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Director of Business Development

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Reference:
0354
Organisation:
Suffolk New College
Place of work:
Ipswich
Salary details:
Up to £53,427 pa
Job term:
Full Time
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Appointment:
Permanent
Closing date:
09 December 2019 12:00 PM
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37 hpw, flexibility required for early and late meetings.

Suffolk New College is looking for a Director of Business Development to provide the strategic lead for Business Development ensuring all activity is aligned to the college's strategic focus areas. You will play a lead role linking with businesses and employers and developing and delivering collaborative partnerships and opportunities which meet the business, training and skills needs of employers in the region.

You will drive the growth of apprenticeships as well as leading on bidding processes and responding to tender opportunities in order to support the college to diversify its income streams, and co-ordinate the college's approach to employer engagement.

With proven ability of generating income, managing projects and delivering targets which demonstrate impact, you will be a strategic leader, an excellent communicator and networker with the ability to influence at a senior level. You will be self-motivated and driven to succeed with a good understanding of regional and local priorities and the wider further education environment.

Due to the nature of this role, a driving licence with access to a vehicle or other method of transport is essential in order to travel to employers, businesses and events. If using your own vehicle, it is a requirement for your car insurance to cover business use.

For further details and to apply, please visit our website: www.suffolk.ac.uk

Interview date: 17 December 2019.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to shortlist all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet all of the essential criteria. All appointments are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.



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