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Business Manager (London Prisons) Wandsworth

Amelia Street, Southwark London


£32000 - 36000


Fixed Term Contract

Office Location

Amelia Street, Southwark London

Is this you?

Do you pride yourself on your ability to lead and motivate a team?

Great people management skills and a passion for driving performance?

Consider the role of a Business Manager at Reed in Partnership!

Reed in Partnership provides public services that change people’s lives for the better. We support the development of individuals, businesses, families and communities. Apply now and become part of our team.

This is a 9 month Fixed Term contract

What Will You Be doing?

As our Business Manager you will lead a team of IAG Advisers in Custody, in the provision of services to support caseloads of careers, training and educational advice to Prisoners. You will be responsible for managing the performance, productivity and wellbeing of this team and supports the team through observation, coaching and development to exceed their targets.


Your daily responsibilities would include:

  • Leading and motivating a team of advisers and trainers
  •  Performance management, identifying skills gaps, mentoring and coaching staff 
  •  Managing Profit and Loss reports and monthly financial forecasting Completing set reports for the commissioner as  necessary, both ad hoc and on a regular basis as defined by fund holder account management
  • Development and monitoring continuous improvement plans in line with the published continuous improvement planning cycle

What's in it for you?

Alongside a generous base salary and great flexibility with your working schedule, we offer training, development and progression opportunities. With the chance to dramatically make a difference to the local community, this role offers immense job satisfaction.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in sales management and delivery output
  • Track record of working and achieving targets (at least 1 year experience)
  • Experience of people management including supporting, mentoring and coaching and developing an individual.
  • Educational attainment of either a degree or equivalent or alternatively A-Level or equivalent attainment plus at least 2 years of high quality line management experience in a target orientated business environment
  • A minimum of 2 A-Levels or an equivalent Level 3 Diploma
  • GCSE English Language at a minimum of a Grade B (or equivalent Level 2 qualification). OR achievement of a Level 2 in Literacy Assessment at interview stage. 


Desirable Skills & Experience: 

  • Experience of working in the prisons, welfare to work or employability sectors
  • Experience of managing a business to business sales process.
  • Knowledge of welfare/benefits system.
  • Degree or relevant qualification. Degree topics may include; psychology, sociology, social care/science. Relevant qualifications would include Information Advice and Guidance NVQs, Brokerage Standard, Social Work qualifications or qualifications relating to welfare to work. 

Disability Confident Commitment

We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

Fixed Term Contract

Amelia Street, Southwark London

For more information call:

0333 240 8490

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