General Manager, Engineering Training Solutions

Salary: Competitive plus car + bonus      
Location: Sheffield with occasional travel worldwide

IMechE Engineering Training Solutions (ETS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and is a leading provider of training in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Corrosion assessment, certification and consultancy services in the UK and around the world.

We are looking for an experienced and commercially driven General Manager to lead the ETS business in NDT training, consultancy and examinations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing the commercial strategy for ETS in conjunction with the Finance and Commercial Director. The post holder will have overall responsibility for developing and delivering business plans in line with profitability goals, and responsibility for the leadership of the staff within ETS.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of managing a commercially driven training or consultancy business, ideally in the NDT industry. Financially astute and highly numerate with experience of developing and maintaining large budgets, they will have excellent influencing and negotiation skills alongside excellent people and relationship management experience.

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is a world-leading professional body with a growing membership of over 117,000 members in 140 countries.

You can find out more information about ETS at and learn more about the Institution and access the job description via the link below:

The closing date for all applications is 14 December 2017. If you are interested in applying, please email your CV and a covering letter to our retained consultant Andrew Cholerton at at Penna. Alternatively, please call Andrew on 07787 515582 for an informal discussion.

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