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  • Posted: Oct 2, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.
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    Business Development Manager - Exams

    The Role Purpose:

    The purpose of this role is to develop and deliver the 2 year market led, integrated cross portfolio Business Development & Sales strategy aligned with Global/Regional Exams strategy and working with other BC colleagues to leverage opportunities and create value. This role is ultimately responsible for building and managing demand, ensuring capacity fill, delivering income/surplus targets, ensuring excellent B2B Customer Service and overseeing quality of B2C customer experience. As the most senior Exams representative in Country, this role will also sit on Country Senior Management Team and oversee performance & team working of Exams on the ground. It is envisaged that this will take up to 20% of role focus.

    Role Requirements:

    • University Degree in any subject or qualification in a relevant field
    • Significant experience of managing a large team
    • Demonstrable experience of sustaining and/or growing a product/service in line with strategic priorities for income and impact
    • Significant experience collecting and analysing client/stakeholder feedback and using the data to identify business needs and obstacles; works to resolve them
    • Business development experience in the Educaftiona and Exams sector desirable


    Pay Band: 7 Location: Nairobi, Kenya | Contract Duration: Indefinite  | Reports to: Cluster Director Exams  | Deadline for Applications: 15 October 2019 23:59 UK time | Terms: Locally Engaged Contract

    Please refer to the role profile for a full list of the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification which can be found by following the link. 

    If you feel that you are suitable and would like to be considered for this role, please apply by 23:59 UK time on the 15 October 2019 using the details provided within the advert on the British Council Jobs portal

    Method of Application

    In order to be considered for this role, please complete the application form on the British Council jobs portal with clear information on demonstrable skills and experience you possess as matched with the “Essential Experience/Skills & Knowledge” we are looking for.  Please note that applications which do not meet the format/ requirements will NOT be considered. Please note you will not be able to upload your CV to the application. All information written on the application will be reviewed by the resourcing team; please ensure you write down all relevant information. 

    Our Equality Commitment:

    Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.

    In line with the British Council's Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal record checks.

    Interested and qualified? Go to British Council on to apply
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