Industry Manager – land based services


City and Guilds

City & Guilds are seeking an experienced, highly motivated and dynamic person to take on the role of Industry Manager for the Land Based Sector. Your knowledge of this industry and its future skills needs will be vital in determining our strategic approach and our future product mix, which will support this sector’s growth and educational landscape. This role will be based at our London head office. However, you won’t be in the London office every day of the week, so your home location and working pattern will be flexible. This will ensure the requirements of all the land sectors are accommodated.

About The Role

As the Industry Manager Land you will be the source of key insights into the skills and training needs of this industry area in the City & Guilds UK and international markets. By establishing deep and sustainable relationships with employers, their trade and professional associations and other key industry stakeholders, you will identify valuable partnerships, opportunities for products and services and commission qualification packages and services that are demonstrably superior to existing products in the marketplace.

Managing high profile partnerships with key stakeholders as well as looking at new opportunities to link with the industry you will have strong connections to support and feed into any future bids and tenders linked to current education reform.

You will manage and maintain a portfolio of qualifications that vary from licence to practice to certificate of competence and technical.

About You

You will need to have gained credible experience working within the Land Based sector and industry ideally in a training and development role. You should possess a passion for representing the skills needs of this sector and the drive and determination to work across the City & Guilds business at all levels to promote the best interests and profile of the industry both internally for all parts of the business and externally for employers and learners.

We need you to have a genuine appetite for working with all forms of data including LMI and financial to fully inform commercial propositions and the products and services strategy for construction and utilities. An analytical nature will help drive your awareness of this sector and that of City & Guilds.

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