Head of Regional Engagement


Job Code
Posted on
30/01/2020
Closing on
20/02/2020
Department
Delivery Team
Location
Home based – Regional Role
Job type
Full Time
Salary
£55,000 - £65,000 per annum
Duration
Permanent
Job Description

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) helps ensure that the Further Education and Training sector develops world class leaders, teachers and trainers. We work across the whole FE sector and are funded by Government grant, commercial contracts, professional membership (The Society for Education and Trainng – SET) and accreditation fees and a variety of other business activities.

We are now looking to appoint a Head of Regional Engagement who will develop and implement a national workforce development engagement strategy with the objective of providing professional development training for FE providers across all regions of England.

The role will report into the Director of Delivery and will be responsible for building, developing and leading on an in-depth stakeholder mapping and engagement strategy, to ensure ETF effectively understands the needs of stakeholders.

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Significant management experience with a strong understanding of the national picture.
  • Understanding of what makes professional development in an education and training environment effective
  • Able to encourage and develop a team culture throughout the regional remotely based team, developing and implementing strategies to achieve business objectives.
  • Commercially aware with the ability to develop and implement a national engagement and delivery strategy.
  • Proven track record of account/performance management, with the ability to handle complex delivery development opportunities.
  • The ability to build and maintain networks and senior level relationships across the sector
  • Very high level of interpersonal and communication skills, including effective presentation delivery.
  • Desirable, a strong professional network comprising of FE providers, colleges, local authorities, national and local delivery organisations.

 

If you are an exceptional candidate who would like to make an impact and enjoy working in a vibrant and cooperative environment, we will welcome your application.

Applicants should apply by submitting a CV and cover letter (2 pages maximum), outlining how you fulfil the requirements of the person specification.  Please send your application via email to recruitment@etfoundation.co.uk

 

Closing Date: 20 February 2020 at 12 pm

The Education and Training Foundation values diversity and is committed to making appointments on merit by fair and open processes, in accordance with its equal opportunities policy.

Our employees enjoy a generous benefits package

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How to Apply

Applicants should apply by submitting a CV and covering letter (2 pages maximum), outlining how you fulfil the requirements of the person specification. Please send your application via email by the closing date as outlined below, marked PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL to: recruitment@etfoundation.co.uk