Head of Development

Absolute Personnel
40000.00 GBP Annual
14 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2018
Contract Type

Due to continued growth, my client based in Telford has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Development to join their busy team on a permanent basis.

This is predominantly a field-based role, where you will be responsible for generating new business sales as well as overseeing the Qualifications and Marketing teams.

My client is offering a competitive salary based on experience, with an immediate start for the successful applicant.

Business Development duties:

  • Generate new business sales and increasing existing business sales to an agreed annual target
  • Managing and maintaining a pipeline and ensuring all sales administration is current
  • Responsible for own lead generation and appointment setting
  • Representing the company at industry events and tradeshows
  • Create and be accountable for all customer proposals, contracts and any further documentation

Qualification Development duties:

  • Ensure adherence to statutory and regulatory compliance matters relevant to your department
  • Develop a process and metrics which will provide clear and consistent evaluation of qualifications, products against financial targets and report to the senior management team
  • Determine and propose new product investment using internal and external intelligence
  • Collaborate with Qualification Development Manager to ensure portfolio direction meets business

Person specification:

  • Experience in education or qualification industry
  • Strong communication skills including written, oral and presentation
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong client management skills
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to all customers

For more information or to apply for this role please contact Kirstie.

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