Global Business Development Manager, Professional Skills
As the Global Business Development Manager, you will carry out global and regional business development to achieve Professional Skills’ business plan targets and global and regional strategic objectives.
|Salary||Pay band F/7-Competitive|
|Duration||Pay band F/7-Competitive|
|Closing date||Sunday 03 March 2019|
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM
The Professional Skills global team sets the direction, provides support and carries out quality assurance to enable British Council country teams to deliver soft skills and professional development training on a global scale through a network of surplus-generating Professional Skills Centres.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY
As the Global Business Development Manager, you will carry out global and regional business development to achieve Professional Skills’ business plan targets and global and regional strategic objectives. Your role will also assist in positioning the British Council and the UK as a leading authority in skills for employability globally and as the partner of choice for key decision-makers in both the public and private sectors.
WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT
You will get to work with a wide variety of people globally and promote a product that changes lives, helps grow careers and makes a difference in people’s lives on a global scale.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
It is essential that you have an undergraduate/university degree as well as high proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module. It is also advantageous if you have a substantial, recent and continued experience (approx. 5 years) of business development and extensive experience of developing and managing relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including external clients / partners / suppliers.