through the same email address above and first-stage interviews will take place in mid-March 2019.

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If you haven’t heard back from us within 21 days of your application, it means that unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Cogent Skills
Tel: 01925 515207
Contact: Human Resources

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