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Workforce Business Manager

We are seeking to appoint a Workforce Business Manager to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis.

About Workforce Business Manager

Hours of work: 35 Hours per week

Work Pattern: Open to a compressed 4 day week or choosing a work pattern to suit both the business and the ideal candidate.

Location: Home based

Salary: £35,736 per annum (FTE)

The Institute of Swimming work in conjunction with Swim England as a subsidiary, and exist for the good of the sport; developing the best aquatic professionals is our priority.

We are the largest provider of Swim England qualifications and aquatics courses and we train over 60 per cent of all swimming teachers in the UK.

We are seeking to appoint a Workforce Business Manager to join our team on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity working within the Swim England Business Engagement Team, within the Institute of Swimming Directorate. You will be responsible for leading and managing the development of new business for the Institute of Swimming, reviewing the current portfolio of products and services to ensure that they are fit for purpose and to enhance business performance.

Reporting to the Head of Business Engagement, you will also be responsible for developing commercial strategies and operational plans to increase revenue or decrease cost in line with the organisation's objectives. Investigating new opportunities to maximise commercial revenue from existing products, through the development of both original and complementary products and/or services. Providing consultancy support to identified stakeholders, implementing solutions to their business needs. Managing the role of Recruitment Academy and Funding Officer. To see the full extent of this exciting role, download the full Job Description and Person Specification.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a credible communicator, demonstrating the ability to influence, with good intrapersonal and presentation skills
  • Data literate and analytical with demonstrable business acumen
  • Be confident in their ability to meet targets and manage a varied workload without close supervision, demonstrating excellent time management skills
  • Possess demonstrable business development, revenue generation and project management experience
  • Be consultative yet outcome focused in their approach

Find out more about at it's like to work with us and the Institute of Swimming family:

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.

To apply for this role please:

This should include any personal interests and unpaid activities. Include as much detail as possible to support your application, we receive hundreds of applications so make yours stand out! (We would recommend at least 300 words.)

Applications received without all elements above will not be considered for shortlisting.

Closing date: Wednesday 18 August
Applications after this time will not be considered

Interview date: Tuesday 31 August 2021

Supporting Documents:

jd-workforce-business-manager.docx (MS Word, 315.6 Kb)

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