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General Manager (£45K-£50K plus bonus)

An exciting opportunity to join Expedient Training and lead the business to increase revenue and profitability.

Replacing the current Managing Director Role (due to retirement) the role will be to implement a new business plan and manage the changes throughout the organisation.

Expedient have entered new markets and are looking for a bright, ambitious, and skilled individual that can lead the business into the next chapter.

The role

It is important that this individual can lead teams rather than to ‘manage’ ensuring that the business is on track to meet its objectives and targets within the business plan.

Reporting direct into the shareholders of the business, the role will be to energise and drive forward a recently restructured team.

This will include

  • Adopting the business plan and ensuring that it is implemented throughout
  • To lead the three key teams (Training and Compliance, Finance and Sales and Marketing) to ensure they are meeting their KPIs
  • Management review and reporting into the Shareholders
  • Manage change throughout the business to enable growth within new sectors
  • Leading operations throughout the organisation
  • Ensuring professional development is continued and maintained across the team
  • Evaluation of performance and productivity
  • Identify and growing strategic partnerships and relationships
  • Evaluating financial data and ensuring the business is on track to meet its overall objectives.

The person

We are looking for a hardworking, passionate, and positive professionals that can bring great energy to the business. They will be responsible for driving the strategy of the business forward and implementing changes where needed to ensure the success of the business.

The individuals will need to have demonstrated experiences in previous roles, educated to a National Level 7 within a business-related qualification.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a training background or if not, business services (e.g., consultancy, recruitment).

It is vital that the individual comes with good references and has been able to demonstrate a positive impact within a previous role.

Qualifications and experience

  • Level 7 within a relevant qualification
  • At least 7 years’ experience in a senior role
  • Can demonstrate a positive impact on the business
  • A background within training or business services

The benefits to working with Expedient Training Services

Established for 19 years with an exemplary brand, the business is a responsible employer and award winning for its high levels of customer service excellence.

With many benefits, including a companywide bonus scheme, Expedient have recently grown in new markets and is looking to continue its growth.

Our core values underpin our business strategy and every day working and has created a culture of a positive environment to work within:

Reliable and responsive, our people ensure the whole Expedient experience for our customers and candidates is not just a positive one, but an exceptional one.

Knowledge, skills, and competency is at the heart of what we do. Our commitment to internal professional development enables us to project the importance of learning to our own customers.

We are passionate about our work and what we deliver. We have created a positive, encouraging, and inspiring environment to help drive the business forward and reach its true potential.

We believe our courses enable the success of individuals and organisations so they can meet the requirements needed to carry out their service effectively, efficiently, and safely.


Please send a current CV with an additional application letter which should detail your successes to date and your outlines for implementing change necessary to allow you to fulfil the objectives and strategy for change and growth within the company.

Applications to be received by Monday 15th November 2021, to Malcolm Atkinson, MD, Expedient Training Services.