Business & Employment Skills Manager

Walsall Council

Job Description:

  • Significant knowledge of employment skills and business growth projects
  • Significant knowledge in the delivery of inward investment to maximise economic growth opportunities across the Borough.
  • Strong management skills in relation to projects and staff.


  • A demonstrable record of success in leading and managing the delivery of high quality services in employment skills and business growth.
  • Able to work corporately and flexibly as a member of the Regeneration and Development Management Team
  • Significant experience in the development, delivery and management of externally funded projects.
  • Significant experience in partnership working and their development, specifically in the delivery of outcomes, with the ability to work within and make the most of the partnership environment.
  • Able to work within a high profile, political environment with an understanding of how Local Government or the Public Sector operates, and the challenges it faces
  • Track record of successfully managing a team


  • Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s Degree in relevant subject or equivalent experience
  • Full membership of a relevant professional body/association
  • Track record of and commitment to continuous personal and professional development

Salary: Negotiable

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