Director of Skills and Productivity

West Midlands Region
up to £125,000
20 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Previously known as the “workshop of the world”, the West Midlands is once again aiming to become the engine of the British economy – driving jobs, prosperity and growth.  We have already been awarded our historic first devolution deal and we are ambitious to negotiate even more powers and responsibilities from Westminster direct to the region.  We are looking for a Director of Skills and Productivity to join our senior management team to deliver the objectives set out in our Strategic Economic Plan, which covers our three LEP geography.

The Director of Skills and Productivity will drive forward the skills agenda to energise the regional economy, by ensuring the local workforce is equipped with the skills necessary to meet business needs. You will support the Skills and Productivity Commission overseeing the delivery of the transformation and reform plans, playing a key role in developing our approaches to improving productivity across the region.

This exciting opportunity will help shape one of the most influential public bodies in the country.

For further information visit or call Tim Hills on 0113 205 6065 or Jon Houlihan on 0121 644 5710 or Dawn Faulkner on 0121 644 5703 for a confidential discussion.

Closing Date: 25 August 2017.

Preliminary interviews will be held week commencing 4 September 2017.