Further Education Manager

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Further Education Manager


Homebased (37 hours per week)

Circa £35,000 including bonus + car allowance

NCFE, one of the UK’s fastest growing, most innovative qualification awarding organisations, is looking for a Further Education Manager.

This is a national role with offices in Newcastle and St Albans where you will be expected to attend meetings.

A bit about the job

This is a new opportunity within NCFE for a Further Education Manager reporting to the National Operations Manager. You will have responsibility for a team of Account Executives who specialise in Account Management of Further Education/educational establishments. A key part of this role will be to own and drive NCFE’s growth within our Further Education customers, developing account management strategies to retain and grow business, as well as having responsibility for income targets across the account exec departments for FE. It is important you work closely with the sales and customer development team to grow schools market. You will lead the operational management of FE growth and strategies and work with departments to ensure we have the right products and services that our customers need.

A bit about you…

We are looking for someone who has a genuine passion for supporting organisations in the educational sector to thrive and develop. You’ll have experience of working in a Further Education (college) establishment in a managerial/quality role and have line management/staff supervision experience.

In order to thrive in this role, you will also have

  • excellent account management/ customer retention skills
  • excellent motivational skills
  • excellent telephone manner
  • excellent written and oral communication skills, including good grammar and spelling
  • demonstrable word processing, data entry, spreadsheet and email skills
  • attention to detail and ability to work accurately
  • excellent report writing skills
  • excellent presentation skills

A bit about us…

NCFE is passionate about developing and certificating technical and professional qualifications in the UK and internationally. Last year over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose us to help move their careers forward.

We are ambitious and acquired CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) to extend our portfolio of qualifications in the Care, Education and Health sectors.

As well as being a registered charity, regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation), we’re also a Gold standard Investor in People, a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for and the winner of numerous independent customer and business awards.

To achieve the ambitious levels of organisational performance that we’re striving for, we have high expectations of each and every one of our talented colleagues. Our culture is focused on results and we like our colleagues to work smart and have real pride in the outcomes they achieve. 'Be the best’ is one of our core values and our colleagues should exhibit this confidence and dedication to reaching our goals.

NCFE is growing and this is a great time to be joining us. We’re committed to training and developing our colleagues and encouraging them to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a generous holiday allowance, pension, childcare voucher scheme and private healthcare scheme.

Interested? Here’s what you need to know…

If you think you have the skills to become a Further Education Manager at NCFE, we’d love to hear from you! Apply online directly through our website with your current CV and a covering letter detailing the skills and relevant work experience which makes you suitable for the role.

Applications submitted through a jobs board only and not through our website will not be considered.

There’s some specific information that we’d like you to include in your covering letter. Please see page 2 of the All You Need to Know pack for details.

The closing date for this vacancy is 23rd August 2017

Interviews will be held early August 2017

CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. Any reference to CACHE or Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education registered address, company or charity numbers should be deemed to mean NCFE.