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Since 1980 our team has been working with apprentices and their employers, helping them to become the best they can be. As a member of our team you’ll be helping apprentices develop in their careers. Our aim is to always be outstanding, together.

Here at Damar Training we offer exciting and rewarding career opportunities. We have a vision of helping apprentices and their employers reach their potential, and this extends to our colleagues.

If we don’t have a current vacancy that is right for you but you share our values, can enhance our service to employers and apprentices, and have experience then we’d love to hear from you. Just email your CV and a covering letter to info@damartraining.com and we’ll be in touch.

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff to share this commitment.

In support of this commitment successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks which will include, but are not limited to, satisfactory references and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We currently have the following vacancies:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our Business Development team at Damar Training.

We are an apprenticeship training provider with a clear purpose – to create real, long-term value for individuals and organisations. We have a committed, professional and friendly team who share our objectives and we are proud to work with hundreds of great employers and thousands of apprentices, all of whom share similar goals.

The apprenticeships we deliver are mostly in professional and business services. Our areas include administration, management, law, accountancy, customer service and travel. We work with large public and private sector organisations and we have an apprentice recruitment team to support the search, selections and on-boarding process.

The successful applicant will have a passion for building relationships with people and be comfortable working towards targets. This will drive you to:

  • Generate new business by expanding our reach to employers, regions and sectors through a consultative sales approach.
  • Find new ways to support our existing clients so they benefit from a more diverse range of apprenticeships.
  • Develop partnerships with existing customers to grow their apprenticeship programmes.

Someone within commutable distance of Manchester for hybrid working would be desirable.

In order to apply, please complete our application form and send it to info@damartraining.com

Salary: Competitive salary and dependent on experience.

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff to share this commitment.

In support of this commitment successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks which will include, but are not limited to, satisfactory references and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new client relationships and new business
  • Proactively making calls and driving up new business pipelines
  • Generate new business through existing client relationships
  • Working closely with programme managers and training team managers to ensure that our delivery meets business objectives
  • Demonstrate strong product knowledge to clients
  • Manage the recruitment of apprentices by your employers
  • Promote the benefits to employers of apprenticeships for existing staff
  • Actively networking and attending client or learner engagement events
  • Achieve and exceed monthly targets set
  • Maintain accurate and up to date client records

Skills

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, both in writing and face to face/by telephone
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with CRM systems
  • The ability to plan work and to exceed set targets

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Business to business sales experience
  • Track record of achieving results in a target-driven sales environment
  • Strong product knowledge including Apprenticeship Standards and Funding desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Personal Attributes and Behaviours

  • Be self-motivated and driven
  • Enjoy working towards targets and take pride in exceeding them
  • Be professional, personable and approachable
  • Be a team player
  • Flexible with the ability to work around changing business needs

We have a vacancy for an experienced Designated Safeguarding Lead to join us and lead the development of our safeguarding and related provision. Safeguarding provision at Damar is good but our aim is for it to be outstanding and you will have the full support of our Board and senior leadership team to help us achieve this goal.

Damar is an apprenticeship training provider with a clear purpose – to create real, long-term value for individuals and organisations and for our apprentices, the organisations they work for and our colleagues to achieve their potential.

We can only achieve these goals if our apprentices are safe, healthy and supported. Safeguarding underpins everything that we do, which is why this role is so important to our business.

The role is part-time (60% FTE) but if you have skills relevant to other areas of our business (SEND, functional skills or school engagement for example) then we may be able to consider a full time role.

You’ll be able to work flexibly and from home, with occasional travel to our new, state of the art offices at 111 Piccadilly in Manchester.

If you share our values and meet the role requirements in the job description, please complete the application form and email to info@damartraining.com. You can also email info@damartraining.com and ask for a form or call us on 0161 480 8171 and we will email a form to you. 

If you would like an initial conversation about the role, you’re also very welcome to call the hiring manager, our MD Jonathan Bourne, on 07768 056712.

Salary: competitive, dependant on experience.

Benefits: we offer a growing range of additional benefits including 5% employer pension contribution, a day off for your birthday, cycle to work scheme, fully expensed home office kit.

Training: professional development plans are becoming part of every role. Time is given for continuing professional development and agreed external training costs are paid for by Damar.

Timetable

Deadline for applications: Friday 11th February 2022

Interviews: likely to take place w/c 14th February 2022

Other relevant information

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff to share this commitment.

In support of this commitment successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks which will include, but are not limited to, satisfactory references and a Disclosure and Barring Service check. All recruitment at Damar is conducted in accordance with our Safer Recruitment Policy.

As we continue to build our team and business, our plans for growth are part of our strategy. We’d love to hear from you if you’re passionate about helping people achieve as we’re looking for coaches to join our team either on a full or part-time basis. We’re particularly interested in business admin apprenticeship coaches who have a background in administration but we are also keen to hear from you if you have a strong background working in the legal sector or experience of delivering apprenticeships with a legal focus, to support our growing paralegal student base.

You’ll be able to work from home, with occasional travel to our new, state of the art office at 111 Piccadilly in Manchester.

We are an apprenticeship training provider with a clear purpose – to create real, long-term value for individuals and organisations. We have a committed, professional and friendly team who share our objectives and we are proud to work with hundreds of great employers and thousands of apprentices, all of whom share similar goals.

Our team is evolving and, if you join us, you’ll be able to have a real, positive impact on apprentices, employers and colleagues. If you already have experience in apprenticeship coaching / training, have a passion for excellence, and are a strong team player with flexibility in your approach, then we’d love to hear from you. Take a look at the full job description and send your CV to info@damartraining.com and, if it’s a match, we’ll be in touch with you for an initial conversation. 

Salary: Competitive salary, dependant on experience.

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff to share this commitment.

In support of this commitment successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks which will include, but are not limited to, satisfactory references and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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