Head of Corporate Development - Edinburgh College
Head of Corporate Development
Full time - 37 hours per week
Location: Across Edinburgh College Campuses
Salary: GBP63,425 per annum
For the future you want
As one of the largest colleges in the UK and a key contributor to learning in our capital city, Edinburgh College is proud to be supporting over 19,000 students from around 115 countries worldwide to achieve the future they want.
As a student-centred organisation and one which offers over 700 courses across 32 subject areas, Edinburgh College also works with over 1,000 industry partners to help secure the best possible employment opportunities for our students.
We are also the biggest single provider of student's to Edinburgh Universities, with 99% of our successful full time students moving onto employment or further education within 6 months of graduating.
What we can offer you
Reporting to the executive team, you will have a unique opportunity to make a real impact and provide strategic management and leadership in the development and delivery of corporate development at the college in key areas such as corporate governance, board secretariat, executive support, information management, continuous improvement and transformational change, policy research and analysis and public relations and communication.
You will also be part of the college's senior management team and share the responsibility of shaping the college during a significant period of change.
We have great benefits at Edinburgh College, with generous annual leave (44 days including public holidays and closure days), a career average pension scheme and access to other benefits like childcare vouchers and cycle to work. We also have great on-site facilities including a gym, pool, training restaurants, shops and canteens. Plus you get to be part of a unique organisation which contributes to improving the lives of others - job done!
What you can offer us
Qualified to degree level together with a relevant professional qualification, you will be able to demonstrate success in project management, ensuring robust governance and information management, while operating in an environment that is evolving and transforming. You should also have experience of leading projects and influencing others to bring innovative approaches to the development and delivery of strategic and change.
You'll be an exceptional leader with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse multidisciplinary team to deliver and achieve the highest levels of quality, performance and enhancement in terms of how our college operates.
Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 1st October 2017
Shortlisting: w/c Monday 2 nd October 2017
Assessment Centre/Interview Date: Friday 13 th October 2017