Growth Manager

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Growth Manager - Remote based covering Midlands/South West England

Are you pro-active, resilient and a real go getter with a passion to lead a proactive sales focused team and  determined to deliver on Babington’s ambitious growth plans and provide exceptional customer experience?

If you are driven to succeed, can develop relationships with employers and learners with the willingness flexibility to work on a remote basis and be part of Babington’s journey of Developing Better Futures, then we want to hear from you!!

You can see more about this fantastic role below and in the job description attached.

Summary of role for Growth Sales Manager

This role to engage and lead a proactive sales focused team on delivering growth targets across a range of Babington’s product portfolio supporting Employers and Learners to develop better futures.

This role is all about relationships, encouraging and coaching your team to develop their sales performance and to build exceptional customer relationships to consistently met personal and team objectives.

You will develop relationships with employers and learners to achieve your monthly targets and key performance indicators.  You will play a key role in meeting our growth plans.

Core Values and Summary of Principle Accountabilities


The role of the Growth Manager is to lead and manage a team of Business Development Consultants and Client Engagement Managers to grow and develop regional based relationships with employers selling Babington’s portfolio of apprenticeships, Adult Education funded and Commercial learning solutions.


Maintain existing Customer relationships with regular client service calls and developing future opportunities and pipeline.


The team play a key part in working alongside the Candidate Engagement team to place candidates into apprenticeship opportunities arranging apprenticeship interviews with both the employer and learner where appropriate.


Ensure that the team are fully aware of the company’s safeguarding policy and your responsibilities within that and refer any matters for concern to the company’s designated safeguarding officer for further investigation.


Your role is critical in achieving defined team target agreed with the business and to enable the team to meet individual and personal targets together with stretched team targets.


Your role will prioritise the daily and weekly sales engagement buzz sessions and team updates to ensure the highest level of team engagement whilst working in a remote environment.

Brief person specification

Essential Qualifications

Grade A-C GCSE in English and Maths or equivalent

Level 2 Information, Advice and Guidance qualification or willingness to acquire

Desirable Qualifications
Commercial Sales Qualification (e.g. C&G Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Sales, C&G Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Sales, Institute of Sales & Management (ISM) Level 2 or 3)

Skills and experience

Extensive Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Customer (B2C) experience

Experience of leading a team

Experience of selling Government funded training

Experience in recruitment, marketing or sales.

Experience of delivering high level of service and satisfaction.

Experience of successfully achieving deadlines and working without close supervision.

Experience of liaising with employers and external agencies.

Experience of managing databases / CRM systems for lead generation.

Experience self-motivating to achieve KPIs and targets

Ability to establish and maintain rapport with a wide variety of people.

Effective negotiation skills

Knowledge of labour market information.

Ability to work within a target driven environment.

Knowledge of the Awarding Organisations, Funding Bodies and Ofsted regulatory arrangements

Hold a clean driving license with access to a vehicle or ability to travel nationally

Babington Benefits
Babington Engage Rewards Platform
BUPA Healthcare – Cash plan
25 Days annual leave plus Bank holidays
Remote Working
Birmingham, United Kingdom, gb
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