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Academy Business Development Manager

Academy Business Development Manager

One of the largest and most successful charitable social enterprises who are committed to giving all children access to the highest quality Early Years Education are looking to recruit an Academy Business Development Manager to help expand the organisations social impact.

The role will initially be appointed on a 1 year fixed term contract with the view to be extended.
The charity is based in Central London and currently operates a hybrid approach to work, with staff working at least one day a week in the office.

As the Academy Business Development Manager, you will play an important role to expand the scope and scale of the organisations current learning and development offer which consists of coaching and support to nurseries, ensuring high quality standards of teaching, as well as other courses through a training academy.

You will be responsible for designing, establishing, and commercialising this external offering. Reporting directly to the Director of Strategy and Business Development, you will also work closely with the CEO, Head of Pedagogy, and members of the L&D team.

Evolving over time you will be responsible for developing the offering and value proposition for the external training business, develop the commercialisation strategy and lead the implementation of the business plan to expand the charity's social purpose.

To be considered, you will have experience in developing and implementing strategies for a new training product or offering and will have experience operating within the training and development sector. You will have excellent skills in managing complex projects spanning people, culture, and organisational change. You do not need to have specific knowledge of the early years education sector, but any experience of this will be an advantage.

This is a great opportunity to shape a new training offer, helping education professionals to provide London's children with the best quality early years education.


CVs will be reviewed as they are submitted and the role may close before the expiry date on this advert.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.