Job vacancy: Senior Development Manager – Skills (SYMCA)

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and driven Individual to help shape the future of adult education, employability and skills development for the South Yorkshire region. 

With a devolved budget to be prioritised and allocated across approved providers SYMCA will ensure that we develop individuals with the right skills and knowledge to meet the employment needs of the area for now and the future. 

We are looking for a pro active, self starting individual to take forward our commissioning of devolved Adult Education Budget funded provision. 

We are looking for an team player, who can analyse diverse information in relation to learners, skills trends and providers and use their knowledge of skills to make recommendations to shape, develop and implement policies that will underpin our employability and skills approach and contribute to our future vision. 

The role would be suitable for those with a thorough knowledge of adult skills funding, along with a solid understanding of qualifications and funding strategies and programmes. 

The successful candidate will also bring experience of working within a complex environment with multiple stakeholders. This will be a challenging position, you will be expected to bring an energetic, creative and ‘can do’ approach to the role. 

Supporting Documents

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Applications no later than: 9am on Tuesday 30 August 2022 

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 7 or Thursday 8 September 2022