Our client has a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! They are currently looking for a Vice Principal (Commercial) to join their team based in Cambridge. The successful candidate will join them on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a highly competitive salary of £80,000 - £85,000 per annum.
Our client is an ambitious and high achieving Further Education College. They are a large and inspirational centre of learning based in Cambridge on a purpose-built site next to the Science Park, with outstanding teaching and leisure facilities and a reputation for excellence in a number of fields. The College has been graded as “Good” with outstanding features by Ofsted and this has grade has just been reconfirmed through a short inspection this term. They have a clear determination, and the capability, to become an outstanding organisation within the next two years.
Providing education and training to 3000 full-time learners, 3000 part-time and 4600 apprentices, they have a current income of around £33 million, with considerable opportunities to expand operations whilst continuing to pursue excellence in all that they do.
About the Vice Principal (Commercial) role
As a member of the senior leadership team reporting to the Principal, you will be fully involved in strategic decision making and responsible for leading and growing the College’s commercial operations.
What they’re looking for in their Vice Principal (Commercial)
They are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, enthusiastic team player with keen strategic, financial and commercial acumen. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record in marketing, growing business and making sales, preferably in the Education sector and ideally have a good knowledge of the Further Education. Alongside the management of commercial business, you will also provide a strategic lead for Employer Engagement, Marketing and Student Services. It is therefore essential that the appointed individual has excellent and current knowledge of the apprenticeship market and is used to managing large complex teams.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success in achieving significant levels of performance improvement within a comparable organisation, and will be ambitious to achieve further success for the learners, employers and communities for whom further education is so important. It will be important for the successful candidate to demonstrate the skills and experience required for the successful development of strategic partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders to address skills gaps and shortages whilst ensuring that the College is well positioned to meet the challenges and opportunities which arise from operating in an area enjoying strong levels of economic growth.
What they can offer you in return as their Vice Principal (Commercial)
Alongside a competitive salary, our client also offers an attractive pension, generous leave, a health scheme and access to subsidised leisure and other services on campus.
So if you would like to join their team as their new Vice Principal (Commercial) then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, they’d love to hear from you!
Closing date for applications is February 27th 2017.
Interviews for this post will be held on March 20th 2017.
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, they expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.