Thank you for taking the time to visit this website and find out more about this Non-Executive Director role here at Cogent Skills.


Attracting the right person to undertake this role has the potential to make a considerable contribution to our Group organisational mission and particularly to the delivery of Apprenticeship training through our subsidiary Cogent Skills Training.

In turn, this role presents an excellent opportunity to develop your strategic leadership and governance experience, enhance your professional profile and networks with sector leaders, and make a valuable contribution to the science-based skills sector. Most importantly, your expertise can have a direct impact on outcomes for apprentices, shaping better learning experiences and equipping them to make the most of great career opportunities.

As a new training provider, we are very clear on areas where we can improve how we currently work and we are already moving quickly to address issues highlighted in our recent Ofsted review. We’re confident about our capacity to make a really positive impact in a sector where demand for apprenticeship talent continues to grow. This individual will play a vital part in setting high standards of governance and quality assurance and acting as a critical friend. They will bring their expertise to bear in meeting delivery challenges and supporting colleagues to deliver continuous improvement.

Cogent Skills has engaged NavigateNDC to support this important appointment and I encourage you to contact them on 01625 800862 to find out more about this role and whether your skills are a good match.

Should you choose to apply, I look forward to meeting you.

Joanna Woolf
Chief Executive

This opportunity presents an excellent opportunity to develop your strategic leadership and governance experience