Enterprise Manager (Elite)

Salary: £28,650 - £33,000pa depending on experience
Post: Full-time, 37 Hours. A Job Share will be considered.
Location: ELITE Clothing Solution sites and various locations within the communities of South and East Wales.



ELITE Clothing Solutions is a new clothing production Social Enterprise that aims to support through its manufacturing activities individuals with disabilities or those at a disadvantage, to access, obtain and maintain paid employment via appropriate support and training, from a key site in Ebbw Vale. The Social Enterprise is being established by ELITE Supported Employment Agency, a registered charity set up in 1994 to support people across South Wales. ELITE hold an Investors in People: Gold accreditation, we have been awarded an 'Exemplar Employer' rating by Chwarae Teg’s Agile Nation 2 Business Programme, and we are proud to be ranked Disability Confident Leader status. 

We welcome applications from individuals who consider themselves to have a disability. 



  • To generate customers for the Social Enterprise from voluntary, public and private sector, representing the organisation accordingly at events and providing presentations.
  • Liaise appropriately with the SMT and Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator to generate the organisation brand and focus.
  • Oversee and supervise the staff operations at ELITE Clothing Solutions Ltd, including a range of personnel matters e.g. annual leave, sickness, timetables and where necessary liaising with HR and the Senior Management Team.
  • Oversee and manage the implementation of grant funded projects and where necessary contribute to claims outcomes.
  • Support the CEO in relation to tendering / grant applications.
  • To lead the recruitment of paid staff, volunteers and trainees through the appropriate mechanisms and liaising with ELITE project staff and outside agencies to assess preferences, skills and support needs with regards to training, employment and volunteering.
  • To work as a member of the team, taking part in regular supervision, meetings and appropriate training.
  • Maintain and produce all relevant paperwork / administration including financial records and reports to Senior Management Team as requested.
  • Foster effective operational relationship with network agencies and customers.

Please see the Job Description for a full list of responsibilities.



Hours of Work: 37 hours per week. Some flexible working may be required. Responsible to CEO/COO.

Closing Date: 20th September 2019. We are running a rolling program of recruitment. Please submit your CV as soon as possible to be included in the current round. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate can be appointed.



To apply for this role please submit a CV. Suitable candidates will then be contacted and will be asked to complete a tailored supporting statement.

You can download an information pack from our website: www.elitesea.co.uk. Alternatively, email information@elitesea.co.uk or contact our Head Office on 01443 226664.