Director of Business Development

Job Roles:
Business Development, Director, Executive Director
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
South West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary + PRP
4th May 2020
Start Date:
Wiltshire College & University Centre
Job Ref:

Due to the promotion of our current Business Development Director within the College Group, we are looking to recruit a new Director to join the College’s Senior Management Team and to lead our dynamic and successful Business Development team.

About You

The role involves overseeing apprenticeship and commercial growth and delivering our strategic plan through external stakeholder engagement. We are looking for an outward facing individual with a proven track record in income generation and effective business development activities. Someone who can evidence a strong understanding of current apprenticeship funding and quality requirements.

About Us

Our College delivers education and training to more than 12,000 students with an annual turnover of £36m. Our provision is diverse and includes broad provision at L1-L3, specialist land-based provision at our Lackham Campus and an expanding higher level offering under our University Centre status. Over the last twelve months, the College has seen considerable apprenticeship growth in line with the Local Enterprise Partnership priorities. We are part way through our a significant capital investment programme that will see our Salisbury and Lackham campuses upgraded and infrastructure refreshed. This is an exceptional opportunity to work in one of the South West Region’s most significant Colleges, in the beautiful county of Wiltshire and all it has to offer.

We offer a fantastic salary, 35 days leave per annum plus bank holidays, additional closure days over the Christmas period as well as access to the generous Government Pension Scheme – all this plus you will join a supportive and welcoming team.

The College is committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are proudly accredited to the Disability Confident Employer award, part of this means a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

We understand it’s difficult to think about applying for jobs under these current circumstances, so potential applicants are encouraged to discuss the position informally with our present Director of Business Development. Please email in the first instance Interviews will be held via an online platform (Microsoft Teams) following governance guidance.

The closing date for this role is midday on Tuesday 26 May 2020

Closing date

Adverts normally close at midday on the closing date, however, vacancies may close early if sufficient applications have been received. Therefore we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.


Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by Wiltshire College & University Centre, HR Department. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we will not be able to provide feedback for candidates who have not been shortlisted for interview.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Wiltshire College & University Centre
Tel: 01225 350035
Contact: Recruitment Team

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