Account Manager- Construction

Oldham College are looking to appoint an Account Manager in the Construction department. 

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • 32 days annual leave per year, plus Bank Holidays, with additional efficiency days and all college Christmas closedown
  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

The Role:

The Construction department are looking for a passionate individual with a strong track record of business development and sales, including delivery to targets. Working effectively with Directors, Heads of Faculty and Programme Leaders, Work Experience Placement Officers and the wider Business Development team, you will be working with the local and regional employer base to build strong relationships with employers, managing overall relationships as part of the team responsible for T Level and mandatory Placements.

Key responsibilities for our Account Manager with responsibility for Construction:

  • To be responsible for maintaining relationships with employers and developing opportunities through workforce development planning and support for business.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the employers position in the market, their product/service and competitive landscape.
  • Manage employer input and feedback for all accounts using the CRM where required.
  • Establish and build strong working relationships with business leaders at all levels.
  • To meet and exceed monthly targets in relation to numbers of placements and upselling to employers.

To be successful as an Account Manager with responsibility for Construction you will need:

  • A minimum of a level 4 industry qualification in sector that’s being applied for.
  • Strong track record of business development and sales, including delivery to targets.
  • Strong knowledge of the sector and understanding of consumer behaviour in the industry.
  • Experience of delivering employer engagement strategies.

Oldham College is a great career choice for ambitious professionals. With a “good” Ofsted rating, one of the best apprenticeship programmes in the region, excellent 16-18 results and truly outstanding GCSE English results, we are already a high performer.

But we want to deliver much more than this. Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work” and we have a clear Strategic Plan which sets out what this means and what we will do to deliver it. We will keep on improving and innovating, and we are investing in new provision, new facilities, and new technology; including our state-of-the-art clinical simulation suite.

We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best. But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.

At Oldham College, our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams. We encourage everyone to join us, as we create a workforce that is as diverse as our wonderful student community. We do monitor responses to our diversity questions in our application, to ensure that we can continue to build a workforce that is representative of the community that we serve.

We understand that not everyone works to the same timetable, and offer a range of flexible working options, including flexible start and finish times, part-time, term-time only or hybrid options, where the role permits.

We will do everything we can to support you during your application.  If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, contact our HR team who will be happy to advise.

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List.

Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.