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Head of Strategic Partnerships - EXPIRED

Job Title Head of Strategic Partnerships - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location New Malden
Salary £50k per year + 10% bonus.
Job Published 18 Aug 2015
REF J52778KP
Contact Name Education Team
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

A globally recognised professional membership body and awarding organisation based in New Malden, near Wimbledon are recruiting for a Head of Strategic Partnerships, as new role in their growing Education Team.

Aim of the role is to develop new strategic partnerships with credible business schools and universities within the UK, Africa and other key markets to build on the organisation’s successful business operations and partnerships established over the past four decades.

You will be passionate about learning and giving individuals the opportunity to access high quality education. You will part of expanding resources and infrastructure to allow access to a higher number of educational centres.
The role will be responsible for developing a partnership engagement strategy and creating opportunities to attract the top educational establishments to work in partnership with the organisation to support the achievement of strategic priorities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing an innovative partnership strategy to attract the most credible universities and business schools to join forces with the organization as an accredited centre and increase articulations and progressions
  • Identifying learner needs within markets which can be met by joint partnerships
  • Identifying leading edge and differentiated educational programmes and services to meet the needs of UK learners
  • To act as an ambassador with University Deans and other key stakeholders
  • Working with the Director of Education and Product Development Managers to ensure all products are aligned and designed to achieve the partnership arrangements
  • Overseeing partnership contractual arrangements

This is a full time permanent position with a salary circa £50k and a 10% bonus.

Key criteria for the role include:

  • A graduate with a post graduate qualification such as an MBA or post- doctoral degree.
  • Experience in a similar role and sound knowledge of the UK educational system and Ofqual regulations.
  • Knowledge of the African educational system and regulatory requirements would be an advantage.
  • A successful relationship manager, with strong university networks and contacts in the UK and Africa is essential.
  • Commercially aware; ensure that products and services can be developed and marketed profitably.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV to the Education Team quoting reference number J52778KP

Ref: EXPIRED - J52778KP | Published: 18th Aug 2015