Business Development Manager
Rush Green Campus

Job reference: 002174

Location: Rush Green Campus

Closing date: 28/06/2022

Interview Date: Not specified

Salary: £35,593 to £47,188 pa including London Weighting plus PRP

Employment type: Full Time

Department: Business Development

Hours per week: 36

About Us

Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 7,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m.  The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients.  We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2.  

We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network.  The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.

Our Values

What are our values?

We are:

  • Learner Focused- ensuring they are at the heart of everything we do;
  • Respectful- valuing and treating all fairly as individuals;
  • Passionate- demonstrating energising, engaging and inspiring all to achieve their potential;
  • Collaborative- always working together to achieve excellence and growth;
  • Excellent- in learning, teaching and assessment, the key to our success.  ​​​​​​​

Join our Team!​​​​​​​

Our values of creativity, enterprise and innovation drive our organisational behaviours and business here at Barking &  Dagenham College, so if you want to join our team, we have some exciting opportunities now available. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Manager.

Working with the Senior Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of an employer engagement strategy  which leads to growth in good quality apprenticeship levy/non-levy business, other publicly funded programmes and commercial income. This will include developing and managing high level relationships with key networks/partners/employers in a designated geographical area and develop strategic relationships in order to identify opportunities and generate quality referrals and identifying bidding opportunities to meet income targets and support the production of submissions in addition to the areas described in the attached job description.

Along with the following qualifications, you will have 2 years’ experience and proven track record  in a Business or a Sales Management role promoting and securing apprenticeship and/or training opportunities;

  • Level 3 or above Qualification in Sales Management or Marketing
  • Level 3 or above qualification in Management
  • Level 2 English and maths 
  • Level 2 IT qualification       

You will be able to demonstrate your experience of strong professional relationships with key strategic clients, and have a proven track record of delivering outstanding results through highly effective leadership qualities and a structured approach to planning for success.

If you are passionate about success and can do the above, then we want to hear from you!

Please note that there is an element of PRP that is subject to the achievement of targets.

You will need to submit a cover letter demonstrating how your personality, skills and experience meet our values for this role.

 *Please note, that we have the right to interview candidates before the application deadline*

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