Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Account Manager, Traineeships


Job Description:

We have an amazing opportunity to join Competenz's South Island Industry Training - Traineeships team!

The Account Manager - Traineeships will be responsible for maintaining current business within agreed KPIs and will need to generate new business with existing customer bases. You will need to promote, arrange, and manage training to an agreed set of regional customers and develop relationships with customers, Providers and other key stakeholders to assist with successful learner outcomes. You will also need to advise on solutions to add value to potential and existing customers and be a key driver in developing and implementing region Target Growth Plans.

Ngā tino Pūkenga/Whēako – Essential skills/experiences for the role

  • A minimum of 3 years account management experience.
  • Industry related knowledge and experience
  • Understanding of Education or Training industry beneficial.
  • Competent in statistical analysis.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage own territory effectively and efficiently to meet targets set.
  • A strong communicator (both verbal and written) with a clear and concise presentation style
  • Proven experience in influencing the growth of sectors with strong business development skills
  • Self-driven and motivated approach

Competenz helps Kiwis build skills, careers and businesses.

Competenz work with over 3,500 companies and 20,000+ learners to deliver education across 36 industries around New Zealand. They build skills, careers, and businesses in Aotearoa through learning, most of which takes place on-the-job.

Competenz partner with employers, apprentices, schools, training providers, and assessors across the country to help New Zealanders. They are geographically spread across New Zealand, with their main support office centrally located at Newmarket, Auckland.

Competenz is a business division within Work Based Learning Limited, a subsidiary of Te Pūkenga (New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology). Te Pūkenga is a new, national tertiary education provider that delivers all classroom, digital, and work-based learning.

They are proud to be part of Te Pūkenga’s vision to reshape and grow vocational education in Aotearoa. By bringing together a variety of learning methods, Competenz aim to deliver the best possible outcomes for their employers and learners, who are always at the heart of everything they do. You can learn more about Te Pūkenga at www.tepū


Why work for Competenz?

If you are looking for an interesting and varied role within a highly focused and efficient team, this is the ideal job for you. 

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wellness programme, including flu vaccinations, discounts with Southern Cross and Lumino dentists
  • Be part of a great team
  • Great work/life balance
  • Extra-long, long weekends – they finish midday on day before long weekends

Te Tono – How to apply

Email or call Sue: 027 227 6447 | [email protected]

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    Plus vehicle

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

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