The Sheffield College Director of Business Development

Permanent | Yorkshire | Competitive Salary + Bens

Vacancy Description

We are delighted to be working with The Sheffield College, renowned for its academic, vocational and professional education with an enduring commitment to transforming lives through learning. The college works with over 2,400 employers to respond to today’s changing skills agenda and is well placed to shape its service proposition accordingly both regionally and nationally. As one of the largest stand-alone colleges in England, we are seeking to appoint an experienced business development professional to lead the colleges income generation agenda.

The successful candidate will lead the growth agenda with accountability for securing and managing the business pipeline to achieve clear development targets across all business units. You will lead in terms of the strategic direction of the business development function with the ability to shape and deliver commercially compelling business solutions across a diverse range of market sectors, whilst developing key partnerships regionally, nationally and internationally.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced professional with the strategic capacity for problem solving with sound judgement with an incisive approach. With a proven track record of success drawn from across the wider skills, apprenticeship, or education services sectors, you will bring an ability to influence and inform, with the capacity to build partnerships that deliver competitive and compelling outcomes. Having operated in a customer centric organisation of scale and complexity, you will work to actively lead our clients’ growth agenda with a commitment to the organisation’s values and behaviours.

For more information, please review the assignment brief below. To apply, please forward your CV with covering letter to at your earliest convenience. Alternatively call John Dodd on 01244 738450 or 07545 431 848, or drop him a line at


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