Apprenticeship Business Development Officer

Staffordshire University
February 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 to £37,099
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
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Apprenticeship Business Development Officer Business Engagement

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £32,332 to £37,099 Per Annum Full Time Fixed Term Until 31/07/2024 Release Date: Monday 29 January 2024 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Reference: BE282-23-R

About the role

Staffordshire University is currently one of the largest providers of degree apprenticeships with work-integrated learning central to the university's vision for next generation education, experience, and engagement.

This role is for a member of the apprenticeship team at the university working on development of business opportunities for apprenticeship products and services. The role involves account management of existing and new employer partners, facilitation of the recruitment of new apprentices and coordinating responses to tender opportunities for new business. The role requires individuals to play an active role in events supporting Apprenticeship recruitment.

Main Responsibilities

Proactively create and develop business opportunities with both new and existing clients to generate recruitment of apprentices to courses at the University.

Develop strong working relationships with stakeholders within academic schools at the university to enhance identification of apprenticeship business opportunities.

Promote an understanding of statutory and funding regulations to new and existing employer partners.

Contribute to the development of components of apprenticeship bids and proposals including public sector frameworks.

Co-ordinate and deliver client pitches and presentations.

Regularly communicate with team members, clients, funders and other stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of contracts.

Contribute to and develop local and regional networks to raise Staffordshire University's profile.

Represent the University externally and actively develop and influence local and regional networks and partnerships.

Attend internal and external events to raise the profile of Apprenticeships at Staffordshire University

Contact For Informal Discussion

Katy Chesters

[email protected]

This post is for a fixed term contract until 31 July 2024.

Who is Staffordshire University?

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years' experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

• Competitive incremental rates of Pay

• 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days

• Excellent Pension Scheme

• Access to continued professional and personal development

• An opportunity to become part of the wider University community

• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

• Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus

• Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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