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Business Development Consultant

Apprenticeship at Seetec

Business Development Consultant

Apprenticeship at Seetec

  • LocationManchester, UK
  • Position levelApprenticeship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 13 Nov, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 09 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • Competitive£ 29,000.0 per year
Job Role
This role is one of the most crucial roles in the whole of Seetec’s operation; to source and identify suitable vacancies from the local labour market for our customers. You will support our client group into meaningful and rewarding careers through creating valuable and understanding recruitment processes with employers.
The role is not simply about looking for jobs in the open market, but being a skilled business developer and employer engager, and using sales skills to build trusting relationships with employers, manage expectations and ensure they work with us time and again to provide opportunity for our customers. The successful candidate will predominantly be looking for new business, locate new multi-vacancy opportunities and ‘sell’ Seetec’s services, ensuring Seetec becomes a trusted partner in the local area for recruitment.
In addition, you will operate as part of a regional cluster of employer engagers, and work towards a national objective of being the partner of choice in the welfare to work market. You will also meet key targets for putting people into employment, and work closely with our Employer Account Management team, to ensure potential large regional and national relationships are developed appropriately across our business.
Key Responsibilities
* Meet and exceed such targets, Key Performance Indicators and success indicators that are set and agreed.
* Develop and maintain long term relationships with employers that focus on providing them with a holistic service aligned with Seetec’s product and service offer, in order to provide job and skills opportunities aligned to customer need.
* To conduct Organisation Needs Analysis or Training Needs Analysis with employers to identify and broker job, apprenticeships, work experience, and internship vacancies or positive progression routes.
* Engage with key stakeholders, as directed and agreed with the management team, to maximise the benefits for employers and customers.
* Promote Seetec’s services to employers via meetings organised by the Sales Executive Team or via phone calls, emails, face to face visits, direct marketing activity, presentations and networking.
* Negotiate sales and persuade to gain commitment to Seetec or the programmes Seetec operates.
* Capture good news stories from stakeholder and employer partnerships and feedback regularly to line manager and marketing.
* Record all contact with employers through Seetec’s customer relationship management (CRM) system.
* Maintain regular face-to-face contact with relevant customer Case Managers and Seetec’s delivery partners to ensure that job/placement opportunities are appropriate for their customers.
* Ensure that all vacancies are recorded and cascaded on CRM for cascaded and are followed up as appropriate.
Skills and Experience
•Strong Business Development Skills.
•Previous experience in working in a target driven environment (preferably sales)
•The ability to work across multiple targets, and manage priorities effectively.
•Ability to network effectively and maximise business development opportunities.
•Strong relationship building skills (internal & external) – via phone and in person.
•Good presentation and networking skills ( internal and external stakeholders)
•Ability to negotiate and influence outcomes.
•Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills.
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills at all levels.
•Outward looking and aware of wider local area policies and initiatives.
•Self-motivated and can work proactively independently or as part of a team.
•Excellent all round IT skills (Internet, Intranet, databases, MS Office)
•Has a ‘can do attitude’, enthusiasm with confident and positive outlook.
We also welcome innovative and driven approaches to meeting and exceeding challenging but realistic sales targets. We also welcome applications from anyone with sales experience from any sector. Ideally we are looking for people that have a passion for our business, and are not afraid of working hard to ensure our customers find the opportunities to achieve their career goals.
Additional Information
* Seetec is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share and uphold this commitment in conjunction with the requirements of the Prevent Duty and the positive promotion of modern British values.
* Dependent on the role applying to you may be required to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS/DS) check. Seetec support the recruitment of ex- offenders and will not discriminate in anyway. Our full policy statement of “Ex-Offenders” can be found on our website under” About us”
* Seetec is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
* Salary: £24,650 - £29,000 (dependent on experience)
* Location: Nationwide
* Hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday- Thursday 8.30 am - 4.30pm Friday (Full Time)
* Closing Date:29/10/2018
* Benefits:25 days annual leave + bank holidays, Pension, Competitive Salary, Optional Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to work scheme, Eye care scheme, Access to wide range of local and national discounts.
If you require assistance with your application or an alternative format please contact the recruitment team on 01702 201070

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