Helping talent thrive.
It starts with our winning team.
We are proud to be one of the UK’s leading apprenticeship providers. Our passionate, energetic people deliver an outstanding experience every day to our learners and support the development of our clients’ valuable workforce.
Working nationally with small and large clients, we develop their talent at all levels. Our apprenticeship programmes integrate seamlessly with our clients’ ways of working, processes and training to support their strategic goals.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and passionate Operations Manager to join our winning team. You will manage the effective delivery of a multi-qualification Academy, specialising in Marine and Automotive qualifications. You will maintain and grow strong relationships with our clients, pro-actively developing a deep understanding of their strategic goals, target achievements and Levy fund expenditure.
We provide a highly competitive salary and incentive scheme, as well as great benefits through Paragon Choices and excellent training and development to support your progression through our Academy.
Qualifications and experience required:
Successful track record of leading and developing a high performing team in a work place learning environment primarily in a campus based setting (experience of managing a remote team would be advantageous)
Experience of effectively delivering on deadlines, objectives and targets
Functional Skills at level 2 Maths and English
AQA/IVA qualification would be advantageous
Skills and behaviours required:
Strong sales and business development skills
Ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload
Strong people management and leadership skills
Well-developed interpersonal and motivational skills
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Change management skills
Energetic and positive with the ability to energise others
Confident decision maker that takes responsibility for their choices
Flexible and adaptable to change with the ability to think on your feet
Ability to influence, lead, and motivate a team
Clean driving licence with use of a car and the ability to work flexibly and stay away overnight as and when required
Honest, trustworthy and processional with a flexible approach to working time and possible overnight stays where required
Strong IT skills with experience of using MS Office packages
Location: Dorset/ Hampshire (Remote)