Commercial Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£36,924 to £40,179
20 Apr 2017
04 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently seeking a Commercial Manager to join Barking and Dagenham College.

The salary for this role is: BSS Grade K £36,924 to £40,179. This is inclusive of Outer London Weighting OLW + 5% PRP.

The main purpose of this role is to lead on growing and diversifying income streams across the college, generating new ideas and developing sound business plans, whilst leading on all commercial activity including events, project funding , operation of specific commercial services within the College’s portfolio. This includes our, Coffee Shops, restaurants, gym, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) centre and Estates.

This role will drive business and sales to ensure an increase in business and profits. You will also be expected to performance manage the commercial team, setting and reviewing targets including course viability and sales activity.

The successful candidate will have experience in a commercial role and will hold a relevant degree level qualification or equivalent experience. It is essential that you have experience of some business development activities including networking, sales, marketing and tendering and it would be advantageous for you to have experience of working within a training environment, setting up audit and administrative processes and managing staff. It is essential that you are a skilled communicator who can liaise effectively with people at all levels and you will be capable of building relationships and planning and prioritising effectively.

Application closing date: 4th May 2017 at 11.59am

Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 12,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m.  The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients.  We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2.  We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network.  The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.

Our values of creativity, enterprise and innovation drive our organisational behaviours and business, so if you want to join our team, we have some exciting opportunities now available, and we are looking for motivated, learner-centred and outstanding teachers who can inspire students, have a flexible and creative approach to their work, and foster the development of excellent technical learning and entrepreneurial skills.

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