Director of Supply & Green Skills

Application ends: July 31, 2024
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Job Description


  • Setting the clients long term talent attraction and skills strategy
  • Owning market analysis to understand the availability of labour (now and projected) in order to define the clients long term strategy to build a sustainable pipeline of skilled and unskilled talent to meet the clients long term growth objectives
  • Building the physical infrastructure to deliver a nationwide skills academy which meets the needs of the business – continuously developing to anticipate and address future skills gaps
  • Create and drive the vision to position the client as a leading skills provider in the UK and creating brilliant skills opportunities for people across a diverse range of backgrounds (particularly backgrounds which are underrepresented in today’s electrician and heating labour markets)
  • Managing a multi functional team to deliver an efficient talent attraction strategy (incl managing a significant performance marketing budget), highly effective recruitment and onboarding operations and a market leading training function.
  • Developing a compelling employee value proposition that reflects the elements that attract great talent to working with the client (including compensation framework, benefits offering, training and development opportunities)
  • Working alongside Regional Operations Teams to match the talent supply plans to local customer demand needs.
  • Working with Data Science to continually iterate and improve their supply and training forecasting tools.
  • Working with tech and product, as well as external suppliers to identify and build the systems and tooling to make this organisation scale effectively.

What you’ll need

  • Experience of running large, multi-functional teams (familiarity with field based / remote organisations is a plus).
  • Experience working in a hyper-growth, tech enabled environment – with hands-on experience working closely with tech and product development.
  • Experience managing teams in the development and delivery of successful large scale campaigns (paid & organic)
  • Experience in managing large real estate projects (sourcing and operationalising large sites)
  • Experience in the development and delivery of multi functional operations teams.
  • A track record of working within complex regulatory environments and developing scalable processes which adhere to compliance standards.
  • The ability to synthesise complex analysis (often with missing or imperfect information) to enable teams to define the best route forward.
  • Ruthless prioritisation to drive the greatest impact for the organisation.
  • Comfort with getting up to speed on technical issues and complex products. This role will manage a large group of technical specialists – without necessarily having that background yourself.
  • Willingness to test and learn (quickly)