Operations Director – Technical Education

Job Roles:
Director, Executive Director
Organisation Type:
Other Workplaces
Awarding Organisations
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
North East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£70,000-£80,000 dependent on experience
31st Jul 2020
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Operations Director – Technical Education
Permanent Contract
37 Hours per week
Remote working is possible, however the successful applicant will be required to travel regularly to the NCFE Head Office in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Salary of £70,000-£80,000 dependant on experience

Do you want to join us on our future journey?

NCFE is one of the UK’s fastest growing education services. We are a not for profit organisation made up of Group Service support functions, our Awarding Organisation, EPA Plus and Skills Forward.

Our core purpose is to promote and advance learning, with a particular emphasis on supporting social mobility and prosperity, we aim to create a real impact on our learners’ lives and on society as a whole.

Our purpose is what connects our people and drives the vibrant, high performing culture which we’re incredibly proud of. This collective goal drives our commitment to delivering a world class experience for our customers, promoting loyalty and advocacy and providing the best possible products and services for our learners, enabling them to fulfil their potential. We understand that every learner is different and that it’s important to develop a diverse and engaging offer that helps every learner achieve their full potential. Our extensive portfolio covers a wide range of sectors for learners of all ages across many subject areas and specialisms. Through our products and services we promote opportunity and social mobility through learning, ensuring that people from all walks of life have the means to achieve their goals.

We are looking for an experienced Operations Director – Technical Education to join us on a permanent basis and take over all responsibility for the recently launched T Levels qualifications, as well as our V Cert qualifications which we develop for delivery in schools.

The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, with a solid understanding of the education and training ecosystem. We are looking for someone who is service-oriented, pragmatic and able to drive solutions collaboratively across the whole organisation. This role requires an individual who can demonstrate a passion for ‘getting it right, first time’, ensuring that contractual obligations and the needs of customers are met, whilst retaining a central focus on high quality educational experiences and outcomes. You must be fully competent in a variety of operational leadership and management practices.

Our current focus on digital transformation means we’re changing the way we interact with our customers as well as the way we review our products and services to identify gaps in the market based on deep insight. We are looking for an inspirational leader who can translate vision into reality through influencing and managing real, positive change to deliver an impactful, first rate customer and learner journey.

This role is based in Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne and remote/flexible working is available.

Our other benefits include:
. Pension scheme (up to 9% of salary)
. 25 days annual leave
. Healthcare options

Want to know about NCFE?

Take a look at our website https://www.ncfe.org.uk/

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to contact us at talent@ncfe.org.uk.

If you have the skills for this role, please apply online directly through our website with your current CV detailing your salary expectations and availability.

Closing date for this vacancy is Monday 10th August 2020.

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