Deputy Head of Education & Training Permanent

Deputy Head of Education & Training

Not for Profit Membership Association

Victoria. Central London

Full Time Permanent role

Basic Salary Up to £50,000 dependant on experience benefits include a contributory pension and a season ticket loan.


A stunning opportunity for a skilled and experienced Deputy Head of Education & Training to join the team of a highly respected not for profit membership based association.


If you are an experienced Head of Education, Head of Learning & Development, Head of Training, Senior Training Manager, Senior Education Manager for a trade association, professional body, chartered institute, membership body, not for profit, royal society, awarding body or similar type of organisation we would love to hear from you.


The Role


To help develop and implement a strategy to position the membership association as the primary provider of education and training for its industry in the UK. To build strategic partnerships with key stakeholders to expand the membership association’s reach and influence in the area.


To increase the membership association’s engagement with key groups. In particular, to oversee growth of the membership association’s university partnership programme and student membership


To develop the membership association’s training offering for current and potential the membership association’s members, and to increase the workforce’s engagement with training.


This role will suit someone who has at least 5 years’ experience working in the education and training sector, can demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders and is keen to influence both policy and practice.


Education, Qualifications and Training:




Strong academic record and an honours degree




Level 6 QCF in Career Development and Guidance


Knowledge and Experience:   




Minimum 5 years’ experience of working in the education and training sector

Ability to demonstrate experience of seeking and building strong relationships with potential partners

Experience of working with education institutions or training providers

Experience of stakeholder management

Experience of presenting to a wide range of audiences




Commercial awareness and acumen

Experience in negotiation and influencing external stakeholders

Familiarity with small business/self-employment issues

Familiarity with education and training policy

Understanding of entrepreneurship and enterprise education

Experience of working in a membership organisation

Existing contacts/relationships with education and training providers

Experience of managing staff and their performance.

Experience of creating and managing budgets.

Experience of helping to develop and implement education and training strategies


To apply for this role please send your CV.


Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.


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Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 5 days ago
  • Expiration date: January 31, 2019
  • Location: Central London
  • Job Title: Deputy Head of Education & Training
  • Salary: £50,000 - 50,000
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