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Head of Innovation, Growth and Partnership

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Head of Innovation, Growth & Partnership


£40,000 - £49,000 + PUBLIC SECTOR + Local Government pension scheme + 38 days holiday + Social activities + On-site gym + High street discounts + On-site free parking + Flexible work environment + 37.5 hours per week + 10% off further education courses

Do you have experience with writing up bids and tenders whilst managing revenue?

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a varied role and become part of a team that is seeing heavy investment in the next 5 years?

This institute is providing the chance for you to take advantage of their fantastic holiday allowance and pension plan to improve your work-life balance. You will be part of a supportive team with a flexible culture, through an array of social activities you will become part of the core unit. There is consistent investment as the institute continues to grow their range of courses and specialisations over the next 5 years, resulting in various opportunities for staff development such as CIPD which is endorsed by the institution and discounted courses to further education/qualifications.

In this role you will be tasked as the Head of Department to support the institute's finance and procurement dept with generating revenue through bids and tenders. Included with the role is training and top-up courses on any aspects of the role that you may need to refresh yourself on alongside the familiarisation of the institutes individual frameworks/databases.

The ideal candidate will be a forward thinking professional. Any and all experience within an FE environment in line with experience of managing revenue generation and working to a budget is key. As the institute develops, this role becomes ever more crucial in having someone to drive innovation, foster business growth, and manage strategic partnerships to ensure success and competitiveness.

This is a great opportunity for someone in the Private or Public sector to take a step away from the industry's dependant work hours allowing for personal development and the improvement of life at home. This is alongside the opportunity to become part of a growing department by increasing levels of investment and innovation creates an open space for a fulfilling career in a flexible work environment.

The role:
* Research, identify and draft appropriate grants, bids and tenders to facilitate growth
* Support college leaders and managers to respond innovatively to a changing skills landscape
* Work with the Employer Engagement Team to develop long term and collaborative partnerships to support key regional stakeholders
* 37.5 hours per week

The person:
* Track record of successfully completing bids and tenders, preferably in the FE sector
* Naturally innovative with a positive, can-do attitude
* Highly self-motivated and able to motivate/inspire confidence in others