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Head of Strategic Partnerships

Circa 50K per annum
Borough, London
Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Application deadline: 27/08/2018 at 12:00am

The focus of this role is the strategic planning and management of our school partnerships and the associated structures and processes to support their implementation. The role will cover business development: building relationships with Multi Academy Trusts and local authorities and identifying opportunities for collaboration with like-minded organisations. The Head of Strategic Partnerships will lead the Partnerships team across the sales and account management functions to provide schools and teachers with an optimal experience.

Responsibilities in brief

  • Leading and managing the Partnerships team members to deliver a consistently high performance to meet defined goals and objectives.
  • Working with the Programme Director and Head of Primary, you will be responsible for drafting, gaining agreement to and overseeing the implementation of an overall school recruitment and retention strategy.
  • Planning and calculating the financial impact of the strategic plan and ensuring this meets with wider financial targets.
  • Preparing management information and analysis for the Executive Committee to consider in relation to recruitment, retention, attrition and the overall experience of schools.
  • Researching opportunities for partnerships with Multi Academy Trusts, Teaching Schools, Maths Hubs and other strategic partners.

Person specification

  • A confident, empathetic leader with a proven ability to influence cross functionally
  • Experienced in account management
  • Experience of successfully developing and implementing business development and/or sales initiatives
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of the competitor marketplace
  • Can apply effective operational understanding and implementation to strategic thought

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How to Apply

Please download and read the full Application Pack and send your CV and cover letter to: